The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 497 512 527
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 52 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 9
Average daily rate
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£308 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £205 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £17.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £18.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.33%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11044 10305 11057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.18% 22.62% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6356 5715 5554
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 968 999 1159
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS across the England region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in England

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the England region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mac OS
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 +9 31 £225 -18.18% 10
South East -6 9 £338 - 6
Yorkshire - 5 £308 -
South West -22 4 £344 - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
East of England -14 1 £175 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 2
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mac OS 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.

1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Linux
3 23 (31.08%) MS Office
4 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
5 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
6 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
7 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 15 (20.27%) HTML
9 14 (18.92%) CSS
9 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
10 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
10 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (14.86%) Ruby
11 11 (14.86%) ITIL
11 11 (14.86%) Blackberry
12 10 (13.51%) Mac OS X
12 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (12.16%) UNIX
13 9 (12.16%) Android
13 9 (12.16%) Apple iOS
14 8 (10.81%) Adobe
14 8 (10.81%) Internet
14 8 (10.81%) Apple
14 8 (10.81%) MCP
14 8 (10.81%) Firewall
14 8 (10.81%) Scrum
15 7 (9.46%) VMware
15 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (9.46%) TDD

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) Lync
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (31.08%) MS Office
2 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon S3
1 5 (6.76%) Heroku
1 5 (6.76%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
1 8 (10.81%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) LAN
3 5 (6.76%) SSH
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (2.70%) DNS
5 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.70%) Wireless
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.35%) VoIP
6 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (8.11%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) RSpec
1 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
1 5 (6.76%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (6.76%) Sublime Text
2 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) Behat
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Mocha
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Publishing
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Games
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.76%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) IT Support
10 4 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Service Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) HTML
2 14 (18.92%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) HTML5
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (6.76%) Backbone.js
5 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.05%) Sass
6 3 (4.05%) Application Packaging
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) WinRT
8 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.35%) Mustache
8 1 (1.35%) Qt
8 1 (1.35%) JSON
8 1 (1.35%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) iPhone
4 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.97%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Linux
3 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (13.51%) Mac OS X
6 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (12.16%) Android
7 9 (12.16%) UNIX
7 9 (12.16%) Apple iOS
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.35%) Debian
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Scrum
3 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.46%) TDD
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps
5 4 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (5.41%) Web Design
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.05%) Web Development
6 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (4.05%) Manual Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Time Management
7 2 (2.70%) Security Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Test Management
7 2 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.70%) ITSM
7 2 (2.70%) Identity Management
7 2 (2.70%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (14.86%) Ruby
3 7 (9.46%) PHP
3 7 (9.46%) C
4 5 (6.76%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.05%) C#
6 3 (4.05%) C++
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.35%) SQL
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) MCP
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.70%) MCTS
4 2 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Xen
3 1 (1.35%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Adobe
2 8 (10.81%) Apple
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) Lotus
4 4 (5.41%) Remedy
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.70%) F5
6 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Meraki
7 1 (1.35%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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