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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 86 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 20 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.09% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.24% 2.70% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
Average daily rate £327 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.00%
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
382 296 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.79% 21.17% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 146 116
Average daily rate £325 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Web Design
3 15 (65.22%) Web Development
3 15 (65.22%) HTML5
3 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 14 (60.87%) Ruby
4 14 (60.87%) Scala
4 14 (60.87%) Visualisation
4 14 (60.87%) Silverlight
4 14 (60.87%) Telerik
4 14 (60.87%) XAML
4 14 (60.87%) HTTP
4 14 (60.87%) .NET
4 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
4 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio
4 14 (60.87%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) Python
4 14 (60.87%) Unix
5 13 (56.52%) Subversion
5 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (17.39%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) SQL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Visual Studio
2 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 13 (56.52%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 13 (56.52%) .NET Developer
2 13 (56.52%) C# Developer
3 12 (52.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Administrator
4 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) HTML5
3 14 (60.87%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (4.35%) Modernizr
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Servlets
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Visualisation
2 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
1 15 (65.22%) Web Design
1 15 (65.22%) Web Development
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) API Design
5 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Typography
5 1 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) Ruby
2 14 (60.87%) Scala
2 14 (60.87%) XAML
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Telerik
2 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle