The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 442 428 443
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 124 101 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.09% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 40 36
Average daily rate £350 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £130 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 42
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11415 9276 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.80% 21.12% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6446 5024 5856
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1032 962 1101
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the England region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -28 82 £363 +81.25% 44
East of England -21 18 £375 +62.16% 4
South West -11 12 £170 -54.66% 1
South East -11 7 £363 +70.58% 10
East Midlands - 2 £200 - 3
North West - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mac OS X 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 X.

1 157 (63.82%) Windows
2 80 (32.52%) Linux
3 75 (30.49%) Apple
3 75 (30.49%) Windows 7
4 73 (29.67%) Active Directory
5 68 (27.64%) Microsoft
6 61 (24.80%) MS Office
7 58 (23.58%) Java
8 56 (22.76%) HTML
9 54 (21.95%) JavaScript
10 52 (21.14%) Windows XP
11 43 (17.48%) CSS
11 43 (17.48%) ITIL
12 42 (17.07%) UNIX
12 42 (17.07%) Git (software)
13 37 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (14.23%) MS Exchange
14 35 (14.23%) SQL
15 34 (13.82%) Web Services
16 32 (13.01%) TDD
16 32 (13.01%) Relational Database
17 31 (12.60%) Apple iOS
18 30 (12.20%) Cisco
19 28 (11.38%) SCCM
20 27 (10.98%) Blackberry
20 27 (10.98%) MySQL
21 26 (10.57%) Adobe
21 26 (10.57%) Citrix
22 24 (9.76%) TCP/IP
22 24 (9.76%) Agile Software Development

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mac OS X 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 X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (14.23%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.94%) Node.js
3 21 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.88%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.47%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.66%) IIS
7 9 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.66%) Apache
7 9 (3.66%) Apache Solr
8 8 (3.25%) Lync
8 8 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.85%) CMS
9 7 (2.85%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.85%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 61 (24.80%) MS Office
2 21 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 10 (4.07%) Acrobat
4 9 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.85%) QuarkXPress
6 6 (2.44%) Photoshop
6 6 (2.44%) InDesign
7 4 (1.63%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (1.63%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.69%) Office 365
2 8 (3.25%) SaaS
3 5 (2.03%) GitHub
4 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.94%) Internet
3 21 (8.54%) HTTP
4 18 (7.32%) DNS
5 17 (6.91%) VPN
5 17 (6.91%) VoIP
6 16 (6.50%) LAN
6 16 (6.50%) Firewall
7 14 (5.69%) Wireless
8 13 (5.28%) LDAP
9 12 (4.88%) DHCP
10 10 (4.07%) WAN
10 10 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.66%) OpenLDAP
12 7 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.63%) Ethernet
13 4 (1.63%) FTP
13 4 (1.63%) SMPP
14 3 (1.22%) SAN
14 3 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.01%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.98%) MySQL
3 14 (5.69%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.28%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.22%) DTS
7 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) Redis
8 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.41%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.41%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.76%) Subversion
3 13 (5.28%) Jasmine
4 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.66%) Grunt
6 8 (3.25%) Mocha
7 7 (2.85%) Xcode
8 6 (2.44%) XDoclet
9 5 (2.03%) Hudson
10 4 (1.63%) Spring Roo
10 4 (1.63%) Maven
10 4 (1.63%) JUnit
10 4 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.63%) QUnit
11 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.22%) JIRA
11 3 (1.22%) PhoneGap
12 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.41%) RSpec
General
1 10 (4.07%) Finance
1 10 (4.07%) Advertising
2 5 (2.03%) Publishing
2 5 (2.03%) Back Office
2 5 (2.03%) Marketing
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.81%) Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Local Government
5 1 (0.41%) Interactive Media
5 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (23.58%) Analyst
2 55 (22.36%) Developer
3 39 (15.85%) Support Analyst
4 34 (13.82%) Desktop Support
5 31 (12.60%) Support Engineer
6 23 (9.35%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 18 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
8 16 (6.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (6.50%) Service Analyst
9 15 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.10%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (6.10%) Front-End Developer
10 14 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (5.28%) IT Support
12 10 (4.07%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.25%) Help Desk Analyst
14 8 (3.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.76%) HTML
2 43 (17.48%) CSS
3 34 (13.82%) Web Services
4 23 (9.35%) Spring
5 22 (8.94%) jQuery
6 20 (8.13%) Hibernate
7 16 (6.50%) JAX-RPC
8 14 (5.69%) RESTful
8 14 (5.69%) Sass
9 13 (5.28%) Mustache
9 13 (5.28%) XML
10 12 (4.88%) JSON
11 11 (4.47%) Spring MVC
11 11 (4.47%) Ajax
12 10 (4.07%) Struts
12 10 (4.07%) Struts2
12 10 (4.07%) JPA
13 8 (3.25%) HTML5
13 8 (3.25%) REST
13 8 (3.25%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.28%) Open Source
4 12 (4.88%) iPhone
5 7 (2.85%) Replication
5 7 (2.85%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.44%) iPad
6 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.22%) PDA
9 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.22%) Social Media
10 2 (0.81%) EPoS
10 2 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.81%) EFT
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 157 (63.82%) Windows
2 80 (32.52%) Linux
3 75 (30.49%) Windows 7
4 52 (21.14%) Windows XP
5 42 (17.07%) UNIX
6 37 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (12.60%) Apple iOS
8 18 (7.32%) Android
9 16 (6.50%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.66%) Solaris
10 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.44%) Mac OS X Server
11 6 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (2.03%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.63%) AIX
14 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.48%) ITIL
2 32 (13.01%) TDD
3 24 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (9.35%) Web Development
5 18 (7.32%) Web Design
5 18 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (6.50%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.10%) Scrum
8 14 (5.69%) OO
9 13 (5.28%) MVC
9 13 (5.28%) Migration
10 11 (4.47%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.07%) Service Management
12 8 (3.25%) BDD
13 7 (2.85%) Software Architecture
13 7 (2.85%) Software Deployment
13 7 (2.85%) Performance Management
13 7 (2.85%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.58%) Java
2 54 (21.95%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.23%) SQL
4 19 (7.72%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.10%) Ruby
6 8 (3.25%) C
7 7 (2.85%) Scala
8 5 (2.03%) Groovy
8 5 (2.03%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.03%) PHP
8 5 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.63%) Erlang
10 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.81%) AppleScript
11 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.41%) VBScript
12 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.07%) MCP
4 6 (2.44%) Degree
5 5 (2.03%) MCITP
5 5 (2.03%) MCSA
6 4 (1.63%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.22%) MCSE
7 3 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.22%) ACSP
8 2 (0.81%) ACDT
8 2 (0.81%) MCDST
8 2 (0.81%) MCTS
9 1 (0.41%) CCNA
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) SLA
2 5 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (29.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.25%) XenApp
4 4 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.63%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.22%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.22%) Squid
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.81%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.81%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) IAG
7 1 (0.41%) UAG
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (11.38%) SCCM
2 6 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.03%) SCOM
4 3 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.22%) DansGuardian
5 2 (0.81%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.81%) Puppet
5 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.81%) Nagios
5 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.41%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
6 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 75 (30.49%) Apple
2 68 (27.64%) Microsoft
3 30 (12.20%) Cisco
4 26 (10.57%) Adobe
4 26 (10.57%) Citrix
5 24 (9.76%) VMware
6 21 (8.54%) Oracle
7 20 (8.13%) HP
8 10 (4.07%) JBoss
9 7 (2.85%) Lotus
9 7 (2.85%) Dell
9 7 (2.85%) Quark
9 7 (2.85%) Reuters
9 7 (2.85%) Bloomberg
10 6 (2.44%) Sophos
11 5 (2.03%) IBM
11 5 (2.03%) Juniper
11 5 (2.03%) F5
12 4 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.63%) Google
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 days ago
Wokingham
Premier Group
Rate: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 26 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £475 - £585 per day
Posted: 26 days ago