The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 56 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.73% 0.32% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 1.35% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £165 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.60% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.00%
Mac OS X
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 148 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.87% 23.60% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 73 33
Average daily rate £300 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% +3.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £19.55 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
Oxford +3 3 £165 -42.60%
Mac OS X
South East

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Samba
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) PBX
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mac Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) LPIC
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe