The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 85 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.09% 1.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 213 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.47% 17.75% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 111 130
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Python
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Django
4 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Subversion
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Web Design
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XHTML
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) HP
8 1 (7.69%) Intranet
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
8 1 (7.69%) Windows XP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Python Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) Django
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Development
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks