The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X Server over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X Server
Rank 590 594 548
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -46
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X Server 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.051% 0.008% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£165 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11753 12020 10230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.71% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6811 6849 5515
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 967 1030 962
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.00 £38.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Mac OS X Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mac OS X Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK.

Mac OS X Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK.

Mac OS X Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
London +8 6 £165 - 2
England -17 6 £165 - 3
City of London - 1 - -

Mac OS X Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mac OS X Server 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 Server.

1 30 (90.91%) Apple
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) Mac OS X
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
6 15 (45.45%) VMware
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
9 12 (36.36%) FileMaker
10 11 (33.33%) MySQL
11 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
11 9 (27.27%) Samba
11 9 (27.27%) WSUS
11 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
11 9 (27.27%) Python
11 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 9 (27.27%) Perl
11 9 (27.27%) Open Source
11 9 (27.27%) Puppet
12 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
12 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
14 4 (12.12%) Workflow
14 4 (12.12%) Windows Vista

Mac OS X Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mac OS X Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
1 3 (9.09%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Shockwave
2 1 (3.03%) Quicktime
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WebEx
2 2 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) FileMaker
2 11 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Desktop Support
2 14 (42.42%) Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Administrator
5 8 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (15.15%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
8 3 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Specialist
9 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.03%) IT Support Specialist
10 1 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Mac OS X
3 14 (42.42%) Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (27.27%) Ubuntu
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
7 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (12.12%) Windows Vista
9 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
11 1 (3.03%) UNIX
11 1 (3.03%) Solaris
11 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 9 (27.27%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Workflow
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.06%) Content Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 9 (27.27%) Python
2 9 (27.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Samba
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) WSUS
1 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Apple
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Tandberg
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam