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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 346 423 441
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 248 129 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 1.21% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 75 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £128 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £220 £319
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -30.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.14 £21.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
11585 10648 9916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.37% 22.74% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6961 6073 5308
Average daily rate £363 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 978 966 1058
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £33.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +45 118 £350 +40.00% 21
East of England +13 44 £450 +136.84% 3
Yorkshire +16 32 £413 +87.50% 5
South East -16 26 £341 +9.20% 4
North West +1 14 £375 - 2
South West -26 5 £250 -33.33% 4
West Midlands - 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 332 (66.53%) Linux
2 274 (54.91%) UNIX
3 257 (51.50%) HTML
4 204 (40.88%) Java
5 198 (39.68%) Windows
6 194 (38.88%) Relational Database
7 176 (35.27%) Web Development
8 174 (34.87%) Responsive Web Design
9 172 (34.47%) Web Design
10 168 (33.67%) HTTP
11 159 (31.86%) CSS
12 156 (31.26%) Git (software)
13 148 (29.66%) Configuration Management
14 136 (27.25%) REST
15 134 (26.85%) Subversion
16 126 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
17 122 (24.45%) Hibernate
18 113 (22.65%) JavaScript
19 105 (21.04%) Python
20 103 (20.64%) MongoDB
21 93 (18.64%) JAX-RS
22 89 (17.84%) Neo4j
23 86 (17.23%) Ruby
24 83 (16.63%) Windows 7
25 79 (15.83%) Apple
26 69 (13.83%) TDD
27 68 (13.63%) SQL
28 67 (13.43%) MySQL
29 66 (13.23%) Visualisation
30 64 (12.83%) Microsoft

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.22%) JBoss
2 35 (7.01%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 20 (4.01%) Node.js
5 13 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.61%) IBM Notes
6 12 (2.40%) Apache
7 11 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.00%) nginx
10 4 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.60%) Lync
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.40%) CMS
12 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.20%) Confluence
13 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (12.63%) MS Office
2 22 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.60%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
5 2 (0.40%) Quicktime
5 2 (0.40%) Maya
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) MODO
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) Office 365
2 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.00%) Heroku
3 5 (1.00%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
5 2 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 168 (33.67%) HTTP
2 53 (10.62%) LDAP
3 32 (6.41%) Internet
4 28 (5.61%) Firewall
5 22 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 22 (4.41%) DNS
6 17 (3.41%) VPN
6 17 (3.41%) DHCP
7 15 (3.01%) Wireless
8 14 (2.81%) LAN
9 10 (2.00%) Network Security
10 6 (1.20%) OpenLDAP
11 5 (1.00%) VoIP
11 5 (1.00%) WAN
12 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.80%) PABX
13 3 (0.60%) IMAP
13 3 (0.60%) NAS
13 3 (0.60%) POP3
13 3 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (38.88%) Relational Database
2 103 (20.64%) MongoDB
3 89 (17.84%) Neo4j
4 67 (13.43%) MySQL
5 40 (8.02%) MariaDB
6 12 (2.40%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.00%) FileMaker
8 5 (1.00%) DTS
9 4 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.80%) Redis
10 3 (0.60%) Big Data
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 156 (31.26%) Git (software)
2 134 (26.85%) Subversion
3 12 (2.40%) Cucumber
4 11 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.00%) Mockito
5 10 (2.00%) Maven
6 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (1.20%) Xcode
8 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.80%) CMake
9 3 (0.60%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.20%) MonoDevelop
10 1 (0.20%) Robotium
10 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.20%) JIRA
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.20%) Gradle
General
1 21 (4.21%) Finance
2 10 (2.00%) Advertising
3 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.40%) Spanish Language
4 7 (1.40%) Publishing
4 7 (1.40%) Banking
5 4 (0.80%) Retail
5 4 (0.80%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.60%) Games
7 2 (0.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.20%) Back Office
8 1 (0.20%) Automotive
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 288 (57.72%) Developer
2 157 (31.46%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.03%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.02%) Support Engineer
5 44 (8.82%) Analyst
6 38 (7.62%) Desktop Support
7 31 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (5.81%) Support Analyst
9 28 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
10 24 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (4.61%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (3.81%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 15 (3.01%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.01%) IT Support
15 14 (2.81%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (2.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (2.61%) Scala Developer
17 10 (2.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 10 (2.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (51.50%) HTML
2 159 (31.86%) CSS
3 136 (27.25%) REST
4 122 (24.45%) Hibernate
5 93 (18.64%) JAX-RS
6 59 (11.82%) Spring
7 49 (9.82%) Spring MVC
8 47 (9.42%) JAAS
9 45 (9.02%) XML
10 40 (8.02%) JPA
11 32 (6.41%) Django
12 25 (5.01%) JSON
13 24 (4.81%) Web Services
13 24 (4.81%) RESTful
14 23 (4.61%) HTML5
14 23 (4.61%) Struts
15 17 (3.41%) Ajax
15 17 (3.41%) CSS3
15 17 (3.41%) Struts2
16 15 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.23%) Visualisation
2 50 (10.02%) Blackberry
3 40 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.01%) iPad
5 16 (3.21%) iPhone
6 14 (2.81%) Open Source
7 11 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.00%) User Experience
12 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.80%) CMDB
12 4 (0.80%) Blog
13 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.40%) Life Science
14 2 (0.40%) Copywriting
14 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.40%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 332 (66.53%) Linux
2 274 (54.91%) UNIX
3 198 (39.68%) Windows
4 83 (16.63%) Windows 7
5 50 (10.02%) Apple iOS
6 44 (8.82%) Windows XP
7 43 (8.62%) Android
8 31 (6.21%) Windows 8
9 26 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (4.21%) Mac OS
12 16 (3.21%) Mac OS X Server
13 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.80%) CentOS
15 7 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.40%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.60%) VMS
17 3 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (35.27%) Web Development
2 174 (34.87%) Responsive Web Design
3 172 (34.47%) Web Design
4 148 (29.66%) Configuration Management
5 126 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (13.83%) TDD
7 53 (10.62%) MVC
8 44 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 36 (7.21%) ITIL
10 27 (5.41%) BDD
11 25 (5.01%) Scrum
12 21 (4.21%) Microservices
12 21 (4.21%) Line Management
13 14 (2.81%) Software Engineering
14 13 (2.61%) Asset Management
15 12 (2.40%) Automated Testing
16 11 (2.20%) Time Management
16 11 (2.20%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (1.80%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (40.88%) Java
2 113 (22.65%) JavaScript
3 105 (21.04%) Python
4 86 (17.23%) Ruby
5 68 (13.63%) SQL
6 59 (11.82%) Scala
7 48 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 31 (6.21%) C
9 25 (5.01%) PHP
10 18 (3.61%) C#
11 11 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.60%) Perl
14 7 (1.40%) C++
14 7 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.40%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.20%) sed
16 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 38 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.01%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.01%) MCP
3 13 (2.61%) Degree
4 8 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.60%) ISEB
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) CNE
7 2 (0.40%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) CISM
8 1 (0.20%) CEH
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) ACTC
8 1 (0.20%) MCITP
8 1 (0.20%) MCSA
8 1 (0.20%) HND
8 1 (0.20%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.60%) SLA
2 7 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 58 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.60%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.60%) XenApp
5 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.40%) Kerio MailServer
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
5 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.40%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.40%) NDS
6 1 (0.20%) qmail
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (2.61%) SCCM
2 12 (2.40%) Puppet
3 6 (1.20%) Casper Suite
4 3 (0.60%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.60%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.40%) Nagios
5 2 (0.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.20%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Bacula
Vendors
1 79 (15.83%) Apple
2 64 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 49 (9.82%) Oracle
4 34 (6.81%) VMware
5 17 (3.41%) Cisco
6 14 (2.81%) Adobe
6 14 (2.81%) Lotus
7 10 (2.00%) Symantec
7 10 (2.00%) Zend
8 9 (1.80%) Citrix
9 7 (1.40%) HP
10 6 (1.20%) CommVault
10 6 (1.20%) SAP
10 6 (1.20%) Bloomberg
10 6 (1.20%) Google
11 5 (1.00%) Altiris
11 5 (1.00%) Sophos
11 5 (1.00%) Reuters
11 5 (1.00%) Twitter
12 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
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