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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 524 512 502
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 39 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.061% 0.027%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.27% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 2
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£178 £305 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.80% +141.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £203 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £428 £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £208 £175
% change year-on-year
+50.60% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.40 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.67 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
10634 10081 9124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 23.03% 22.65% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6307 5694 4893
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 937 1037
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 34 £175 -43.54% 12
North West 0 3 £278 -
Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 6
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (80.00%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.63%) Apple iOS
3 27 (28.42%) MS Office
4 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 23 (24.21%) Android
6 21 (22.11%) Windows 7
6 21 (22.11%) Blackberry
7 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 18 (18.95%) Apple
8 18 (18.95%) ITIL
8 18 (18.95%) Google Apps
8 18 (18.95%) Google
9 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
10 16 (16.84%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (16.84%) Mac OS X
10 16 (16.84%) HTML
11 15 (15.79%) Linux
11 15 (15.79%) IBM Notes
11 15 (15.79%) Lotus
12 13 (13.68%) UNIX
13 11 (11.58%) Service Management
13 11 (11.58%) CSS
13 11 (11.58%) LAN
13 11 (11.58%) DNS
14 10 (10.53%) SLA
14 10 (10.53%) WAN
15 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
15 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
15 9 (9.47%) ITSM

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (15.79%) IBM Notes
2 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (2.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.05%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
6 1 (1.05%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (28.42%) MS Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.26%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.95%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.11%) GitHub
2 2 (2.11%) Heroku
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
2 16 (16.84%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (11.58%) LAN
3 11 (11.58%) DNS
4 10 (10.53%) WAN
5 8 (8.42%) Firewall
6 7 (7.37%) DHCP
6 7 (7.37%) Internet
7 4 (4.21%) WPA2
7 4 (4.21%) DLNA
7 4 (4.21%) UPnP
7 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.21%) WPA
7 4 (4.21%) 802.11
7 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
7 4 (4.21%) VPN
8 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.11%) DMVPN
9 2 (2.11%) HSRP
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (2.11%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.05%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.11%) Sublime Text
4 2 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.11%) Hudson
4 2 (2.11%) RSpec
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 9 (9.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Games
3 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Publishing
3 5 (5.26%) French Language
3 5 (5.26%) German Language
3 5 (5.26%) Spanish Language
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Developer
5 9 (9.47%) IT Support
6 8 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.32%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) HTML
2 11 (11.58%) CSS
3 6 (6.32%) HTML5
4 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.26%) XML
4 5 (5.26%) REST
4 5 (5.26%) jQuery
5 4 (4.21%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.16%) JSON
6 3 (3.16%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.11%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.11%) JPA
7 2 (2.11%) Django
7 2 (2.11%) CSS3
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.11%) Spring
7 2 (2.11%) Java EE
7 2 (2.11%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.11%) JAAS
7 2 (2.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.21%) iPhone
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.11%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.05%) W3C
5 1 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.05%) Animation
5 1 (1.05%) Economics
5 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.00%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Apple iOS
3 23 (24.21%) Android
4 21 (22.11%) Windows 7
5 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 16 (16.84%) Mac OS X
7 15 (15.79%) Linux
8 13 (13.68%) UNIX
9 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.11%) AIX
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.05%) CentOS
12 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) ITIL
2 11 (11.58%) Service Management
3 9 (9.47%) ITSM
3 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.32%) DevOps
6 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.26%) TDD
6 5 (5.26%) Web Development
6 5 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.21%) Web Design
8 3 (3.16%) OOP
8 3 (3.16%) OO
8 3 (3.16%) Migration
8 3 (3.16%) MVC
8 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.42%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) C
3 5 (5.26%) Python
4 4 (4.21%) AppleScript
5 3 (3.16%) PHP
5 3 (3.16%) SQL
5 3 (3.16%) Ruby
6 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) C#
7 1 (1.05%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) A+ Certification
3 6 (6.32%) MCP
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.11%) VCP5
7 2 (2.11%) VCAP
7 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.11%) CCSE
7 2 (2.11%) CCSA
7 2 (2.11%) MCSA
7 2 (2.11%) CCDA
7 2 (2.11%) CCDP
7 2 (2.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
2 1 (1.05%) WAI
System Software
1 31 (32.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Puppet
2 3 (3.16%) Nagios
2 3 (3.16%) CFEngine
2 3 (3.16%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.16%) Graylog2
2 3 (3.16%) Casper Suite
2 3 (3.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) Apple
2 18 (18.95%) Google
3 15 (15.79%) Lotus
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 7 (7.37%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Remedy
6 5 (5.26%) Intel
7 3 (3.16%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle
8 2 (2.11%) Adobe
8 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.11%) Citrix
8 2 (2.11%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.05%) Mercator
9 1 (1.05%) F5
9 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.05%) Zend
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