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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 318 436 419
Rank change year-on-year
+118 -17
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 290 131 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 1.24% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 63 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 27
Average hourly rate £17.87 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.60% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £20.60 £30.00
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
10974 10601 8914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.04% 21.83% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6282 5903 4774
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 926 1012 963
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.40 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +80 168 £450 +100.00% 45
Yorkshire +38 46 £425 - 3
South East -2 36 £375 +27.11% 12
East of England +7 14 £425 +13.33% 9
North West -9 9 £425 - 4
South West -9 6 £350 +105.88% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £219 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 315 (58.99%) Linux
2 279 (52.25%) UNIX
3 266 (49.81%) HTML
4 215 (40.26%) Windows
5 214 (40.07%) Java
6 188 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
7 184 (34.46%) Relational Database
8 180 (33.71%) Web Design
9 179 (33.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 178 (33.33%) HTTP
11 156 (29.21%) Git (software)
12 155 (29.03%) Configuration Management
13 153 (28.65%) REST
14 133 (24.91%) Web Development
15 125 (23.41%) CSS
16 117 (21.91%) Hibernate
17 116 (21.72%) Subversion
18 115 (21.54%) MongoDB
19 109 (20.41%) JAX-RS
20 108 (20.22%) JavaScript
21 102 (19.10%) Apple
21 102 (19.10%) Neo4j
22 100 (18.73%) TDD
23 99 (18.54%) Windows 7
24 85 (15.92%) Apple iOS
25 77 (14.42%) Microsoft
26 76 (14.23%) Python
27 72 (13.48%) Ruby
28 69 (12.92%) Active Directory
29 65 (12.17%) BDD

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 32 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.43%) Node.js
3 27 (5.06%) JBoss
4 16 (3.00%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.69%) Apache
8 6 (1.12%) Lync
8 6 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.94%) nginx
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.75%) IIS
11 3 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.37%) CMS
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 60 (11.24%) MS Office
2 23 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.87%) Final Cut Pro
4 8 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.56%) Quicktime
7 2 (0.37%) Maya
7 2 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project
8 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.18%) Heroku
3 17 (3.18%) Office 365
4 9 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.31%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.12%) SaaS
7 5 (0.94%) GitHub
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (33.33%) HTTP
2 25 (4.68%) LDAP
3 24 (4.49%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.56%) VPN
5 18 (3.37%) LAN
6 15 (2.81%) DNS
7 13 (2.43%) Internet
8 12 (2.25%) Firewall
9 11 (2.06%) DHCP
10 10 (1.87%) Wireless
11 9 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.69%) WAN
11 9 (1.69%) SAN
12 7 (1.31%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.31%) VoIP
13 4 (0.75%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (34.46%) Relational Database
2 115 (21.54%) MongoDB
3 102 (19.10%) Neo4j
4 45 (8.43%) MySQL
5 24 (4.49%) MariaDB
6 11 (2.06%) FileMaker
7 8 (1.50%) SQL Server
8 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.37%) DTS
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.37%) SQLite
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 156 (29.21%) Git (software)
2 116 (21.72%) Subversion
3 37 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 27 (5.06%) Maven
5 26 (4.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 24 (4.49%) Mockito
6 24 (4.49%) Cucumber
7 15 (2.81%) Xcode
8 9 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.31%) Grunt
10 6 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.12%) Mocha
10 6 (1.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.75%) CMake
12 3 (0.56%) Gradle
13 2 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
13 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.37%) Ant
13 2 (0.37%) Hudson
General
1 31 (5.81%) Finance
2 14 (2.62%) Spanish Language
3 12 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.25%) Publishing
4 6 (1.12%) Retail
4 6 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 5 (0.94%) Banking
6 3 (0.56%) Advertising
7 2 (0.37%) Games
7 2 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 319 (59.74%) Developer
2 174 (32.58%) Java Developer
3 61 (11.42%) Support Engineer
4 60 (11.24%) Desktop Support
5 47 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 47 (8.80%) Front-End Developer
6 38 (7.12%) Analyst
7 35 (6.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 30 (5.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 28 (5.24%) Mac Engineer
10 26 (4.87%) Support Analyst
11 21 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 18 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (3.00%) IT Support
14 15 (2.81%) Mac Developer
14 15 (2.81%) Support Specialist
15 14 (2.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 14 (2.62%) Desktop Analyst
16 13 (2.43%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (2.43%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (49.81%) HTML
2 153 (28.65%) REST
3 125 (23.41%) CSS
4 117 (21.91%) Hibernate
5 109 (20.41%) JAX-RS
6 43 (8.05%) Web Services
7 40 (7.49%) Spring
8 36 (6.74%) HTML5
9 28 (5.24%) XML
10 27 (5.06%) Spring MVC
11 24 (4.49%) JAAS
11 24 (4.49%) JPA
12 20 (3.75%) Sass
12 20 (3.75%) Mustache
12 20 (3.75%) Struts
13 18 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (3.00%) RESTful
15 15 (2.81%) Struts2
15 15 (2.81%) JAX-RPC
16 13 (2.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.05%) Blackberry
2 31 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.24%) Visualisation
4 27 (5.06%) iPhone
4 27 (5.06%) iPad
5 25 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.50%) User Experience
8 6 (1.12%) Blog
9 5 (0.94%) Open Source
9 5 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.94%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.56%) CMDB
10 3 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.37%) Online Gambling
11 2 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 315 (58.99%) Linux
2 279 (52.25%) UNIX
3 215 (40.26%) Windows
4 99 (18.54%) Windows 7
5 85 (15.92%) Apple iOS
6 56 (10.49%) Android
7 42 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 29 (5.43%) Windows 8
9 26 (4.87%) Mac OS X Server
10 24 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (4.12%) Mac OS
12 16 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.87%) CentOS
14 10 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.50%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.31%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.56%) Solaris
18 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (33.71%) Web Design
3 179 (33.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 155 (29.03%) Configuration Management
5 133 (24.91%) Web Development
6 100 (18.73%) TDD
7 65 (12.17%) BDD
8 39 (7.30%) Mentoring
9 32 (5.99%) MVC
10 26 (4.87%) ITIL
11 23 (4.31%) iOS Development
11 23 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (3.56%) Microservices
14 18 (3.37%) Automated Testing
15 17 (3.18%) E-Commerce
16 15 (2.81%) Android Development
17 14 (2.62%) Mobile Development
18 13 (2.43%) Line Management
19 12 (2.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 214 (40.07%) Java
2 108 (20.22%) JavaScript
3 76 (14.23%) Python
4 72 (13.48%) Ruby
5 54 (10.11%) SQL
6 34 (6.37%) Shell Script
7 28 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 26 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 23 (4.31%) Scala
10 18 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 18 (3.37%) C
11 12 (2.25%) Golang
12 11 (2.06%) PHP
13 9 (1.69%) C++
14 7 (1.31%) C#
15 6 (1.12%) Perl
15 6 (1.12%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.56%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.56%) VBA
17 2 (0.37%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 26 (4.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.43%) Degree
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) MCITP
4 4 (0.75%) MCSE
5 3 (0.56%) CCNP
5 3 (0.56%) CCNA
5 3 (0.56%) CCA
5 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.56%) CCEA
5 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.56%) MCP
5 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.12%) SLA
2 5 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (12.92%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.75%) XenApp
5 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.37%) XenServer
6 2 (0.37%) Samba
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) Kerio MailServer
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (5.99%) Puppet
2 12 (2.25%) SCCM
3 9 (1.69%) Casper Suite
4 4 (0.75%) WSUS
4 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (0.37%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.19%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 102 (19.10%) Apple
2 77 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 37 (6.93%) VMware
4 28 (5.24%) Oracle
5 18 (3.37%) Cisco
6 15 (2.81%) Adobe
7 14 (2.62%) Citrix
8 10 (1.87%) Google
9 8 (1.50%) Symantec
10 6 (1.12%) McAfee
10 6 (1.12%) Lotus
10 6 (1.12%) HP
10 6 (1.12%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.12%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.94%) Dell
12 4 (0.75%) SAP
12 4 (0.75%) CommVault
12 4 (0.75%) Sophos
12 4 (0.75%) Altiris
12 4 (0.75%) Wyse
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Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour + N/A
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
People Source
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + home working
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Market related
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago