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 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 130 132 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.071% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£165 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £208 £325
% change year-on-year
+102.40% -36.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.59 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-41.64% +92.30%
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
693 611 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.32% 21.82% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 258 330
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 79 72
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.43% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 28 November 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
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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
Manchester -10 1 £165 -
Cheshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy