The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 365 425 472
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +47
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 250 153 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 1.28% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 94 44
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£381 £245 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.61% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £219 £275
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 41
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
12673 11961 12164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.49% 22.44% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7210 6664 6184
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 £505 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1067 1012 1198
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 +48 227 £375 +56.25% 69
London +61 156 £388 +51.21% 41
East of England -15 25 £460 +206.66% 6
City of London +21 24 £400 +14.28% 10
Essex - 19 £460 - 1
South East +10 16 £250 +33.33% 19
North West +10 15 £375 +25.00% 1
Manchester +2 13 £375 +25.00% 1
Scotland -7 11 £415 +163.49%
Edinburgh -9 8 £415 -
East Midlands - 7 £275 -
West Sussex - 6 £250 - 2
Crawley - 6 £250 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £350 +133.33% 2
South West -40 5 £219 +68.26% 1
Docklands, London - 5 £135 -
Peterborough +10 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £175 - 4
Glasgow - 3 £400 -
Reading +14 2 - -
Berkshire +7 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - - 3
Surrey - 2 £275 - 6
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
Cheltenham -6 1 £213 -
Cambridge -17 1 £350 +133.33%
West Midlands -21 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -27 1 £213 +63.46%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £200 -

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 283 (62.06%) Linux
2 236 (51.75%) HTML
3 180 (39.47%) UNIX
4 179 (39.25%) CSS
5 162 (35.53%) Windows
6 159 (34.87%) JavaScript
7 155 (33.99%) Java
7 155 (33.99%) Relational Database
8 154 (33.77%) Web Development
9 147 (32.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 146 (32.02%) Git (software)
11 145 (31.80%) HTTP
12 134 (29.39%) Subversion
13 133 (29.17%) Web Design
14 112 (24.56%) Configuration Management
15 80 (17.54%) Ruby
16 75 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
17 71 (15.57%) Windows 7
18 66 (14.47%) Apple
18 66 (14.47%) MS Office
19 65 (14.25%) Microsoft
20 64 (14.04%) Hibernate
21 63 (13.82%) REST
22 60 (13.16%) Apple iOS
23 59 (12.94%) MongoDB
23 59 (12.94%) Windows XP
24 57 (12.50%) Python
25 55 (12.06%) TDD
26 51 (11.18%) ITIL
27 50 (10.96%) MVC

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 33 (7.24%) Node.js
2 24 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.10%) WordPress
8 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.66%) Apache
9 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.44%) IIS
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 2 (0.44%) Lync
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.22%) nginx
10 1 (0.22%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (14.47%) MS Office
2 24 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.44%) InDesign
4 2 (0.44%) CINEMA 4D
4 2 (0.44%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.66%) GitHub
3 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 145 (31.80%) HTTP
2 25 (5.48%) LDAP
2 25 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.26%) Wireless
4 22 (4.82%) Firewall
5 20 (4.39%) VPN
6 19 (4.17%) Internet
7 18 (3.95%) LAN
8 12 (2.63%) DNS
9 10 (2.19%) WLAN
9 10 (2.19%) DHCP
10 5 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.66%) WAN
11 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.44%) Intranet
12 2 (0.44%) VoIP
12 2 (0.44%) Network Security
13 1 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (33.99%) Relational Database
2 59 (12.94%) MongoDB
3 48 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 39 (8.55%) MySQL
5 13 (2.85%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.10%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 146 (32.02%) Git (software)
2 134 (29.39%) Subversion
3 22 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 21 (4.61%) Jasmine
5 12 (2.63%) RSpec
5 12 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.97%) Mocha
6 9 (1.97%) Grunt
7 6 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.10%) Xcode
9 3 (0.66%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.44%) JIRA
10 2 (0.44%) Hudson
11 1 (0.22%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.22%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.22%) Valgrind
11 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.22%) CMake
11 1 (0.22%) Selenium
11 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 36 (7.89%) Finance
2 13 (2.85%) Advertising
3 10 (2.19%) Retail
4 7 (1.54%) Marketing
5 6 (1.32%) Front Office
5 6 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (0.44%) Law
6 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 258 (56.58%) Developer
2 79 (17.32%) Java Developer
3 62 (13.60%) Analyst
4 55 (12.06%) Front-End Developer
5 39 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 36 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 33 (7.24%) Support Engineer
8 31 (6.80%) Desktop Support
9 29 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (4.39%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.17%) Ruby Developer
12 19 (4.17%) Service Analyst
12 19 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (3.73%) Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (3.29%) IT Support
15 13 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (2.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 13 (2.85%) Desktop Analyst
16 12 (2.63%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (51.75%) HTML
2 179 (39.25%) CSS
3 64 (14.04%) Hibernate
4 63 (13.82%) REST
5 49 (10.75%) XML
5 49 (10.75%) JAX-RS
6 37 (8.11%) JSON
7 34 (7.46%) Web Services
8 30 (6.58%) Spring
9 29 (6.36%) Ruby on Rails
10 27 (5.92%) Java EE
10 27 (5.92%) RESTful
11 25 (5.48%) jQuery
12 24 (5.26%) Sass
12 24 (5.26%) Mustache
12 24 (5.26%) SOAP
13 22 (4.82%) JAAS
13 22 (4.82%) HTML5
14 20 (4.39%) Django
14 20 (4.39%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.87%) Visualisation
2 29 (6.36%) Blackberry
3 26 (5.70%) Open Source
4 16 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.85%) iPhone
6 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.97%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.75%) iPad
9 7 (1.54%) FMCG
9 7 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.44%) EPoS
12 2 (0.44%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.44%) EFT
12 2 (0.44%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.44%) Informatics
12 2 (0.44%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 283 (62.06%) Linux
2 180 (39.47%) UNIX
3 162 (35.53%) Windows
4 71 (15.57%) Windows 7
5 60 (13.16%) Apple iOS
6 59 (12.94%) Windows XP
7 34 (7.46%) Windows 8
8 26 (5.70%) Solaris
9 25 (5.48%) AIX
10 21 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (3.73%) Android
12 13 (2.85%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.32%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.66%) VMS
16 2 (0.44%) SUSE
16 2 (0.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (33.77%) Web Development
2 147 (32.24%) Responsive Web Design
3 133 (29.17%) Web Design
4 112 (24.56%) Configuration Management
5 75 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (12.06%) TDD
7 51 (11.18%) ITIL
8 50 (10.96%) MVC
9 34 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (5.70%) BDD
11 22 (4.82%) Web Application Development
11 22 (4.82%) Waterfall
12 20 (4.39%) RAD
12 20 (4.39%) Project Management
13 19 (4.17%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.51%) Release Management
15 15 (3.29%) Software Engineering
15 15 (3.29%) Scrum
16 14 (3.07%) Refactoring
17 12 (2.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 159 (34.87%) JavaScript
2 155 (33.99%) Java
3 80 (17.54%) Ruby
4 57 (12.50%) Python
5 32 (7.02%) PHP
6 26 (5.70%) SQL
7 25 (5.48%) Scala
8 21 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.07%) C
10 12 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
11 9 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.54%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.10%) C++
14 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.44%) Perl
16 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.22%) sed
16 1 (0.22%) Groovy
16 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.29%) Degree
2 15 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.07%) MCP
4 9 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.54%) CCNA
5 7 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 7 (1.54%) MCSE
6 5 (1.10%) MCITP
6 5 (1.10%) MCSA
7 3 (0.66%) MOS
8 2 (0.44%) CNE
8 2 (0.44%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.44%) MCTS
8 2 (0.44%) ACSP
8 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) CEH
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.29%) SLA
2 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) QA
4 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 48 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.19%) XenApp
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.44%) NDS
5 2 (0.44%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) qmail
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (3.95%) SCCM
2 11 (2.41%) Capistrano
3 8 (1.75%) Puppet
4 6 (1.32%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.66%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.22%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) WSUS
7 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (14.47%) Apple
2 65 (14.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.61%) Oracle
4 20 (4.39%) JBoss
5 15 (3.29%) VMware
6 14 (3.07%) Citrix
7 13 (2.85%) Cisco
8 12 (2.63%) HP
9 11 (2.41%) Adobe
10 8 (1.75%) Remedy
10 8 (1.75%) Lotus
11 7 (1.54%) Zend
11 7 (1.54%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.32%) Sophos
12 6 (1.32%) Symantec
12 6 (1.32%) Reuters
12 6 (1.32%) Avaya
12 6 (1.32%) F5
13 3 (0.66%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.66%) Dell
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