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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 518 541 506
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 61 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.050% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 5
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£189 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £235 £193
% change year-on-year
+54.25% +22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.33 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.10% -13.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £16.85 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.50
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
11247 10977 9296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 22.15% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6480 6282 5090
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 993 948
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +28 41 £175 -56.25% 8
South East -6 8 £500 - 6
North West -18 4 £375 - 2
South West - 3 £250 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -12 1 £400 +78.77%
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 73 (72.28%) Windows
2 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
3 30 (29.70%) Apple
4 25 (24.75%) Linux
5 24 (23.76%) MS Office
6 23 (22.77%) Apple iOS
7 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
7 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
8 20 (19.80%) Android
9 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
9 19 (18.81%) Mac OS X
10 17 (16.83%) HTML
11 16 (15.84%) Google
11 16 (15.84%) Google Apps
12 14 (13.86%) ITIL
13 13 (12.87%) UNIX
14 12 (11.88%) HTML5
14 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
14 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
14 12 (11.88%) DNS
14 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
15 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
15 11 (10.89%) Finance
15 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
15 11 (10.89%) jQuery
16 10 (9.90%) DHCP
16 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
17 9 (8.91%) Java
17 9 (8.91%) XML

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (9.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 2 (1.98%) Lync
4 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 2 (1.98%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Office
2 5 (4.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
4 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
1 12 (11.88%) DNS
2 10 (9.90%) DHCP
3 9 (8.91%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (4.95%) LAN
5 3 (2.97%) VPN
5 3 (2.97%) WAN
6 2 (1.98%) SSL
6 2 (1.98%) SAN
6 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.98%) VRRP
6 2 (1.98%) MPLS
6 2 (1.98%) OSPF
6 2 (1.98%) Internet
6 2 (1.98%) BGP
6 2 (1.98%) Firewall
6 2 (1.98%) IPsec
6 2 (1.98%) VPLS
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.98%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MySQL
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.98%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Subversion
1 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.97%) JIRA
2 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.99%) CocoaPods
4 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) Mockito
4 1 (0.99%) Maven
4 1 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 11 (10.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) French Language
3 5 (4.95%) Publishing
4 4 (3.96%) German Language
4 4 (3.96%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.97%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Mac Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Desktop Support
4 11 (10.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) PC Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.96%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Junior
9 4 (3.96%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) HTML
2 12 (11.88%) HTML5
3 11 (10.89%) jQuery
4 9 (8.91%) XML
4 9 (8.91%) CSS
5 7 (6.93%) Web Services
6 6 (5.94%) WSDL
6 6 (5.94%) JSON
6 6 (5.94%) CSS3
6 6 (5.94%) Java EE
6 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.96%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.97%) Ajax
9 2 (1.98%) REST
9 2 (1.98%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.99%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (0.99%) Cocoa Touch
10 1 (0.99%) JAX-RS
10 1 (0.99%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) iPhone
2 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.98%) VLE
4 2 (1.98%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (72.28%) Windows
2 25 (24.75%) Linux
3 23 (22.77%) Apple iOS
4 22 (21.78%) Windows 7
5 20 (19.80%) Android
6 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
6 19 (18.81%) Mac OS X
7 13 (12.87%) UNIX
8 12 (11.88%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.94%) AIX
9 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.99%) Fedora
13 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.86%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
2 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.91%) Service Management
4 8 (7.92%) TDD
5 7 (6.93%) BDD
5 7 (6.93%) Web Design
5 7 (6.93%) ITSM
5 7 (6.93%) OOP
6 6 (5.94%) OO
6 6 (5.94%) Project Management
6 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
6 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.95%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (3.96%) User Stories
9 3 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (2.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.91%) Java
3 7 (6.93%) Objective-C
3 7 (6.93%) C++
3 7 (6.93%) C
4 3 (2.97%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) PHP
4 3 (2.97%) SQL
5 2 (1.98%) VBScript
5 2 (1.98%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) VB6
6 1 (0.99%) XAML
6 1 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) CTC Cleared
3 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.93%) CCNA
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) Degree
5 4 (3.96%) ACTC
6 3 (2.97%) CCENT
6 3 (2.97%) CCA
6 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.97%) PMP
6 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.98%) MCSA
7 2 (1.98%) ISEB
7 2 (1.98%) CCNP
7 2 (1.98%) CCDA
7 2 (1.98%) CCDP
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
1 4 (3.96%) WAI
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (38.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) SCCM
1 8 (7.92%) Casper Suite
2 2 (1.98%) SCSM
3 1 (0.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) Apple
2 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
3 16 (15.84%) Google
4 7 (6.93%) Cisco
5 6 (5.94%) VMware
6 5 (4.95%) Remedy
6 5 (4.95%) Citrix
6 5 (4.95%) Adobe
7 4 (3.96%) Intel
7 4 (3.96%) Sophos
8 3 (2.97%) Lotus
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle
9 2 (1.98%) Cognos
9 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.99%) HP
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