The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X Server
Rank 577 564 586
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X Server 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.025% 0.044% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£413 £170 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.64% -47.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12217 11412 12130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 22.38% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6922 6258 5967
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1020 1257
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

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 5 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 23 July 2014. 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
England -16 3 £413 +142.64%
South East - 1 - -
Brighton - - - -
London - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

Mac OS X Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) ACSP
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) ACTC

Mac OS X Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ACTC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) VMware