The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 115 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.26% 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£449 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £220 £313
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Mac OS X
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
556 613 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.15% 24.88% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 267 248
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £90.50 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh -10 7 £449 +372.36%
Glasgow - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) XML
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
4 5 (35.71%) PHP5
4 5 (35.71%) nginx
4 5 (35.71%) RESTful
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
5 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) WordPress
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) nginx
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) WordPress
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) Intranet
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) RSpec
1 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Clang
2 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
2 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.14%) GoogleTest
2 1 (7.14%) CMake
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) SOAP
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
1 5 (35.71%) XML
1 5 (35.71%) JSON
1 5 (35.71%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) X-Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (7.14%) WinRT
5 1 (7.14%) POSIX
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) COM
5 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) PHP5
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (7.14%) C++
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Sage