The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 325 352 431
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +79
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 268 238 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 2.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 148 74
Average daily rate £400 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £30.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.00%
Mac OS X
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10069 10543 9908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.34% 22.87% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6173 6184 5496
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 842 915
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 122 £418 -1.76% 28
North West -2 36 £350 -6.66% 8
South East +2 35 £355 -2.73% 15
South West +28 27 £350 +53.84% 8
Yorkshire -9 20 £485 +29.33% 4
East of England -3 10 £550 +207.69% 12
North East -20 10 £420 -2.32% 2
West Midlands -11 7 £200 -52.94% 2
East Midlands - 1 £215 - 3
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 407 (75.37%) Linux
2 297 (55.00%) Unix
3 272 (50.37%) HTML
4 248 (45.93%) Windows
5 238 (44.07%) Java
6 223 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (35.37%) Git (software)
8 184 (34.07%) HTTP
9 178 (32.96%) Web Design
9 178 (32.96%) Responsive Web Design
10 169 (31.30%) Relational Database
10 169 (31.30%) CSS
11 165 (30.56%) Subversion
12 164 (30.37%) JavaScript
13 152 (28.15%) Python
14 144 (26.67%) MongoDB
15 138 (25.56%) Configuration Management
16 137 (25.37%) Ruby
17 121 (22.41%) REST
18 119 (22.04%) Web Development
19 107 (19.81%) TDD
20 94 (17.41%) SQL
21 92 (17.04%) Active Directory
22 88 (16.30%) Neo4j
23 87 (16.11%) C#
24 85 (15.74%) Scala
24 85 (15.74%) JAX-RS
25 79 (14.63%) BDD
26 78 (14.44%) Cucumber
27 77 (14.26%) Windows 7

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (8.70%) Node.js
2 34 (6.30%) Confluence
3 30 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.96%) WebSphere
5 15 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
6 14 (2.59%) Apache
7 13 (2.41%) MS Exchange
8 12 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.67%) IIS
10 9 (1.67%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.11%) Lync
11 6 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.93%) nginx
12 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (9.07%) MS Office
2 28 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.74%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Faxination
2 1 (0.19%) assyst
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.37%) Office 365
2 18 (3.33%) GitHub
3 8 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (1.30%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 184 (34.07%) HTTP
2 58 (10.74%) Internet
3 43 (7.96%) TCP/IP
4 34 (6.30%) SNMP
5 26 (4.81%) DNS
6 20 (3.70%) LAN
7 19 (3.52%) LDAP
7 19 (3.52%) Wireless
8 17 (3.15%) Firewall
9 15 (2.78%) VPN
9 15 (2.78%) WAN
10 14 (2.59%) DHCP
11 12 (2.22%) SSL
12 10 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.48%) Network Security
13 8 (1.48%) SAN
14 7 (1.30%) NAS
14 7 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (1.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (31.30%) Relational Database
2 144 (26.67%) MongoDB
3 88 (16.30%) Neo4j
4 47 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 43 (7.96%) SQL Server
6 37 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (6.11%) MySQL
8 20 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.78%) DB2
10 9 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 9 (1.67%) FileMaker
11 8 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.30%) Big Data
13 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.93%) Redis
14 5 (0.93%) SQLite
15 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.37%) QlikView
16 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 191 (35.37%) Git (software)
2 165 (30.56%) Subversion
3 78 (14.44%) Cucumber
4 75 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 39 (7.22%) JIRA
6 38 (7.04%) Maven
7 34 (6.30%) HP UFT
7 34 (6.30%) JMeter
7 34 (6.30%) Mockito
8 33 (6.11%) Selenium
9 32 (5.93%) LoadRunner
10 25 (4.63%) Vagrant
11 22 (4.07%) Visual Studio
12 19 (3.52%) JUnit
13 15 (2.78%) RSpec
14 13 (2.41%) Capybara
14 13 (2.41%) git-flow
15 11 (2.04%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.30%) CMake
17 6 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 33 (6.11%) Finance
2 10 (1.85%) Retail
3 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
5 4 (0.74%) Advertising
5 4 (0.74%) Front Office
5 4 (0.74%) Law
5 4 (0.74%) Publishing
6 3 (0.56%) Games
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
7 2 (0.37%) Banking
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 289 (53.52%) Developer
2 156 (28.89%) Java Developer
3 84 (15.56%) Digital Developer
3 84 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 66 (12.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 45 (8.33%) Analyst
6 40 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 37 (6.85%) Scala Developer
8 25 (4.63%) Desktop Support
9 24 (4.44%) HTML Developer
9 24 (4.44%) Ruby Developer
10 23 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 22 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
12 20 (3.70%) Administrator
13 19 (3.52%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.52%) Test Leader
14 18 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.15%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (50.37%) HTML
2 169 (31.30%) CSS
3 121 (22.41%) REST
4 85 (15.74%) JAX-RS
5 72 (13.33%) .NET
6 71 (13.15%) Hibernate
7 56 (10.37%) HTML5
8 54 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 38 (7.04%) jQuery
10 31 (5.74%) XHTML
11 26 (4.81%) JSON
11 26 (4.81%) SOAP
12 20 (3.70%) ASP.NET
13 19 (3.52%) CSS3
13 19 (3.52%) Struts
14 18 (3.33%) CAML
14 18 (3.33%) RESTful
15 17 (3.15%) Sass
15 17 (3.15%) Web Services
16 15 (2.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.56%) Visualisation
3 34 (6.30%) PKI
4 18 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.41%) iPad
6 12 (2.22%) iPhone
6 12 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.30%) Blog
9 7 (1.30%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.11%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (0.93%) BYOD
11 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (0.74%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 407 (75.37%) Linux
2 297 (55.00%) Unix
3 248 (45.93%) Windows
4 77 (14.26%) Windows 7
5 40 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 38 (7.04%) Windows Server
7 37 (6.85%) Android
7 37 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 26 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (4.07%) Windows XP
10 16 (2.96%) AIX
10 16 (2.96%) Solaris
11 15 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.59%) HPUX
13 12 (2.22%) Mac OS X Server
14 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (1.30%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.11%) Windows 10
17 6 (1.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.96%) Responsive Web Design
2 178 (32.96%) Web Design
3 138 (25.56%) Configuration Management
4 119 (22.04%) Web Development
5 107 (19.81%) TDD
6 79 (14.63%) BDD
7 52 (9.63%) ITIL
8 45 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (7.41%) Scrum
10 38 (7.04%) Open Source
11 34 (6.30%) Network Monitoring
11 34 (6.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 29 (5.37%) Functional Testing
13 28 (5.19%) Non-Functional Testing
13 28 (5.19%) Test Automation
14 27 (5.00%) Integration Testing
14 27 (5.00%) Migration
15 26 (4.81%) OO
16 25 (4.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 238 (44.07%) Java
2 164 (30.37%) JavaScript
3 152 (28.15%) Python
4 137 (25.37%) Ruby
5 94 (17.41%) SQL
6 87 (16.11%) C#
7 85 (15.74%) Scala
8 58 (10.74%) Shell Script
9 55 (10.19%) PowerShell
10 49 (9.07%) C++
11 38 (7.04%) Perl
12 26 (4.81%) C
13 19 (3.52%) PHP
13 19 (3.52%) VB
14 18 (3.33%) FQL
15 15 (2.78%) XAML
16 13 (2.41%) VBA
17 9 (1.67%) Objective-C
18 7 (1.30%) VBScript
19 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.48%) Degree
3 20 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.22%) MCSE
7 9 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.11%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.93%) CCNA
11 5 (0.93%) CCNP
12 4 (0.74%) ECDL
12 4 (0.74%) MCSA
13 3 (0.56%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.56%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.37%) CCSE
14 2 (0.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 20 (3.70%) QA
3 9 (1.67%) SLA
4 8 (1.48%) WCAG
5 4 (0.74%) WAI
6 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 92 (17.04%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.85%) Samba
3 10 (1.85%) XenApp
4 8 (1.48%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (1.11%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.93%) vSphere
8 4 (0.74%) Docker
8 4 (0.74%) NFS
8 4 (0.74%) vCloud
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (6.30%) Puppet
2 22 (4.07%) SCCM
3 11 (2.04%) WSUS
4 10 (1.85%) Casper Suite
5 8 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.11%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.74%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.37%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.19%) Ansible
10 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.48%) Apple
3 50 (9.26%) HP
4 35 (6.48%) VMware
5 27 (5.00%) Citrix
6 26 (4.81%) Oracle
7 21 (3.89%) Cisco
8 16 (2.96%) Adobe
9 15 (2.78%) IBM
9 15 (2.78%) Telerik
10 14 (2.59%) Splunk
11 11 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.04%) Serena
12 10 (1.85%) Remedy
13 9 (1.67%) Google
13 9 (1.67%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.48%) McAfee
15 6 (1.11%) Dell
16 4 (0.74%) EMC
16 4 (0.74%) Reuters
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