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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 353 455 423
Rank change year-on-year
+102 -32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 243 128 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 1.17% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 67 37
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£425 £438 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +113.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 28
Average hourly rate £17.87 £12.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.11% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £10.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.90 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
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
11195 10921 9208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 22.02% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6402 6215 5006
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 972 954
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +17 121 £381 -15.27% 30
Yorkshire - 49 £425 - 1
South East +12 38 £400 +10.34% 14
East of England +13 16 £425 +3.03% 5
North West - 10 £400 - 2
South West -7 5 £394 +131.61% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £219 +9.37%
North East - 1 £430 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 277 (57.47%) Linux
2 242 (50.21%) UNIX
3 224 (46.47%) HTML
4 203 (42.12%) Windows
5 185 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
6 171 (35.48%) Java
7 160 (33.20%) Web Design
8 159 (32.99%) HTTP
9 158 (32.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 152 (31.54%) Relational Database
11 151 (31.33%) Git (software)
12 135 (28.01%) Configuration Management
13 126 (26.14%) REST
14 114 (23.65%) Subversion
15 107 (22.20%) Web Development
16 99 (20.54%) Apple
16 99 (20.54%) JavaScript
17 98 (20.33%) CSS
18 92 (19.09%) Windows 7
19 90 (18.67%) MongoDB
20 88 (18.26%) JAX-RS
21 83 (17.22%) Neo4j
21 83 (17.22%) Hibernate
22 82 (17.01%) TDD
23 76 (15.77%) Microsoft
23 76 (15.77%) Apple iOS
24 70 (14.52%) Active Directory
25 64 (13.28%) BDD
26 62 (12.86%) Python
27 61 (12.66%) Ruby

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.81%) Node.js
3 15 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.66%) Apache
5 8 (1.66%) JBoss
6 6 (1.24%) IBM Notes
6 6 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.24%) Lync
7 5 (1.04%) nginx
7 5 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.83%) IIS
8 4 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (12.24%) MS Office
2 26 (5.39%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.07%) Final Cut Pro
4 7 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.62%) Quicktime
8 2 (0.41%) Maya
8 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.21%) MS Project
9 1 (0.21%) InDesign
9 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (4.15%) Heroku
4 18 (3.73%) Office 365
5 10 (2.07%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.24%) SaaS
8 5 (1.04%) GitHub
9 3 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (32.99%) HTTP
2 30 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 22 (4.56%) LAN
4 20 (4.15%) VPN
5 16 (3.32%) DNS
6 15 (3.11%) Wireless
7 12 (2.49%) DHCP
8 11 (2.28%) Ethernet
8 11 (2.28%) Internet
8 11 (2.28%) VoIP
8 11 (2.28%) WAN
9 9 (1.87%) Firewall
9 9 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.45%) SAN
10 7 (1.45%) VLAN
11 6 (1.24%) LDAP
11 6 (1.24%) WLAN
12 5 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.04%) WebEx
13 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (31.54%) Relational Database
2 90 (18.67%) MongoDB
3 83 (17.22%) Neo4j
4 28 (5.81%) MySQL
5 11 (2.28%) FileMaker
6 7 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.45%) MariaDB
6 7 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.83%) SQLite
7 4 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 151 (31.33%) Git (software)
2 114 (23.65%) Subversion
3 40 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 29 (6.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (5.81%) Maven
6 24 (4.98%) Mockito
7 23 (4.77%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.53%) Xcode
9 9 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.45%) Grunt
11 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.24%) Mocha
11 6 (1.24%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.62%) Gradle
12 3 (0.62%) CMake
13 2 (0.41%) Hudson
13 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.41%) Ant
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Ivy
General
1 29 (6.02%) Finance
2 13 (2.70%) Publishing
3 12 (2.49%) Spanish Language
3 12 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.66%) Retail
5 4 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.41%) Advertising
6 2 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.21%) Games
7 1 (0.21%) Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 278 (57.68%) Developer
2 138 (28.63%) Java Developer
3 53 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 51 (10.58%) Desktop Support
5 47 (9.75%) Analyst
6 46 (9.54%) Front-End Developer
7 39 (8.09%) Senior Developer
8 32 (6.64%) Support Analyst
9 29 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 28 (5.81%) Mac Engineer
11 26 (5.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 19 (3.94%) IT Support
12 19 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.32%) Mac Developer
14 15 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.11%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.11%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (2.90%) Support Specialist
16 13 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 13 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (46.47%) HTML
2 126 (26.14%) REST
3 98 (20.33%) CSS
4 88 (18.26%) JAX-RS
5 83 (17.22%) Hibernate
6 34 (7.05%) HTML5
7 31 (6.43%) Web Services
8 21 (4.36%) Ruby on Rails
9 20 (4.15%) Spring
9 20 (4.15%) Sass
9 20 (4.15%) Mustache
10 12 (2.49%) RESTful
11 11 (2.28%) CSS3
11 11 (2.28%) HTML5 Canvas
12 10 (2.07%) JSON
12 10 (2.07%) Struts
13 9 (1.87%) XML
13 9 (1.87%) Ajax
13 9 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.43%) Blackberry
2 29 (6.02%) iPhone
2 29 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.98%) iPad
4 20 (4.15%) Visualisation
5 11 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.66%) User Experience
7 7 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.62%) Open Source
10 3 (0.62%) Blog
10 3 (0.62%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.62%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.41%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) VLE
11 2 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 277 (57.47%) Linux
2 242 (50.21%) UNIX
3 203 (42.12%) Windows
4 92 (19.09%) Windows 7
5 76 (15.77%) Apple iOS
6 52 (10.79%) Android
7 38 (7.88%) Windows XP
8 26 (5.39%) Windows 8
9 25 (5.19%) Mac OS X Server
10 22 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (3.94%) Mac OS
12 14 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.87%) CentOS
15 8 (1.66%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.24%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.83%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.62%) Solaris
19 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (33.20%) Web Design
3 158 (32.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 135 (28.01%) Configuration Management
5 107 (22.20%) Web Development
6 82 (17.01%) TDD
7 64 (13.28%) BDD
8 29 (6.02%) ITIL
9 27 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 25 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (4.56%) iOS Development
13 17 (3.53%) Automated Testing
14 15 (3.11%) Android Development
15 13 (2.70%) Mobile Development
16 12 (2.49%) Software Engineering
16 12 (2.49%) Scrum
16 12 (2.49%) MVC
17 11 (2.28%) E-Commerce
18 10 (2.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (35.48%) Java
2 99 (20.54%) JavaScript
3 62 (12.86%) Python
4 61 (12.66%) Ruby
5 36 (7.47%) Shell Script
6 32 (6.64%) SQL
6 32 (6.64%) PowerShell
7 22 (4.56%) Scala
8 19 (3.94%) Objective-C
9 15 (3.11%) Go
10 14 (2.90%) C
11 8 (1.66%) C++
12 7 (1.45%) PHP
12 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.04%) C#
13 5 (1.04%) Perl
13 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.62%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (4.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.28%) Degree
3 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.45%) MCSE
5 5 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.83%) MCITP
6 4 (0.83%) MCP
7 3 (0.62%) CCNP
7 3 (0.62%) CCNA
7 3 (0.62%) CCA
7 3 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.62%) CCEA
7 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.41%) MCSA
8 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 70 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.83%) XenApp
5 3 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.41%) XenServer
6 2 (0.41%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.21%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (7.05%) Puppet
2 10 (2.07%) Casper Suite
3 9 (1.87%) SCCM
4 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.41%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.41%) WSUS
5 2 (0.41%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 99 (20.54%) Apple
2 76 (15.77%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.47%) VMware
4 22 (4.56%) Cisco
5 15 (3.11%) Adobe
6 14 (2.90%) Citrix
7 13 (2.70%) Google
8 9 (1.87%) Oracle
9 6 (1.24%) HP
9 6 (1.24%) Lotus
9 6 (1.24%) McAfee
9 6 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.04%) Symantec
10 5 (1.04%) Dell
11 4 (0.83%) Remedy
11 4 (0.83%) Wyse
11 4 (0.83%) Twitter
12 3 (0.62%) SAP
12 3 (0.62%) IBM
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