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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 390 390 431
Rank change year-on-year
0 +41
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 201 166 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 1.49% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 55
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £475 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £158
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +126.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 33
Average hourly rate £15.89 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.31 £19.00 £23.80
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
11265 11120 10005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 23.22% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6403 5555
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 950 966
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 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 3 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 3 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 3 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.

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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 -14 119 £300 -25.00% 52
South East +7 35 £450 +157.14% 11
East of England +28 32 £574 +58.27% 7
North West -18 5 £150 -62.50% 4
South West -18 4 £163 -27.77% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £150 - 2
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 262 (52.19%) Linux
2 227 (45.22%) UNIX
3 215 (42.83%) Windows
4 206 (41.04%) HTML
5 184 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (30.88%) Git (software)
6 155 (30.88%) Java
7 146 (29.08%) HTTP
8 145 (28.88%) Relational Database
9 142 (28.29%) Web Design
9 142 (28.29%) Responsive Web Design
10 129 (25.70%) Subversion
10 129 (25.70%) Configuration Management
11 120 (23.90%) Apple
12 116 (23.11%) CSS
13 110 (21.91%) REST
14 108 (21.51%) Windows 7
15 107 (21.31%) JavaScript
16 103 (20.52%) Web Development
17 99 (19.72%) Active Directory
18 97 (19.32%) Microsoft
19 93 (18.53%) Apple iOS
20 83 (16.53%) TDD
21 79 (15.74%) Android
22 66 (13.15%) MongoDB
23 64 (12.75%) Hibernate
24 63 (12.55%) JAX-RS
25 59 (11.75%) Neo4j
26 57 (11.35%) MS Office
27 54 (10.76%) Python

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 28 (5.58%) Node.js
2 16 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.39%) Lync
4 12 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.59%) JBoss
6 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.80%) IIS
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.20%) Apache
11 1 (0.20%) CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 57 (11.35%) MS Office
2 29 (5.78%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.60%) Vectorworks
8 2 (0.40%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.40%) InDesign
9 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.20%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.20%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.20%) Maya
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) CODA-Financials
1 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.98%) Office 365
4 18 (3.59%) Heroku
5 9 (1.79%) Google Apps
6 8 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.00%) SaaS
8 4 (0.80%) Engine Yard
8 4 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.60%) GitHub
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (29.08%) HTTP
2 51 (10.16%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.18%) LAN
4 23 (4.58%) Wireless
5 22 (4.38%) VPN
6 18 (3.59%) WAN
7 17 (3.39%) DNS
8 15 (2.99%) DHCP
9 14 (2.79%) WLAN
10 12 (2.39%) VoIP
10 12 (2.39%) SSL
11 11 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.99%) SAN
13 9 (1.79%) Internet
13 9 (1.79%) Ethernet
14 8 (1.59%) Firewall
14 8 (1.59%) VLAN
15 7 (1.39%) LDAP
16 6 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (28.88%) Relational Database
2 66 (13.15%) MongoDB
3 59 (11.75%) Neo4j
4 23 (4.58%) MySQL
5 9 (1.79%) FileMaker
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.80%) SQLite
9 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 155 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 129 (25.70%) Subversion
3 53 (10.56%) Jenkins
4 22 (4.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 18 (3.59%) Maven
5 18 (3.59%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.79%) Mockito
7 12 (2.39%) Xcode
8 7 (1.39%) Grunt
8 7 (1.39%) gulp
9 6 (1.20%) Mocha
9 6 (1.20%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.80%) Selenium
10 4 (0.80%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.40%) Gradle
12 2 (0.40%) Hudson
12 2 (0.40%) JIRA
12 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (6.37%) Finance
2 11 (2.19%) Publishing
2 11 (2.19%) Spanish Language
3 10 (1.99%) Retail
3 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.79%) Legal
5 3 (0.60%) Back Office
5 3 (0.60%) Banking
5 3 (0.60%) Marketing
6 2 (0.40%) Advertising
6 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Law
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 257 (51.20%) Developer
2 110 (21.91%) Java Developer
3 54 (10.76%) Analyst
4 53 (10.56%) Support Engineer
5 49 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 45 (8.96%) Front-End Developer
7 44 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.77%) Mac Engineer
9 35 (6.97%) Support Analyst
10 32 (6.37%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (4.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 22 (4.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (4.18%) Scala Developer
14 20 (3.98%) IT Support
15 16 (3.19%) Mac Developer
15 16 (3.19%) Administrator
16 14 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
16 14 (2.79%) Service Analyst
16 14 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (41.04%) HTML
2 116 (23.11%) CSS
3 110 (21.91%) REST
4 64 (12.75%) Hibernate
5 63 (12.55%) JAX-RS
6 40 (7.97%) HTML5
7 26 (5.18%) Web Services
8 21 (4.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 20 (3.98%) Sass
9 20 (3.98%) Mustache
10 18 (3.59%) Spring
10 18 (3.59%) Middleware
11 17 (3.39%) CSS3
12 13 (2.59%) JSON
13 12 (2.39%) Ajax
14 11 (2.19%) XML
14 11 (2.19%) HTML5 Canvas
15 10 (1.99%) Struts
16 9 (1.79%) Django
17 7 (1.39%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.57%) Visualisation
2 34 (6.77%) Blackberry
3 27 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.98%) iPhone
5 19 (3.78%) iPad
6 16 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
6 16 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.19%) BYOD
8 9 (1.79%) E-Learning
9 7 (1.39%) User Experience
9 7 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.00%) CMDB
11 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.80%) Handset
11 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.60%) Animation
12 3 (0.60%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 262 (52.19%) Linux
2 227 (45.22%) UNIX
3 215 (42.83%) Windows
4 108 (21.51%) Windows 7
5 93 (18.53%) Apple iOS
6 79 (15.74%) Android
7 44 (8.76%) Windows XP
8 33 (6.57%) Windows 8
9 26 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (4.78%) Mac OS X Server
11 18 (3.59%) Mac OS
12 16 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (1.59%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.80%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.40%) Windows CE
17 2 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (28.29%) Web Design
2 142 (28.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 129 (25.70%) Configuration Management
4 103 (20.52%) Web Development
5 83 (16.53%) TDD
6 51 (10.16%) Scrum
7 50 (9.96%) BDD
8 45 (8.96%) ITIL
9 40 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.38%) Mentoring
11 24 (4.78%) Kanban
12 23 (4.58%) Software Engineering
13 21 (4.18%) iOS Development
14 20 (3.98%) SOA
15 16 (3.19%) Automated Testing
16 15 (2.99%) Open Source
16 15 (2.99%) Coaching
16 15 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (2.39%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (30.88%) Java
2 107 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 54 (10.76%) Python
4 50 (9.96%) Ruby
5 47 (9.36%) Scala
6 32 (6.37%) Shell Script
7 28 (5.58%) SQL
7 28 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.59%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.19%) C
10 10 (1.99%) Go
11 8 (1.59%) Perl
12 7 (1.39%) C++
12 7 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.00%) C#
13 5 (1.00%) PHP
14 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 1 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (3.39%) Degree
2 17 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.19%) MCSE
4 13 (2.59%) MCP
5 11 (2.19%) MCSA
6 7 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.20%) CCNP
7 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.00%) MCITP
8 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCNA
9 3 (0.60%) CCA
9 3 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.60%) CCEA
9 3 (0.60%) ACSP
10 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.40%) PMP
10 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.99%) SLA
2 4 (0.80%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.99%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.79%) XenApp
5 7 (1.39%) Samba
6 5 (1.00%) XenServer
7 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.20%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.20%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 44 (8.76%) Puppet
2 25 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (3.59%) SCCM
4 10 (1.99%) Casper Suite
5 7 (1.39%) WSUS
6 3 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.40%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 120 (23.90%) Apple
2 97 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.78%) Citrix
4 27 (5.38%) VMware
5 26 (5.18%) Cisco
6 21 (4.18%) Adobe
7 17 (3.39%) Google
8 13 (2.59%) Remedy
9 12 (2.39%) Oracle
10 11 (2.19%) Dell
11 10 (1.99%) WSO2
12 8 (1.59%) McAfee
13 7 (1.39%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.20%) HP
15 5 (1.00%) CheckPoint
16 4 (0.80%) Polycom
16 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
17 3 (0.60%) Twitter
17 3 (0.60%) Meru Networks
17 3 (0.60%) ProCurve
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