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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 499 518 534
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +16
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 54 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.060% 0.045%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 7
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £176 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £16.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £17.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.80 £18.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +33.33%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10983 10416 11220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.92% 22.47% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6325 5839 5630
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 955 976 1175
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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 22 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
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 July 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 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 +26 31 £170 -35.84% 7
South East +1 8 £338 - 4
South West -24 6 £344 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £310 -
North West -6 3 £200 -46.66%
East of England -23 1 £175 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (72.50%) Windows
2 28 (35.00%) Linux
2 28 (35.00%) MS Office
3 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
4 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 17 (21.25%) HTML
7 16 (20.00%) CSS
7 16 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
8 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
8 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (16.25%) Ruby
10 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
10 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
11 11 (13.75%) Firewall
11 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (13.75%) ITIL
12 10 (12.50%) MCP
12 10 (12.50%) UNIX
12 10 (12.50%) Internet
12 10 (12.50%) Scrum
12 10 (12.50%) Android
13 9 (11.25%) HTML5
13 9 (11.25%) TDD
13 9 (11.25%) C
14 8 (10.00%) Adobe
14 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (10.00%) VMware

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) IBM Notes
2 6 (7.50%) Lync
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) nginx
6 1 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (35.00%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) GitHub
1 7 (8.75%) Heroku
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.50%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) Internet
3 7 (8.75%) SSH
4 6 (7.50%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) DNS
6 2 (2.50%) DHCP
6 2 (2.50%) HTTP
6 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.25%) SAN
7 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Cucumber
1 7 (8.75%) RSpec
1 7 (8.75%) Karma Test Runner
1 7 (8.75%) Sublime Text
2 4 (5.00%) Selenium
2 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.75%) Behat
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Mocha
5 1 (1.25%) Grunt
5 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.75%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Support Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Developer
4 10 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support
7 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Mac Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 16 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (11.25%) HTML5
4 7 (8.75%) Backbone.js
4 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
4 7 (8.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (7.50%) XML
6 4 (5.00%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.75%) .NET
7 3 (3.75%) Sass
8 2 (2.50%) Web Services
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (2.50%) REST
9 1 (1.25%) Qt
9 1 (1.25%) Mustache
9 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.25%) CSS3
9 1 (1.25%) WinRT
9 1 (1.25%) Django
9 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) iPhone
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (72.50%) Windows
2 28 (35.00%) Linux
3 18 (22.50%) Windows 7
4 16 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
7 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (12.50%) UNIX
8 10 (12.50%) Android
9 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 7 (8.75%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) ITIL
2 10 (12.50%) Scrum
3 9 (11.25%) TDD
4 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.25%) DevOps
6 4 (5.00%) Web Design
6 4 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (3.75%) Manual Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.75%) Web Development
7 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.50%) Project Management
8 2 (2.50%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.50%) Data Security
8 2 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Test Management
8 2 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
2 13 (16.25%) Ruby
3 9 (11.25%) C
4 7 (8.75%) PHP
5 6 (7.50%) Python
5 6 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) C++
7 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.75%) C#
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.25%) SQL
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) MCP
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) MCTS
4 2 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Xen
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Adobe
2 8 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (7.50%) Apple
3 6 (7.50%) Lotus
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix
6 3 (3.75%) Remedy
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (1.25%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.25%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) HP
8 1 (1.25%) Meraki
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