The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 516 502 541
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +39
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 66 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.089% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 17
Average daily rate
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£188 £278 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £230 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £360 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.74% +5.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.67 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £15.13 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.67 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.74% +5.11%
Mac OS
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
11681 11073 11305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 22.95% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6849 6380 5891
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 969 1144
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 £34.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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 +19 41 £165 -40.54% 14
South West -26 10 £350 - 1
South East - 10 £375 - 5
East of England -39 2 £425 - 1
North West -7 1 £200 -46.66%
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 78 (76.47%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) MS Office
3 33 (32.35%) Linux
4 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
5 26 (25.49%) Windows 7
6 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (22.55%) Blackberry
7 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.59%) HTML
8 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 20 (19.61%) CSS
9 20 (19.61%) Windows XP
9 20 (19.61%) Apple iOS
10 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
12 16 (15.69%) IBM Notes
12 16 (15.69%) Lotus
12 16 (15.69%) Mac OS X
12 16 (15.69%) Android
13 15 (14.71%) Firewall
13 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
14 14 (13.73%) Internet
14 14 (13.73%) ITIL
14 14 (13.73%) Ruby
15 13 (12.75%) MCP
15 13 (12.75%) C
16 12 (11.76%) LAN
16 12 (11.76%) TDD
16 12 (11.76%) HTML5

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (15.69%) IBM Notes
2 15 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.92%) Lync
3 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (38.24%) MS Office
2 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (10.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon S3
1 10 (9.80%) Heroku
1 10 (9.80%) GitHub
2 5 (4.90%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) Firewall
2 14 (13.73%) Internet
3 12 (11.76%) LAN
4 10 (9.80%) SSH
5 9 (8.82%) WAN
6 8 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (5.88%) DNS
7 6 (5.88%) DHCP
8 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.94%) VPN
9 3 (2.94%) HTTP
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.96%) Network Security
10 2 (1.96%) WPA2
10 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.96%) DLNA
10 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.96%) UPnP
10 2 (1.96%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.98%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) RSpec
1 10 (9.80%) Cucumber
1 10 (9.80%) Karma Test Runner
1 10 (9.80%) Sublime Text
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.92%) Selenium
3 4 (3.92%) Subversion
4 3 (2.94%) Behat
5 2 (1.96%) Hudson
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.98%) Grunt
6 1 (0.98%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.98%) Mocha
General
1 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) Support Engineer
2 20 (19.61%) Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) Developer
4 15 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) IT Support
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Support
7 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.82%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Mac Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) HTML
2 20 (19.61%) CSS
3 12 (11.76%) HTML5
4 10 (9.80%) Backbone.js
4 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
4 10 (9.80%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (5.88%) XML
6 5 (4.90%) Sass
7 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.94%) REST
9 2 (1.96%) jQuery
9 2 (1.96%) JPA
9 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 2 (1.96%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.96%) .NET
9 2 (1.96%) JAAS
9 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.98%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.98%) LAMP
10 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.55%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (76.47%) Windows
2 33 (32.35%) Linux
3 26 (25.49%) Windows 7
4 20 (19.61%) Apple iOS
4 20 (19.61%) Windows XP
5 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (15.69%) Android
6 16 (15.69%) Mac OS X
7 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (9.80%) UNIX
9 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.98%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.73%) ITIL
3 12 (11.76%) TDD
4 11 (10.78%) Scrum
5 7 (6.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.88%) Web Development
7 5 (4.90%) Web Design
7 5 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.90%) DevOps
8 3 (2.94%) Service Management
8 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.94%) ITSM
9 2 (1.96%) Identity Management
9 2 (1.96%) Data Security
9 2 (1.96%) MVC
9 2 (1.96%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.96%) Project Management
9 2 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Security Testing
9 2 (1.96%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.73%) Ruby
3 13 (12.75%) C
4 7 (6.86%) PHP
5 6 (5.88%) Java
5 6 (5.88%) Python
6 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.94%) SQL
8 3 (2.94%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) C#
9 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.96%) Scala
9 2 (1.96%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) MCP
2 6 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) MCITP
4 2 (1.96%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
2 2 (1.96%) SCCM
3 1 (0.98%) Nagios
3 1 (0.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) Lotus
3 9 (8.82%) Apple
3 9 (8.82%) VMware
4 7 (6.86%) Adobe
5 5 (4.90%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) Google
6 4 (3.92%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.94%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.94%) Remedy
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) NetApp
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle
8 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) JBoss
8 2 (1.96%) F5
9 1 (0.98%) Meraki
9 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
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