The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 139 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 28 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.13% 2.03% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 6
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£442 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.73% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £219
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
894 740 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.67% 23.99% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 383 284
Average daily rate £365 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 93 87
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +2 14 £442 - 1
Cheshire - 10 £450 - 1
Manchester -29 3 - - 4
Merseyside -9 1 £175 -12.50%
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (84.21%) UNIX
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) C#
3 24 (63.16%) .NET
4 23 (60.53%) Internet
4 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (50.00%) Python
5 19 (50.00%) Ruby
5 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (47.37%) C++
7 16 (42.11%) CSS
8 15 (39.47%) HTTP
8 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
9 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 14 (36.84%) Web Design
10 12 (31.58%) TDD
11 11 (28.95%) REST
11 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
12 10 (26.32%) SQL
12 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
13 9 (23.68%) VB
13 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
13 9 (23.68%) FQL
13 9 (23.68%) Data Management
13 9 (23.68%) Subversion
13 9 (23.68%) CAML

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Internet
2 15 (39.47%) HTTP
3 4 (10.53%) SMTP
4 2 (5.26%) SMS
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) MongoDB
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
6 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 6 (15.79%) Neo4j
7 4 (10.53%) SQLite
7 4 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Maven
5 4 (10.53%) PHPUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Hudson
5 4 (10.53%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.53%) NUnit
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
5 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Deskside Support
5 1 (2.63%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.63%) IT Support
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) HTML
2 24 (63.16%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) REST
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 9 (23.68%) CAML
7 8 (21.05%) jQuery
7 8 (21.05%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
9 6 (15.79%) XHTML
9 6 (15.79%) JAX-RS
10 5 (13.16%) Spring
10 5 (13.16%) J2EE
11 4 (10.53%) SOAP
11 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
11 4 (10.53%) Django
11 4 (10.53%) HTML5
12 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) UNIX
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Web Design
2 14 (36.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (31.58%) TDD
4 9 (23.68%) Data Management
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 5 (13.16%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.89%) BDD
11 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
11 2 (5.26%) User Stories
12 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
12 1 (2.63%) Web Development
12 1 (2.63%) Service Management
12 1 (2.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 19 (50.00%) Python
3 19 (50.00%) Ruby
4 18 (47.37%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 9 (23.68%) VB
7 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
7 9 (23.68%) FQL
8 4 (10.53%) C
8 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (10.53%) VBA
8 4 (10.53%) VBScript
8 4 (10.53%) PHP
9 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) ACSP
3 2 (5.26%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 2 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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