The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 46 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.23% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£442 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Mac OS X
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
120 123 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.24% 29.85% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 22
Average daily rate £400 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.48 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.80 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 15 £442 -
Preston - 1 £475 - 1
Mac OS X
North West

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
2 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (87.50%) CSS
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
5 12 (75.00%) TDD
6 11 (68.75%) CAML
6 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
6 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (68.75%) FQL
6 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
6 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 11 (68.75%) VB
6 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
6 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
7 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
8 9 (56.25%) Data Management
8 9 (56.25%) Ruby
8 9 (56.25%) Python
8 9 (56.25%) C++
9 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
9 8 (50.00%) Web Services
9 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (50.00%) jQuery
9 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Internet
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 4 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (25.00%) SQLite
3 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Subversion
4 4 (25.00%) Maven
4 4 (25.00%) PHPUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Hudson
4 4 (25.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (25.00%) NUnit
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
4 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) CSS
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 11 (68.75%) CAML
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) SOAP
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) Django
7 3 (18.75%) XHTML
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Data Management
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (37.50%) Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) VB
2 11 (68.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (68.75%) FQL
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 9 (56.25%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) VBScript
5 4 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) BitLocker