The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 127 120 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.039% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.16% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£205 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.59 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-41.64% +92.30%
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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 Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
584 630 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.11% 24.73% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 276 208
Average daily rate £325 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £137 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 41
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.90 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mac OS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Mac OS 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.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix