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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £251 £213
% change year-on-year
+54.72% +18.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.33
Mac OS
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
528 567 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.99% 21.38% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 298 238
Average daily rate £343 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £110 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.75 £23.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow - 4 £400 -
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) sed
3 2 (33.33%) C-shell
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) AWK
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) C-shell
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) sed
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware