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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 331 397 418
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 235 142 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 1.42% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 76 42
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£386 £295 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.93% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 24
Average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.95 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
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
10442 10018 9268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.91% 22.47% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 5600 4971
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 841 926 1054
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
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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 +61 137 £425 +84.78% 56
South East +9 36 £365 +16.80% 15
North West +16 20 £375 - 4
Yorkshire +3 18 £375 +70.45% 1
East of England -8 13 £170 -55.84% 14
West Midlands - 4 £425 - 2
South West -23 2 £228 -39.33% 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 341 (64.71%) Linux
2 291 (55.22%) UNIX
3 278 (52.75%) HTML
4 213 (40.42%) Java
5 206 (39.09%) Windows
6 195 (37.00%) Relational Database
7 178 (33.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 177 (33.59%) Web Design
9 173 (32.83%) HTTP
9 173 (32.83%) Web Development
10 170 (32.26%) Git (software)
11 163 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
12 157 (29.79%) CSS
13 153 (29.03%) Configuration Management
14 151 (28.65%) REST
15 136 (25.81%) Subversion
16 119 (22.58%) JavaScript
17 118 (22.39%) Hibernate
18 117 (22.20%) Python
19 112 (21.25%) MongoDB
20 105 (19.92%) JAX-RS
21 100 (18.98%) Neo4j
22 96 (18.22%) Windows 7
23 95 (18.03%) Ruby
24 75 (14.23%) Apple
25 74 (14.04%) TDD
26 72 (13.66%) Apple iOS
27 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
28 62 (11.76%) MS Office
29 60 (11.39%) SQL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 40 (7.59%) JBoss
2 34 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.42%) Node.js
5 12 (2.28%) Apache
5 12 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.95%) Lync
8 5 (0.95%) nginx
8 5 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) IIS
11 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (11.76%) MS Office
2 19 (3.61%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.90%) Final Cut Pro
4 7 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) Quicktime
6 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.38%) Maya
6 2 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.19%) MODO
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.66%) Heroku
3 11 (2.09%) Office 365
4 5 (0.95%) SaaS
4 5 (0.95%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.76%) GitHub
6 3 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (32.83%) HTTP
2 40 (7.59%) LDAP
3 25 (4.74%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.17%) Internet
5 20 (3.80%) Firewall
6 19 (3.61%) DNS
7 17 (3.23%) VPN
8 15 (2.85%) DHCP
9 13 (2.47%) LAN
10 10 (1.90%) Network Security
11 7 (1.33%) Wireless
12 6 (1.14%) VoIP
13 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.95%) WAN
14 4 (0.76%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.76%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.76%) SAN
14 4 (0.76%) PABX
15 3 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
15 3 (0.57%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (37.00%) Relational Database
2 112 (21.25%) MongoDB
3 100 (18.98%) Neo4j
4 57 (10.82%) MySQL
5 32 (6.07%) MariaDB
6 13 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 10 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.95%) FileMaker
9 5 (0.95%) DTS
10 4 (0.76%) Redis
11 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.57%) Big Data
11 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 170 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 136 (25.81%) Subversion
3 24 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.42%) Cucumber
4 18 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (3.42%) Maven
5 16 (3.04%) Mockito
6 10 (1.90%) Xcode
7 7 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.76%) CMake
10 3 (0.57%) Gradle
10 3 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.38%) Ant
11 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.38%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.19%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.19%) Appium
General
1 27 (5.12%) Finance
2 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
2 12 (2.28%) Spanish Language
3 11 (2.09%) Publishing
4 8 (1.52%) Advertising
4 8 (1.52%) Banking
5 6 (1.14%) Multimedia
6 5 (0.95%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Marketing
7 3 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 315 (59.77%) Developer
2 171 (32.45%) Java Developer
3 82 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 52 (9.87%) Support Engineer
5 44 (8.35%) Desktop Support
6 42 (7.97%) Analyst
7 38 (7.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (5.69%) Support Analyst
9 29 (5.50%) Front-End Developer
10 26 (4.93%) Desktop Engineer
11 20 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 19 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.23%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.04%) IT Support
15 15 (2.85%) Support Specialist
16 14 (2.66%) Mac Engineer
17 13 (2.47%) Scala Developer
18 12 (2.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 12 (2.28%) Desktop Analyst
19 11 (2.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (52.75%) HTML
2 157 (29.79%) CSS
3 151 (28.65%) REST
4 118 (22.39%) Hibernate
5 105 (19.92%) JAX-RS
6 51 (9.68%) Spring
7 39 (7.40%) Spring MVC
8 37 (7.02%) JAAS
9 36 (6.83%) XML
9 36 (6.83%) Django
10 35 (6.64%) HTML5
11 32 (6.07%) Web Services
12 30 (5.69%) JPA
13 27 (5.12%) RESTful
14 24 (4.55%) JSON
15 22 (4.17%) Struts
16 20 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
17 19 (3.61%) Ajax
18 18 (3.42%) CSS3
19 15 (2.85%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.25%) Visualisation
2 48 (9.11%) Blackberry
3 32 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (4.36%) iPad
5 22 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 19 (3.61%) iPhone
7 9 (1.71%) Open Source
7 9 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.14%) Blog
8 6 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.95%) User Experience
10 4 (0.76%) CMDB
10 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.38%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 341 (64.71%) Linux
2 291 (55.22%) UNIX
3 206 (39.09%) Windows
4 96 (18.22%) Windows 7
5 72 (13.66%) Apple iOS
6 52 (9.87%) Android
7 43 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 30 (5.69%) Windows 8
9 23 (4.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (3.61%) Mac OS X Server
11 17 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.04%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.71%) CentOS
15 7 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.57%) Solaris
18 2 (0.38%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (33.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 177 (33.59%) Web Design
3 173 (32.83%) Web Development
4 163 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (29.03%) Configuration Management
6 74 (14.04%) TDD
7 45 (8.54%) Mentoring
8 44 (8.35%) MVC
9 41 (7.78%) BDD
10 30 (5.69%) ITIL
11 24 (4.55%) Scrum
11 24 (4.55%) Line Management
12 20 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (3.61%) Microservices
14 18 (3.42%) Automated Testing
15 17 (3.23%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.23%) Asset Management
16 13 (2.47%) E-Commerce
16 13 (2.47%) iOS Development
17 10 (1.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (40.42%) Java
2 119 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 117 (22.20%) Python
4 95 (18.03%) Ruby
5 60 (11.39%) SQL
6 54 (10.25%) Scala
7 39 (7.40%) PL/SQL
8 27 (5.12%) C
9 24 (4.55%) PHP
10 22 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.42%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.23%) C#
13 10 (1.90%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.52%) C++
15 8 (1.52%) Perl
16 3 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
17 2 (0.38%) VBA
18 1 (0.19%) XPath
18 1 (0.19%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 30 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.66%) Degree
3 9 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.52%) MCP
4 8 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.57%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) CCA
6 2 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.38%) CNE
6 2 (0.38%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 2 (0.38%) MCITP
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.19%) CEH
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) CISM
7 1 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.33%) QA
1 7 (1.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.57%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.57%) XenApp
5 2 (0.38%) NDS
5 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.38%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.38%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Xen
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (4.17%) Puppet
2 10 (1.90%) SCCM
3 6 (1.14%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.38%) Nagios
5 2 (0.38%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 75 (14.23%) Apple
2 69 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 43 (8.16%) Oracle
4 31 (5.88%) VMware
5 17 (3.23%) Cisco
6 14 (2.66%) Adobe
7 11 (2.09%) Lotus
8 10 (1.90%) Zend
9 9 (1.71%) Citrix
10 8 (1.52%) HP
10 8 (1.52%) Symantec
11 6 (1.14%) CommVault
11 6 (1.14%) SAP
11 6 (1.14%) Google
11 6 (1.14%) Twitter
12 5 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.95%) Altiris
12 5 (0.95%) Sophos
12 5 (0.95%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.76%) IBM
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