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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 359 372 433
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +61
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 254 222 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 1.94% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 128 87
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£430 £394 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% +57.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £169 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £219
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.50 £20.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
11517 11452 10932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.67% 22.76% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6844 6611 6223
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 995 966
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.73 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 130 £350 -12.50% 34
Yorkshire - 39 £430 - 8
North West -18 28 £442 +17.73% 7
East of England +6 26 £533 +15.76% 9
North East - 18 £475 - 1
South East -25 10 £481 +92.50% 8
South West -5 8 £475 +179.41% 2
West Midlands +1 2 £150 - 2
East Midlands -13 1 - - 2
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 250 (57.60%) Linux
2 198 (45.62%) UNIX
3 179 (41.24%) Windows
4 174 (40.09%) HTML
5 163 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (35.48%) Java
7 141 (32.49%) Git (software)
8 130 (29.95%) Subversion
8 130 (29.95%) HTTP
9 122 (28.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 121 (27.88%) Web Design
11 119 (27.42%) Relational Database
12 106 (24.42%) CSS
13 102 (23.50%) Configuration Management
14 101 (23.27%) Apple
15 99 (22.81%) Active Directory
16 96 (22.12%) Windows 7
17 90 (20.74%) JavaScript
18 89 (20.51%) REST
19 86 (19.82%) TDD
20 85 (19.59%) Microsoft
21 77 (17.74%) Web Development
22 75 (17.28%) MongoDB
23 74 (17.05%) Android
24 65 (14.98%) Apple iOS
25 62 (14.29%) Ruby
26 60 (13.82%) Scala
26 60 (13.82%) Python
27 55 (12.67%) MS Office
27 55 (12.67%) BDD

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.99%) Node.js
2 20 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.00%) Lync
6 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.38%) IIS
7 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.38%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.92%) Apache
9 3 (0.69%) WordPress
10 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.23%) SAS
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (12.67%) MS Office
2 28 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.07%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.69%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.46%) InDesign
9 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.23%) Maya
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.23%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (4.38%) Office 365
2 11 (2.53%) Heroku
3 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.07%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.92%) Engine Yard
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.92%) GitHub
5 4 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.69%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 130 (29.95%) HTTP
2 53 (12.21%) TCP/IP
3 31 (7.14%) Internet
4 25 (5.76%) LAN
5 24 (5.53%) Wireless
6 19 (4.38%) VPN
7 18 (4.15%) DNS
8 16 (3.69%) WLAN
8 16 (3.69%) DHCP
9 15 (3.46%) WAN
10 14 (3.23%) SSL
11 12 (2.76%) VoIP
12 9 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.61%) VLAN
13 7 (1.61%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.38%) ADSL
14 6 (1.38%) SAN
15 5 (1.15%) Firewall
16 4 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 75 (17.28%) MongoDB
3 52 (11.98%) Neo4j
4 28 (6.45%) MySQL
5 15 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.84%) SQLite
10 6 (1.38%) DB2
11 3 (0.69%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 141 (32.49%) Git (software)
2 130 (29.95%) Subversion
3 42 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.23%) Maven
5 13 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (2.07%) Mockito
8 8 (1.84%) Xcode
8 8 (1.84%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 5 (1.15%) Hudson
11 4 (0.92%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.92%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.92%) Selenium
11 4 (0.92%) JUnit
11 4 (0.92%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.92%) NUnit
12 2 (0.46%) JIRA
12 2 (0.46%) RSpec
12 2 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 21 (4.84%) Finance
2 11 (2.53%) Retail
3 9 (2.07%) Publishing
3 9 (2.07%) Legal
4 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.69%) Banking
5 3 (0.69%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.46%) Law
6 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) Front Office
7 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.23%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 225 (51.84%) Developer
2 106 (24.42%) Java Developer
3 63 (14.52%) Analyst
4 43 (9.91%) Support Analyst
5 34 (7.83%) Scala Developer
6 29 (6.68%) Support Engineer
7 28 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 28 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 28 (6.45%) Mac Engineer
8 17 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
8 17 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 17 (3.92%) PC Support
9 16 (3.69%) Architect
9 16 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (3.23%) Service Analyst
10 14 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (3.00%) IT Support
12 12 (2.76%) Mac Developer
12 12 (2.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (40.09%) HTML
2 106 (24.42%) CSS
3 89 (20.51%) REST
4 52 (11.98%) JAX-RS
5 48 (11.06%) Hibernate
6 32 (7.37%) .NET
7 23 (5.30%) XHTML
7 23 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 18 (4.15%) Middleware
9 14 (3.23%) JSON
9 14 (3.23%) jQuery
9 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.23%) HTML5
10 13 (3.00%) RESTful
10 13 (3.00%) Web Services
11 12 (2.76%) SOAP
12 11 (2.53%) JSP
12 11 (2.53%) Servlets
12 11 (2.53%) Ajax
12 11 (2.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.22%) Visualisation
3 38 (8.76%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.92%) iPhone
5 11 (2.53%) BYOD
6 10 (2.30%) iPad
7 9 (2.07%) E-Learning
8 8 (1.84%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.61%) Handset
10 6 (1.38%) User Experience
11 5 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.15%) Streaming Video
11 5 (1.15%) CMDB
12 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.69%) Social Media
13 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 250 (57.60%) Linux
2 198 (45.62%) UNIX
3 179 (41.24%) Windows
4 96 (22.12%) Windows 7
5 74 (17.05%) Android
6 65 (14.98%) Apple iOS
7 42 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 31 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (2.76%) Mac OS
11 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (2.30%) Windows Phone
12 10 (2.30%) Mac OS X Server
13 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.69%) Solaris
15 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.46%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.46%) AIX
16 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (28.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 121 (27.88%) Web Design
4 102 (23.50%) Configuration Management
5 86 (19.82%) TDD
6 77 (17.74%) Web Development
7 55 (12.67%) BDD
8 54 (12.44%) Scrum
9 53 (12.21%) ITIL
10 38 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (5.99%) Software Engineering
11 26 (5.99%) Kanban
12 21 (4.84%) SOA
13 18 (4.15%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.69%) API Design
14 16 (3.69%) Open Source
15 15 (3.46%) Coaching
16 14 (3.23%) User Stories
17 12 (2.76%) Incident Management
18 10 (2.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (35.48%) Java
2 90 (20.74%) JavaScript
3 62 (14.29%) Ruby
4 60 (13.82%) Scala
4 60 (13.82%) Python
5 45 (10.37%) SQL
6 31 (7.14%) C#
7 29 (6.68%) PowerShell
8 28 (6.45%) C++
9 19 (4.38%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.76%) VB
10 12 (2.76%) PHP
11 11 (2.53%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.30%) FQL
13 9 (2.07%) C
14 7 (1.61%) Go
15 6 (1.38%) Perl
16 5 (1.15%) VBA
17 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.38%) Degree
3 18 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.23%) MCSE
4 14 (3.23%) MCSA
4 14 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.23%) MCP
5 4 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CCNP
6 3 (0.69%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.69%) PMP
6 3 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.69%) ACSP
7 2 (0.46%) MCITP
7 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) HND
8 1 (0.23%) MOS
8 1 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 99 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.46%) XenApp
3 8 (1.84%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.38%) Samba
6 5 (1.15%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.92%) XenServer
8 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.23%) vSphere
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (6.91%) Puppet
2 27 (6.22%) SCCM
3 23 (5.30%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.61%) Casper Suite
5 6 (1.38%) WSUS
6 5 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.69%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 101 (23.27%) Apple
2 85 (19.59%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.06%) Citrix
4 24 (5.53%) Cisco
5 20 (4.61%) Adobe
6 18 (4.15%) Google
7 17 (3.92%) Oracle
8 15 (3.46%) VMware
9 13 (3.00%) Remedy
10 11 (2.53%) Dell
11 10 (2.30%) WSO2
12 7 (1.61%) McAfee
13 6 (1.38%) Polycom
13 6 (1.38%) IBM
14 5 (1.15%) HP
14 5 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 4 (0.92%) Hyperion
15 4 (0.92%) ServiceNow
16 3 (0.69%) Riverbed
16 3 (0.69%) F5
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £457.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour + temp to perm opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
West London
Amsys
Rate: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 20 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago