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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 62 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £140 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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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
204 267 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.31% 26.57% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 118 121
Average daily rate £325 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) ACTC
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 1 (50.00%) ACSP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACTC
1 1 (50.00%) ACSP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple