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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 385 418 412
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 197 136 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 1.26% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 73 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £184 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £523 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £140
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +171.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 31
Average hourly rate £17.43 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.21 £20.20 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
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
10969 10762 9218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.30% 22.43% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6423 6209 5025
Average daily rate £365 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 910 981 950
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -25 84 £205 -51.76% 39
South East +16 41 £425 +142.85% 12
Yorkshire - 40 £425 -
East of England +13 14 - - 12
North West - 10 £400 - 3
South West +9 8 £350 +55.55% 6
East Midlands -11 1 £225 +12.50%
West Midlands - 1 £150 - 1
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 257 (54.68%) Linux
2 228 (48.51%) UNIX
3 211 (44.89%) HTML
4 197 (41.91%) Windows
5 185 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (33.62%) Git (software)
7 144 (30.64%) Java
7 144 (30.64%) HTTP
8 143 (30.43%) Web Design
9 141 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 141 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 130 (27.66%) Configuration Management
11 120 (25.53%) Subversion
12 116 (24.68%) CSS
13 111 (23.62%) Web Development
14 107 (22.77%) JavaScript
15 106 (22.55%) Apple
16 100 (21.28%) Windows 7
16 100 (21.28%) REST
17 79 (16.81%) Apple iOS
17 79 (16.81%) Microsoft
18 75 (15.96%) TDD
19 73 (15.53%) Active Directory
20 66 (14.04%) Python
21 63 (13.40%) Ruby
22 62 (13.19%) MongoDB
23 61 (12.98%) MS Office
24 60 (12.77%) Hibernate
24 60 (12.77%) JAX-RS
25 59 (12.55%) Android

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (5.53%) Node.js
2 21 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.70%) JBoss
5 8 (1.70%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.49%) Lync
6 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.06%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.85%) IIS
9 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.64%) CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.43%) Apache
10 2 (0.43%) nginx
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (12.98%) MS Office
2 24 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.70%) Final Cut Pro
3 8 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.06%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.43%) Quicktime
7 2 (0.43%) InDesign
7 2 (0.43%) Maya
7 2 (0.43%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.43%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.68%) Heroku
4 20 (4.26%) Office 365
5 11 (2.34%) Google Apps
6 10 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.06%) SaaS
8 3 (0.64%) GitHub
9 2 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (30.64%) HTTP
2 37 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 23 (4.89%) LAN
4 20 (4.26%) Wireless
5 19 (4.04%) VPN
6 15 (3.19%) DNS
6 15 (3.19%) WAN
7 13 (2.77%) Internet
8 12 (2.55%) DHCP
8 12 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (2.13%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.91%) Firewall
10 9 (1.91%) VoIP
11 8 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.49%) VLAN
12 7 (1.49%) SSL
12 7 (1.49%) SAN
13 6 (1.28%) LDAP
13 6 (1.28%) WLAN
13 6 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 62 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 56 (11.91%) Neo4j
4 26 (5.53%) MySQL
5 11 (2.34%) FileMaker
6 7 (1.49%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
9 4 (0.85%) SQLite
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 158 (33.62%) Git (software)
2 120 (25.53%) Subversion
3 49 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (4.26%) Maven
6 16 (3.40%) Mockito
6 16 (3.40%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.98%) Xcode
8 7 (1.49%) Grunt
9 6 (1.28%) Mocha
9 6 (1.28%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.64%) Gradle
11 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.43%) Ant
12 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.43%) Hudson
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (0.21%) Appium
General
1 28 (5.96%) Finance
2 12 (2.55%) Spanish Language
3 11 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.34%) Publishing
4 8 (1.70%) Retail
5 5 (1.06%) Legal
6 3 (0.64%) Marketing
6 3 (0.64%) Back Office
6 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 262 (55.74%) Developer
2 107 (22.77%) Java Developer
3 51 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.79%) Front-End Developer
4 46 (9.79%) Analyst
5 44 (9.36%) Desktop Support
6 40 (8.51%) Senior Developer
7 32 (6.81%) Mac Engineer
8 29 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 27 (5.74%) Support Analyst
10 25 (5.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 18 (3.83%) IT Support
11 18 (3.83%) Scala Developer
11 18 (3.83%) Mac Developer
12 17 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (3.40%) Service Analyst
14 13 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (2.55%) Administrator
16 11 (2.34%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (44.89%) HTML
2 116 (24.68%) CSS
3 100 (21.28%) REST
4 60 (12.77%) Hibernate
4 60 (12.77%) JAX-RS
5 38 (8.09%) HTML5
6 29 (6.17%) Web Services
7 26 (5.53%) Ruby on Rails
8 20 (4.26%) Sass
8 20 (4.26%) Mustache
9 19 (4.04%) Spring
10 13 (2.77%) CSS3
11 11 (2.34%) HTML5 Canvas
11 11 (2.34%) XML
12 10 (2.13%) Struts
13 9 (1.91%) JSON
14 8 (1.70%) RESTful
14 8 (1.70%) Ajax
15 7 (1.49%) Spring MVC
15 7 (1.49%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.02%) Visualisation
2 32 (6.81%) Blackberry
3 29 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 28 (5.96%) iPhone
5 23 (4.89%) iPad
6 10 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (1.91%) Open Source
8 8 (1.70%) User Experience
9 7 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.28%) BYOD
11 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.06%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.85%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.64%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.64%) Animation
13 3 (0.64%) Blog
14 2 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 257 (54.68%) Linux
2 228 (48.51%) UNIX
3 197 (41.91%) Windows
4 100 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 79 (16.81%) Apple iOS
6 59 (12.55%) Android
7 41 (8.72%) Windows XP
8 28 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 24 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (5.11%) Mac OS X Server
10 20 (4.26%) Mac OS
11 12 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.28%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.85%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.43%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (30.43%) Web Design
3 141 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 130 (27.66%) Configuration Management
5 111 (23.62%) Web Development
6 75 (15.96%) TDD
7 51 (10.85%) BDD
8 34 (7.23%) ITIL
9 33 (7.02%) Scrum
9 33 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (5.53%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (4.26%) iOS Development
13 16 (3.40%) Automated Testing
13 16 (3.40%) Software Engineering
14 13 (2.77%) Android Development
14 13 (2.77%) Mobile Development
15 12 (2.55%) Incident Management
16 11 (2.34%) MVC
17 10 (2.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 144 (30.64%) Java
2 107 (22.77%) JavaScript
3 66 (14.04%) Python
4 63 (13.40%) Ruby
5 41 (8.72%) Scala
6 39 (8.30%) Shell Script
7 35 (7.45%) PowerShell
8 30 (6.38%) SQL
9 21 (4.47%) Objective-C
10 17 (3.62%) Go
11 11 (2.34%) C
12 9 (1.91%) PHP
13 7 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) C#
14 5 (1.06%) C++
15 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.64%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.64%) Perl
16 3 (0.64%) VBA
17 2 (0.43%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 20 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.77%) Degree
3 9 (1.91%) MCSE
3 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.28%) CCNP
4 6 (1.28%) MCP
4 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.85%) MCSA
7 3 (0.64%) MCITP
7 3 (0.64%) CCA
7 3 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.64%) CCEA
7 3 (0.64%) CCNA
8 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 4 (0.85%) XenApp
4 4 (0.85%) XenServer
5 3 (0.64%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.43%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (9.15%) Puppet
2 14 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.34%) Casper Suite
4 10 (2.13%) SCCM
5 2 (0.43%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.43%) WSUS
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 106 (22.55%) Apple
2 79 (16.81%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.11%) VMware
4 21 (4.47%) Cisco
5 20 (4.26%) Adobe
6 16 (3.40%) Citrix
7 13 (2.77%) Google
8 9 (1.91%) Oracle
8 9 (1.91%) Remedy
9 7 (1.49%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.28%) HP
10 6 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.06%) Dell
11 5 (1.06%) Lotus
11 5 (1.06%) McAfee
12 4 (0.85%) Symantec
13 3 (0.64%) WSO2
13 3 (0.64%) Twitter
13 3 (0.64%) F5
13 3 (0.64%) Riverbed
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