The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.54% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£145 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £140
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +171.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
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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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.15% 19.07% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
Average daily rate £313 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £22.50 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
4 2 (33.33%) CODA
4 2 (33.33%) Sage
4 2 (33.33%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) MCP
5 1 (16.67%) Linux

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 2 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (33.33%) CODA
3 2 (33.33%) Sage