The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 73 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% - 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +4.00%
Mac OS X
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
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 Reading

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Mac OS X
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Google Apps
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Google Apps
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Apple