The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 39 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.04% 0.27% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 1.23% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £165 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+59.25% +8.00%
Mac OS X
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
93 81 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.18% 22.13% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 16
Average daily rate £280 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £17.60 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) X-Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) LPIC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Mac Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) LPIC
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe