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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X Server
Rank 547 556 535
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X Server 29 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.020% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.090% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 0
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£180 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £260 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11605 11139 9628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.16% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6688 6038 5075
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 1028 1016
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Mac OS X Server Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Mac OS X Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Top 6 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 27 February 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 +10 29 £180 -8.86% 2
England +7 29 £180 -8.86% 2
City of London +23 8 £165 -25.00%
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cirencester - - - -

Mac OS X Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 44 (86.27%) Apple
3 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (56.86%) Mac OS X
5 26 (50.98%) SQL
6 24 (47.06%) FileMaker
7 22 (43.14%) MySQL
8 21 (41.18%) Linux
9 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
10 17 (33.33%) VMware
11 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
12 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
13 10 (19.61%) Back Office
14 9 (17.65%) Samba
14 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
14 9 (17.65%) WSUS
14 9 (17.65%) Open Source
14 9 (17.65%) Puppet
14 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
14 9 (17.65%) Python
14 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
14 9 (17.65%) Perl
14 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
15 8 (15.69%) MS Office
16 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
16 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
17 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
17 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Mac OS X Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) Final Cut Pro
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.96%) Shockwave
4 1 (1.96%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) LAN
1 4 (7.84%) VoIP
1 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.92%) FTP
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) FileMaker
2 22 (43.14%) MySQL
General
1 10 (19.61%) Back Office
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Publishing
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Support Technician
3 8 (15.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior Technician
5 6 (11.76%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.92%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Open Source
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.88%) iPad
5 2 (3.92%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 29 (56.86%) Mac OS X
3 21 (41.18%) Linux
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
6 9 (17.65%) Ubuntu
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Vista
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.88%) Android
10 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.96%) UNIX
11 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 6 (11.76%) Project Management
2 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.80%) Workflow
4 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.92%) Content Management
5 2 (3.92%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 9 (17.65%) Perl
3 1 (1.96%) VB6
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Samba
3 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) WSUS
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) Casper Suite
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Apple
2 34 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Adobe
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
6 2 (3.92%) HP
6 2 (3.92%) Mitel
6 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
6 2 (3.92%) ProCurve
6 2 (3.92%) Infor
6 2 (3.92%) NEC
6 2 (3.92%) Kerio
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.96%) Intel
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec