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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 341 418 461
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +43
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 264 146 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 1.32% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 90 48
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£395 £275 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £290
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £28.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
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
11555 11048 11147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.22% 22.96% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6833 6356 5856
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 973 1121
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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 +66 167 £388 +22.04% 43
East of England -4 40 £448 +198.33% 5
South East -3 19 £250 -16.66% 12
North East - 15 £375 -
North West -3 7 £363 - 5
East Midlands - 7 £275 - 1
South West -32 3 £165 -40.00% 2
West Midlands -14 2 £450 +80.00%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 280 (64.97%) Linux
2 213 (49.42%) UNIX
3 212 (49.19%) HTML
4 176 (40.84%) Windows
5 164 (38.05%) Web Development
6 160 (37.12%) Relational Database
6 160 (37.12%) CSS
7 158 (36.66%) Git (software)
8 150 (34.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 147 (34.11%) Web Design
10 143 (33.18%) Subversion
11 136 (31.55%) HTTP
12 130 (30.16%) Java
13 128 (29.70%) Configuration Management
14 126 (29.23%) JavaScript
15 101 (23.43%) Python
16 94 (21.81%) Ruby
17 80 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
18 77 (17.87%) Windows 7
19 76 (17.63%) REST
20 71 (16.47%) Visualisation
21 70 (16.24%) Hibernate
22 67 (15.55%) Microsoft
23 65 (15.08%) Apple
24 64 (14.85%) MS Office
25 60 (13.92%) Windows XP
26 58 (13.46%) MongoDB
27 54 (12.53%) Scala
28 50 (11.60%) Active Directory
29 49 (11.37%) JAX-RS

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (7.42%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.57%) Node.js
3 12 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.32%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (2.09%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.93%) Apache
7 4 (0.93%) WordPress
7 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 64 (14.85%) MS Office
2 22 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.23%) MODO
4 1 (0.23%) SPSS
4 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Office 365
2 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 136 (31.55%) HTTP
2 34 (7.89%) LDAP
3 27 (6.26%) Firewall
4 26 (6.03%) Internet
5 22 (5.10%) TCP/IP
6 21 (4.87%) LAN
6 21 (4.87%) Wireless
7 19 (4.41%) VPN
8 15 (3.48%) DNS
9 13 (3.02%) DHCP
10 10 (2.32%) WLAN
11 9 (2.09%) Network Security
12 5 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (0.93%) WAN
13 4 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.46%) FTP
14 2 (0.46%) VoIP
14 2 (0.46%) Intranet
15 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (37.12%) Relational Database
2 58 (13.46%) MongoDB
3 48 (11.14%) Neo4j
4 47 (10.90%) MySQL
5 23 (5.34%) MariaDB
6 10 (2.32%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.93%) Redis
9 3 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.70%) FileMaker
9 3 (0.70%) DTS
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 158 (36.66%) Git (software)
2 143 (33.18%) Subversion
3 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.62%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.39%) RSpec
6 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.70%) Xcode
7 3 (0.70%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.23%) Selenium
8 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.23%) Mocha
8 1 (0.23%) Hudson
8 1 (0.23%) Grunt
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (7.89%) Finance
2 11 (2.55%) Advertising
3 6 (1.39%) Marketing
4 5 (1.16%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.93%) Front Office
6 3 (0.70%) Banking
6 3 (0.70%) Publishing
7 2 (0.46%) Law
7 2 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Retail
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 237 (54.99%) Developer
2 83 (19.26%) Java Developer
3 55 (12.76%) Senior Developer
4 51 (11.83%) Analyst
5 39 (9.05%) Support Engineer
6 38 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
7 34 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 29 (6.73%) Desktop Support
9 28 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (5.57%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (4.41%) Web Developer
12 18 (4.18%) IT Support
13 17 (3.94%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (3.25%) Service Analyst
15 14 (3.25%) Python Developer
16 13 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
17 10 (2.32%) Software Engineer
17 10 (2.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 10 (2.32%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (49.19%) HTML
2 160 (37.12%) CSS
3 76 (17.63%) REST
4 70 (16.24%) Hibernate
5 49 (11.37%) JAX-RS
6 34 (7.89%) Spring
7 33 (7.66%) XML
8 29 (6.73%) Spring MVC
8 29 (6.73%) JAAS
9 28 (6.50%) Django
10 22 (5.10%) JPA
11 20 (4.64%) HTML5
12 18 (4.18%) JSON
12 18 (4.18%) Ajax
12 18 (4.18%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (3.48%) RESTful
13 15 (3.48%) CSS3
14 14 (3.25%) Sass
14 14 (3.25%) Mustache
15 11 (2.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.47%) Visualisation
2 35 (8.12%) Blackberry
3 22 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (3.02%) iPhone
4 13 (3.02%) iPad
5 12 (2.78%) Open Source
6 10 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.09%) Hedge funds
7 9 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) CMDB
11 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.46%) User Experience
12 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.46%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 280 (64.97%) Linux
2 213 (49.42%) UNIX
3 176 (40.84%) Windows
4 77 (17.87%) Windows 7
5 60 (13.92%) Windows XP
6 45 (10.44%) Apple iOS
7 40 (9.28%) Windows 8
8 27 (6.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (5.57%) Android
11 17 (3.94%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.09%) Mac OS X Server
12 9 (2.09%) AIX
12 9 (2.09%) Solaris
13 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.93%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.70%) VMS
16 2 (0.46%) SUSE
16 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (38.05%) Web Development
2 150 (34.80%) Responsive Web Design
3 147 (34.11%) Web Design
4 128 (29.70%) Configuration Management
5 80 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (11.14%) ITIL
7 36 (8.35%) MVC
8 34 (7.89%) TDD
9 25 (5.80%) Scrum
10 22 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (3.02%) Automated Testing
13 12 (2.78%) Line Management
14 11 (2.55%) BDD
14 11 (2.55%) Software Engineering
15 9 (2.09%) Problem Management
15 9 (2.09%) Time Management
16 7 (1.62%) Kanban
16 7 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (1.62%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.16%) Java
2 126 (29.23%) JavaScript
3 101 (23.43%) Python
4 94 (21.81%) Ruby
5 54 (12.53%) Scala
6 40 (9.28%) SQL
7 32 (7.42%) PHP
8 29 (6.73%) PL/SQL
9 25 (5.80%) C
10 13 (3.02%) C#
11 7 (1.62%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.62%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.16%) C++
13 5 (1.16%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.23%) sed
14 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (6.96%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.64%) Degree
3 19 (4.41%) MCP
4 15 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.62%) CCNA
7 7 (1.62%) MCSE
8 6 (1.39%) MCSA
9 5 (1.16%) MCITP
9 5 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.70%) MOS
12 2 (0.46%) ISEB
12 2 (0.46%) CNE
12 2 (0.46%) Novell Certification
12 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.23%) CEH
13 1 (0.23%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.09%) SLA
2 4 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (11.60%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) XenApp
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.46%) NDS
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.46%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.23%) qmail
6 1 (0.23%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Kerio MailServer
6 1 (0.23%) Firmware
6 1 (0.23%) Samba
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (3.25%) SCCM
2 8 (1.86%) Casper Suite
3 7 (1.62%) Puppet
4 6 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 6 (1.39%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.70%) ZENworks
5 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.46%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.23%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Bacula
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.08%) Apple
3 31 (7.19%) Oracle
4 27 (6.26%) JBoss
5 20 (4.64%) VMware
6 15 (3.48%) Cisco
7 13 (3.02%) Citrix
8 10 (2.32%) Lotus
9 9 (2.09%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.09%) HP
10 8 (1.86%) Reuters
11 7 (1.62%) Zend
11 7 (1.62%) Symantec
11 7 (1.62%) Remedy
12 6 (1.39%) Avaya
13 5 (1.16%) F5
13 5 (1.16%) Sophos
14 4 (0.93%) CQG
14 4 (0.93%) Adobe
14 4 (0.93%) CommVault
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