The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 194 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.04% 25.13% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 75 106
Average daily rate £300 £290 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 14
Average hourly rate £14.84 £28.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +85.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Royalblue
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) FrontRange
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Royalblue
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) FrontRange