The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 157 161 139
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.10% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £288 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £235
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 - £15.50
Mac OS
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
869 849 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 21.70% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 408 303
Average daily rate £375 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 110 127
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mac OS
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 across the North West region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Mac OS
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 across the North West region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 6 £188 - 1
Cheshire -2 5 - -
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mac OS 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.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Windows XP
3 13 (56.52%) C++
4 12 (52.17%) C
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Vista
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
5 10 (43.48%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) XML
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) AIX
6 9 (39.13%) OO
6 9 (39.13%) Objective-C
6 9 (39.13%) TDD
6 9 (39.13%) Subversion
6 9 (39.13%) Banking
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 9 (39.13%) Java EE
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
7 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
7 8 (34.78%) BDD
7 8 (34.78%) HTML5
7 8 (34.78%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
1 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
2 3 (13.04%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
1 4 (17.39%) MRTG
1 4 (17.39%) SMTP
2 3 (13.04%) DHCP
2 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) IMAP
2 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
1 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Field Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) jQuery
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Java EE
2 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) WSDL
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Windows XP
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Vista
5 9 (39.13%) AIX
6 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
7 5 (21.74%) Unix
7 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
8 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) Debian
8 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (39.13%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) Data Protection
3 8 (34.78%) OOP
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
6 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) DevOps
8 1 (4.35%) Network Management
8 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 10 (43.48%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) Objective-C
5 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
5 4 (17.39%) Korn
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) KVM
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Dovecot
3 3 (13.04%) iptables
3 3 (13.04%) Sendmail
3 3 (13.04%) Squid
4 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cacti
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) OpenNebula
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) HAProxy
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Apple
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix