The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 41 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% - 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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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 Swindon region.

Operating Systems Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.80% 12.58% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 37
Average daily rate £300 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £112 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.06 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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 17 September 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 6 (40.00%) 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 17 September 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 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 11 (73.33%) Support Analyst
3 10 (66.67%) Desktop Support
4 9 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
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 6 (40.00%) 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