The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Manchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank - - 89
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
283 194 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.00% 20.10% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 78 123
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 40
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.71 £27.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - - 1
Mac OS X
North West

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) AppleScript
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) AppleScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Meru Networks