The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 69 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £245 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 158 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.48% 24.35% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 98
Average daily rate £300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the Hertfordshire region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Hertfordshire region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Mac OS X 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 X.

1 5 (100.00%) XMPP
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SMPP
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Erlang
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Mac OS X 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 X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SMPP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Development Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft