The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 81 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.076% 0.085% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£205 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+108.12% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.59 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-41.64% +92.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
203 255 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.47% 21.70% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 105 49
Average daily rate £350 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £210 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS across the Edinburgh region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Mac OS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix