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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 148 138 132
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.092% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate £389 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £251 £208
% change year-on-year
+54.22% +21.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.33
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
788 692 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.79% 21.16% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 333 257
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 83 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.30 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 -8 8 £389 +135.60%
Cheshire -6 2 £389 -0.32%
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) C++
3 17 (80.95%) C
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 15 (71.43%) Java
4 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 15 (71.43%) OO
4 15 (71.43%) AIX
4 15 (71.43%) Web Services
4 15 (71.43%) XML
4 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 15 (71.43%) Objective-C
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (71.43%) Banking
4 15 (71.43%) Java EE
4 15 (71.43%) JSON
4 15 (71.43%) jQuery
5 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 14 (66.67%) BDD
5 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 14 (66.67%) SDLC
5 14 (66.67%) Windows Vista
5 14 (66.67%) Subversion
5 14 (66.67%) TDD
5 14 (66.67%) OOP
5 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 14 (66.67%) WSDL
6 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) MRTG
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) IMAP
2 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 14 (66.67%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (71.43%) Banking
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
1 15 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) Java EE
1 15 (71.43%) jQuery
1 15 (71.43%) JSON
1 15 (71.43%) Web Services
1 15 (71.43%) XML
2 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 14 (66.67%) WSDL
3 13 (61.90%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) BYOD
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 15 (71.43%) AIX
4 14 (66.67%) Windows Vista
4 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Debian
5 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.76%) Android
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) OO
2 14 (66.67%) BDD
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) OOP
2 14 (66.67%) SDLC
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 13 (61.90%) Data Protection
3 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) ITSM
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C++
2 17 (80.95%) C
3 15 (71.43%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) Objective-C
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) KVM
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Dovecot
2 2 (9.52%) iptables
2 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
2 2 (9.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cacti
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) OpenNebula
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce