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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 514 543 512
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 56 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.056% 0.046%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 5
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£195 £344 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.27% +67.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £270 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £193
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +58.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.58 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.47% -28.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.73%
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
11053 10850 9085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.38% 22.62% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6466 6282 4957
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £501 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 974 920
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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 +19 31 £180 -55.00% 6
South East +2 10 £500 - 3
North West -16 6 £375 -
East of England - 4 £350 - 2
South West - 3 £250 - 2
Yorkshire -22 1 £400 +30.08%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 69 (71.13%) Windows
2 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
3 27 (27.84%) Apple
4 25 (25.77%) Linux
4 25 (25.77%) MS Office
5 24 (24.74%) Apple iOS
6 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
7 22 (22.68%) Windows 7
8 20 (20.62%) Mac OS X
9 19 (19.59%) Android
10 17 (17.53%) Windows XP
11 16 (16.49%) HTML
12 15 (15.46%) Google Apps
12 15 (15.46%) Google
13 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
14 12 (12.37%) HTML5
14 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.37%) jQuery
14 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.37%) UNIX
15 11 (11.34%) Windows 8
16 10 (10.31%) XML
16 10 (10.31%) ITIL
16 10 (10.31%) Service Management
16 10 (10.31%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (10.31%) Finance
17 9 (9.28%) TDD
17 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
17 9 (9.28%) CTC Cleared

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 8 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) CMS
3 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 2 (2.06%) Lync
4 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.06%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (25.77%) MS Office
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.09%) MS Project
5 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Google Apps
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (9.28%) DHCP
2 9 (9.28%) DNS
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.12%) LAN
5 3 (3.09%) VPN
6 2 (2.06%) Internet
6 2 (2.06%) WAN
7 1 (1.03%) HSRP
7 1 (1.03%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.03%) WebEx
7 1 (1.03%) VPLS
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.03%) DMVPN
7 1 (1.03%) LDAP
7 1 (1.03%) FTP
7 1 (1.03%) SSL
7 1 (1.03%) Firewall
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.25%) Subversion
2 3 (3.09%) JIRA
2 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.03%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.03%) Xcode
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Publishing
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Mac Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Desktop Support
4 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.19%) PC Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Junior
9 4 (4.12%) Mac Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.09%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) HTML
2 12 (12.37%) HTML5
2 12 (12.37%) jQuery
3 10 (10.31%) XML
4 9 (9.28%) CSS
5 8 (8.25%) Web Services
6 7 (7.22%) JSON
6 7 (7.22%) Java EE
7 6 (6.19%) WSDL
7 6 (6.19%) CSS3
7 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.12%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.09%) Ajax
10 2 (2.06%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.03%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (1.03%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (1.03%) SignalR
11 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.03%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) iPhone
2 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.06%) VLE
4 2 (2.06%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
5 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.13%) Windows
2 25 (25.77%) Linux
3 24 (24.74%) Apple iOS
4 22 (22.68%) Windows 7
5 20 (20.62%) Mac OS X
6 19 (19.59%) Android
7 17 (17.53%) Windows XP
8 12 (12.37%) UNIX
9 11 (11.34%) Windows 8
10 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
10 7 (7.22%) AIX
11 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.03%) Fedora
13 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
2 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.31%) ITIL
3 10 (10.31%) Service Management
4 9 (9.28%) TDD
5 8 (8.25%) ITSM
6 7 (7.22%) SDLC
6 7 (7.22%) OOP
6 7 (7.22%) OO
7 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.19%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.19%) BDD
7 6 (6.19%) Web Design
8 5 (5.15%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.15%) Project Management
9 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.12%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (4.12%) Security Patching
9 4 (4.12%) User Stories
10 3 (3.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.28%) Java
3 8 (8.25%) C
3 8 (8.25%) C++
4 7 (7.22%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.09%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 3 (3.09%) SQL
6 2 (2.06%) VBScript
6 2 (2.06%) VBA
7 1 (1.03%) VB6
7 1 (1.03%) VB
7 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) CCNA
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.12%) MCSE
5 4 (4.12%) ACTC
6 3 (3.09%) CCENT
6 3 (3.09%) PMP
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.09%) CCA
6 3 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.06%) ISEB
7 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.03%) CCSE
8 1 (1.03%) CCSA
8 1 (1.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) WAI
2 3 (3.09%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Casper Suite
2 7 (7.22%) SCCM
3 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Apple
2 23 (23.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.46%) Google
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) Adobe
4 5 (5.15%) Cisco
4 5 (5.15%) Citrix
5 4 (4.12%) Sophos
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle
6 3 (3.09%) Remedy
6 3 (3.09%) Lotus
7 2 (2.06%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.03%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.03%) Mitel
8 1 (1.03%) HP
8 1 (1.03%) McAfee
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
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