The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 July 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 Swindon 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.68% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £181 £235
% change year-on-year
+65.51% -22.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
82 56 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.95% 13.97% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 32
Average daily rate £250 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.25 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.75 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Mac OS X
Wiltshire

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Mac OS X
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (100.00%) MS Office
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Desktop Support
3 9 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft