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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 393 379 425
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +46
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 214 198 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 1.76% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 117 74
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£360 £375 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +64.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £186 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £219
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 29
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
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
11122 11255 10462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.59% 22.80% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6671 6495 5835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £518 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 963 981
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -18 117 £325 -18.75% 43
East of England +16 34 £565 +26.25% 14
Yorkshire - 22 £430 - 3
South East -10 19 £381 +79.41% 11
North West -25 11 £360 -10.00% 3
North East - 5 £550 -
South West -16 4 £163 -27.77% 1
West Midlands - 3 £150 - 2
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 256 (55.05%) Linux
2 219 (47.10%) UNIX
3 196 (42.15%) Windows
4 189 (40.65%) HTML
5 173 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
6 158 (33.98%) Java
7 150 (32.26%) Git (software)
8 142 (30.54%) HTTP
9 141 (30.32%) Relational Database
10 139 (29.89%) Responsive Web Design
11 138 (29.68%) Web Design
12 135 (29.03%) Subversion
13 114 (24.52%) Configuration Management
14 113 (24.30%) Apple
14 113 (24.30%) REST
15 101 (21.72%) Web Development
16 98 (21.08%) Windows 7
16 98 (21.08%) Microsoft
16 98 (21.08%) Active Directory
17 96 (20.65%) CSS
18 91 (19.57%) TDD
19 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
20 70 (15.05%) Apple iOS
21 69 (14.84%) Android
22 65 (13.98%) MongoDB
23 64 (13.76%) Hibernate
24 62 (13.33%) JAX-RS
25 59 (12.69%) Neo4j
26 58 (12.47%) BDD
27 53 (11.40%) MS Office

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (4.09%) Node.js
2 16 (3.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (2.80%) Lync
5 11 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.29%) JBoss
7 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.65%) IIS
8 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.22%) WordPress
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (11.40%) MS Office
2 29 (6.24%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.94%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.65%) Vectorworks
7 2 (0.43%) InDesign
8 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Maya
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.44%) Office 365
3 14 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.58%) Heroku
5 10 (2.15%) Google Apps
6 6 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.86%) Engine Yard
7 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.65%) SaaS
9 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 142 (30.54%) HTTP
2 50 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.67%) LAN
4 24 (5.16%) Wireless
5 22 (4.73%) VPN
6 19 (4.09%) DNS
7 18 (3.87%) WAN
7 18 (3.87%) DHCP
8 16 (3.44%) WLAN
9 13 (2.80%) Internet
9 13 (2.80%) VoIP
10 12 (2.58%) SSL
10 12 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (1.94%) SAN
13 8 (1.72%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.72%) Firewall
13 8 (1.72%) VLAN
14 7 (1.51%) LDAP
15 6 (1.29%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (30.32%) Relational Database
2 65 (13.98%) MongoDB
3 59 (12.69%) Neo4j
4 21 (4.52%) MySQL
5 9 (1.94%) FileMaker
6 7 (1.51%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.86%) SQLite
7 4 (0.86%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 150 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 135 (29.03%) Subversion
3 43 (9.25%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.87%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.44%) Maven
6 14 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (3.01%) Mockito
7 9 (1.94%) Xcode
8 7 (1.51%) Grunt
8 7 (1.51%) gulp
9 6 (1.29%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.29%) Mocha
10 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.86%) Selenium
11 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.43%) JIRA
13 1 (0.22%) Hudson
13 1 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 26 (5.59%) Finance
2 10 (2.15%) Publishing
2 10 (2.15%) Retail
3 9 (1.94%) Legal
4 7 (1.51%) Spanish Language
5 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.43%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Advertising
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 241 (51.83%) Developer
2 117 (25.16%) Java Developer
3 56 (12.04%) Analyst
4 46 (9.89%) Support Engineer
5 41 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 35 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 31 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
8 29 (6.24%) Front-End Developer
8 29 (6.24%) Desktop Engineer
9 28 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 28 (6.02%) Scala Developer
10 22 (4.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 19 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (3.66%) IT Support
13 16 (3.44%) Administrator
13 16 (3.44%) Service Analyst
13 16 (3.44%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (3.23%) Mac Developer
15 14 (3.01%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (40.65%) HTML
2 113 (24.30%) REST
3 96 (20.65%) CSS
4 64 (13.76%) Hibernate
5 62 (13.33%) JAX-RS
6 23 (4.95%) HTML5
7 18 (3.87%) Middleware
7 18 (3.87%) Web Services
8 17 (3.66%) Spring
9 16 (3.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (3.01%) JSON
10 14 (3.01%) CSS3
11 13 (2.80%) Sass
11 13 (2.80%) Mustache
12 11 (2.37%) Ajax
13 10 (2.15%) XML
13 10 (2.15%) .NET
14 9 (1.94%) Struts
15 8 (1.72%) Play Framework
16 7 (1.51%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.39%) Visualisation
2 30 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.52%) iPhone
5 17 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.23%) iPad
7 10 (2.15%) BYOD
8 9 (1.94%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.29%) User Experience
11 5 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.08%) Streaming Video
11 5 (1.08%) CMDB
12 4 (0.86%) Handset
12 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.65%) Animation
13 3 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 256 (55.05%) Linux
2 219 (47.10%) UNIX
3 196 (42.15%) Windows
4 98 (21.08%) Windows 7
5 70 (15.05%) Apple iOS
6 69 (14.84%) Android
7 39 (8.39%) Windows XP
8 34 (7.31%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.09%) Mac OS X Server
10 16 (3.44%) Mac OS
10 16 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.37%) Windows Phone
13 10 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.43%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (29.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 138 (29.68%) Web Design
4 114 (24.52%) Configuration Management
5 101 (21.72%) Web Development
6 91 (19.57%) TDD
7 58 (12.47%) BDD
8 52 (11.18%) Scrum
9 50 (10.75%) ITIL
10 34 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.38%) Software Engineering
12 24 (5.16%) Kanban
13 23 (4.95%) Mentoring
14 19 (4.09%) SOA
15 18 (3.87%) iOS Development
16 15 (3.23%) Open Source
16 15 (3.23%) Coaching
17 13 (2.80%) Incident Management
18 12 (2.58%) User Stories
19 10 (2.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.98%) Java
2 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
3 51 (10.97%) Scala
4 49 (10.54%) Python
5 46 (9.89%) Ruby
6 29 (6.24%) SQL
7 24 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.52%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.80%) C++
11 11 (2.37%) C#
12 9 (1.94%) C
13 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.72%) Perl
14 7 (1.51%) Go
15 6 (1.29%) PHP
16 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.22%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.22%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (3.66%) Degree
4 16 (3.44%) MCSE
5 15 (3.23%) MCP
6 13 (2.80%) MCSA
7 8 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.08%) CCNP
10 4 (0.86%) MCITP
11 3 (0.65%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.65%) PMP
11 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.65%) CCNA
11 3 (0.65%) ACSP
12 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) CCA
12 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.43%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 98 (21.08%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.15%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.94%) XenApp
5 7 (1.51%) Samba
6 5 (1.08%) XenServer
7 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) Docker
8 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (7.53%) Puppet
2 25 (5.38%) SCCM
3 23 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.94%) Casper Suite
5 7 (1.51%) WSUS
6 5 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.22%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 113 (24.30%) Apple
2 98 (21.08%) Microsoft
3 29 (6.24%) Cisco
4 28 (6.02%) Citrix
5 25 (5.38%) VMware
6 21 (4.52%) Google
7 20 (4.30%) Adobe
8 13 (2.80%) Dell
9 12 (2.58%) Oracle
9 12 (2.58%) Remedy
10 10 (2.15%) WSO2
11 9 (1.94%) McAfee
12 7 (1.51%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.29%) Polycom
14 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.08%) HP
15 4 (0.86%) Hyperion
16 3 (0.65%) Autodesk
16 3 (0.65%) ProCurve
16 3 (0.65%) Riverbed
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