The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Lancashire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 52 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% - 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.91% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £181 £255
% change year-on-year
+65.51% -28.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
110 87 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.26% 34.52% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 23 38
Average daily rate £251 £311 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £14.50 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Mac OS X
North West

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
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 11 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
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Mac OS X
North West

Mac OS X
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python