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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 332 414 434
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +20
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 292 132 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 1.21% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 77 52
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £171 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+93.18% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 23
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.90 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +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
12065 10951 10220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.88% 23.13% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7263 6288 5481
Average daily rate £355 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1060 989 1074
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +62 146 £375 +25.00% 37
East of England +24 55 £450 +136.84% 4
Yorkshire +14 25 £430 +95.45% 5
South East -16 24 £300 -7.69% 6
North West +12 12 £375 - 2
South West -24 6 £250 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £425 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 4
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 358 (69.51%) Linux
2 284 (55.15%) UNIX
3 274 (53.20%) HTML
4 208 (40.39%) Relational Database
5 203 (39.42%) Java
6 200 (38.83%) Windows
7 193 (37.48%) Web Development
8 188 (36.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 186 (36.12%) Web Design
10 184 (35.73%) CSS
11 175 (33.98%) HTTP
12 167 (32.43%) Git (software)
13 159 (30.87%) Configuration Management
14 147 (28.54%) Subversion
15 132 (25.63%) JavaScript
16 128 (24.85%) REST
17 125 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
18 119 (23.11%) Hibernate
19 107 (20.78%) Python
20 103 (20.00%) MongoDB
21 97 (18.83%) Ruby
22 95 (18.45%) Windows 7
23 90 (17.48%) JAX-RS
24 86 (16.70%) Neo4j
25 75 (14.56%) Visualisation
26 72 (13.98%) Apple
27 67 (13.01%) MySQL
28 66 (12.82%) SQL
29 64 (12.43%) Scala
29 64 (12.43%) TDD

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 46 (8.93%) JBoss
2 32 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 27 (5.24%) Node.js
4 21 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 10 (1.94%) Apache
8 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.78%) nginx
11 3 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) Lync
12 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.19%) IIS
13 1 (0.19%) SAS
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.19%) Confluence
13 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (11.65%) MS Office
2 22 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.36%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Maya
5 2 (0.39%) Quicktime
5 2 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
6 1 (0.19%) MODO
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) GitHub
2 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (33.98%) HTTP
2 53 (10.29%) LDAP
3 29 (5.63%) Internet
4 28 (5.44%) Firewall
5 26 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 24 (4.66%) VPN
6 24 (4.66%) LAN
7 20 (3.88%) Wireless
8 18 (3.50%) DNS
9 15 (2.91%) DHCP
10 10 (1.94%) Network Security
10 10 (1.94%) WLAN
11 6 (1.17%) OpenLDAP
12 4 (0.78%) VoIP
12 4 (0.78%) WAN
13 3 (0.58%) FTP
13 3 (0.58%) SAN
13 3 (0.58%) NAS
13 3 (0.58%) PABX
14 2 (0.39%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (40.39%) Relational Database
2 103 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 86 (16.70%) Neo4j
4 67 (13.01%) MySQL
5 40 (7.77%) MariaDB
6 13 (2.52%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.97%) DTS
8 5 (0.97%) FileMaker
9 4 (0.78%) Redis
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.58%) Big Data
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 167 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 147 (28.54%) Subversion
3 14 (2.72%) Cucumber
4 9 (1.75%) Mockito
4 9 (1.75%) Maven
5 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.78%) CMake
6 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.78%) Xcode
6 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.58%) Bugzilla
7 3 (0.58%) RSpec
7 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) Mocha
8 1 (0.19%) MonoDevelop
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 33 (6.41%) Finance
2 10 (1.94%) Advertising
3 7 (1.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.36%) Spanish Language
3 7 (1.36%) Banking
4 5 (0.97%) Front Office
4 5 (0.97%) Publishing
5 4 (0.78%) Retail
5 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.58%) Games
6 3 (0.58%) Marketing
7 1 (0.19%) Back Office
7 1 (0.19%) Automotive
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 299 (58.06%) Developer
2 148 (28.74%) Java Developer
3 68 (13.20%) Senior Developer
4 51 (9.90%) Support Engineer
5 46 (8.93%) Analyst
6 41 (7.96%) Desktop Support
7 38 (7.38%) Front-End Developer
8 33 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 31 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.08%) Web Developer
12 20 (3.88%) Desktop Engineer
13 16 (3.11%) IT Support
14 15 (2.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 15 (2.91%) Python Developer
14 15 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (2.52%) Service Analyst
16 12 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
16 12 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
16 12 (2.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (53.20%) HTML
2 184 (35.73%) CSS
3 128 (24.85%) REST
4 119 (23.11%) Hibernate
5 90 (17.48%) JAX-RS
6 57 (11.07%) Spring
7 49 (9.51%) Spring MVC
8 47 (9.13%) XML
8 47 (9.13%) JAAS
9 40 (7.77%) JPA
10 37 (7.18%) Django
11 25 (4.85%) JSON
12 22 (4.27%) RESTful
12 22 (4.27%) HTML5
12 22 (4.27%) Struts
12 22 (4.27%) Web Services
13 19 (3.69%) Ajax
14 17 (3.30%) Struts2
14 17 (3.30%) CSS3
15 15 (2.91%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.56%) Visualisation
2 45 (8.74%) Blackberry
3 40 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.50%) iPad
5 15 (2.91%) iPhone
6 14 (2.72%) Open Source
7 9 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.36%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.97%) CMDB
10 4 (0.78%) Blog
10 4 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.58%) User Experience
12 2 (0.39%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.39%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 358 (69.51%) Linux
2 284 (55.15%) UNIX
3 200 (38.83%) Windows
4 95 (18.45%) Windows 7
5 46 (8.93%) Windows XP
6 45 (8.74%) Apple iOS
7 39 (7.57%) Android
8 30 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (5.44%) Windows 8
10 21 (4.08%) Mac OS
11 14 (2.72%) Mac OS X Server
12 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.75%) CentOS
14 7 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.17%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.17%) Solaris
16 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.58%) AIX
17 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (37.48%) Web Development
2 188 (36.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 186 (36.12%) Web Design
4 159 (30.87%) Configuration Management
5 125 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (12.43%) TDD
7 54 (10.49%) MVC
8 44 (8.54%) Mentoring
9 40 (7.77%) ITIL
10 28 (5.44%) Scrum
11 23 (4.47%) BDD
12 21 (4.08%) Microservices
12 21 (4.08%) Line Management
13 14 (2.72%) Automated Testing
14 13 (2.52%) Software Engineering
15 12 (2.33%) Asset Management
15 12 (2.33%) Time Management
16 11 (2.14%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (1.75%) Project Management
17 9 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (39.42%) Java
2 132 (25.63%) JavaScript
3 107 (20.78%) Python
4 97 (18.83%) Ruby
5 66 (12.82%) SQL
6 64 (12.43%) Scala
7 48 (9.32%) PL/SQL
8 32 (6.21%) C
9 21 (4.08%) PHP
10 16 (3.11%) C#
11 10 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.55%) Perl
13 7 (1.36%) C++
14 5 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.97%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.19%) AWK
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 37 (7.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.50%) MCP
3 16 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.11%) Degree
4 8 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.58%) ISEB
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.39%) CNE
8 2 (0.39%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.39%) MCSE
8 2 (0.39%) MCSA
9 1 (0.19%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) CCA
9 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) ACSP
9 1 (0.19%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.75%) SLA
2 8 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 58 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.78%) XenApp
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.39%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.39%) Kerio MailServer
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.39%) NDS
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
7 1 (0.19%) qmail
Systems Management
1 18 (3.50%) SCCM
2 8 (1.55%) Puppet
3 7 (1.36%) Casper Suite
4 6 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.58%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.39%) WSUS
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.19%) Ansible
8 1 (0.19%) Bacula
Vendors
1 72 (13.98%) Apple
2 62 (12.04%) Microsoft
3 49 (9.51%) Oracle
4 34 (6.60%) VMware
5 15 (2.91%) Cisco
6 14 (2.72%) Adobe
7 13 (2.52%) Lotus
8 10 (1.94%) Zend
8 10 (1.94%) Citrix
8 10 (1.94%) Symantec
9 7 (1.36%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.17%) Sophos
10 6 (1.17%) Reuters
10 6 (1.17%) CommVault
10 6 (1.17%) HP
11 5 (0.97%) SAP
12 4 (0.78%) Twitter
12 4 (0.78%) Altiris
12 4 (0.78%) F5
12 4 (0.78%) CQG
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