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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 79 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 8 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 0.27% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 1.33% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
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£413 - £319
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
303 226 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.81% 20.42% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 117 109
Average daily rate £350 £263 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 35
Average hourly rate £13.94 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.83 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Python
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) Django
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
6 5 (38.46%) Web Design
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
8 3 (23.08%) Subversion
8 3 (23.08%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) Line Management
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (15.38%) RESTful
9 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
9 2 (15.38%) Blog
9 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Publishing
9 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
9 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
10 1 (7.69%) HP
10 1 (7.69%) Internet

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Python Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) Django
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) UNIX
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 5 (38.46%) Web Design
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Market Research
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Meru Networks
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