The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 539 550 524
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 60 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.039% 0.035%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 6
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£170 £313 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +64.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £204 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £478 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £180
% change year-on-year
+76.47% +18.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.40 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.58 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.60 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.33 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +5.37%

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
11651 11281 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.72% 21.73% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6606 6116 5146
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 976 1054 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Mac OS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England +30 59 £170 -45.60% 32
London +28 42 £163 -55.93% 14
City of London +22 11 £165 -47.20% 2
South East -26 6 £500 - 4
North West -10 5 £375 - 2
Reading - 5 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 5 £500 - 1
South West - 2 £250 - 6
West Yorkshire -6 1 £400 +88.23%
Leeds -12 1 £400 +88.23%
Yorkshire -15 1 £400 +88.23%
Surrey - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £145 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 5
Coventry - 1 £145 -
Crawley - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bromley - - - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mac OS 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.

1 74 (69.81%) Windows
2 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
3 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.30%) Apple
4 28 (26.42%) Apple iOS
5 26 (24.53%) MS Office
6 21 (19.81%) Mac OS X
6 21 (19.81%) HTML
6 21 (19.81%) Linux
7 20 (18.87%) Windows XP
7 20 (18.87%) Android
8 19 (17.92%) Google Apps
8 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
8 19 (17.92%) Google
8 19 (17.92%) ITIL
9 14 (13.21%) UNIX
9 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
10 13 (12.26%) HTML5
10 13 (12.26%) TCP/IP
10 13 (12.26%) DNS
11 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (10.38%) jQuery
12 11 (10.38%) Service Management
12 11 (10.38%) Java
12 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
13 10 (9.43%) CSS
13 10 (9.43%) DHCP
13 10 (9.43%) Finance
13 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.83%) CMS
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Node.js
4 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Lync
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Office
2 5 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) TCP/IP
1 13 (12.26%) DNS
2 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (9.43%) DHCP
4 8 (7.55%) LAN
5 5 (4.72%) WAN
5 5 (4.72%) Internet
6 3 (2.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.83%) Firewall
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.89%) DMVPN
7 2 (1.89%) HSRP
7 2 (1.89%) SSL
7 2 (1.89%) SAN
7 2 (1.89%) MPLS
7 2 (1.89%) OSPF
7 2 (1.89%) BGP
7 2 (1.89%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.89%) VRRP
7 2 (1.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) MySQL
2 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.83%) FileMaker
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.60%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) Xcode
4 1 (0.94%) Maven
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Mockito
4 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
2 6 (5.66%) French Language
3 5 (4.72%) German Language
3 5 (4.72%) Spanish Language
3 5 (4.72%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Games
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Mac Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.43%) Desktop Support
5 10 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) PC Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (3.77%) IT Support
10 4 (3.77%) Mac Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) HTML
2 13 (12.26%) HTML5
3 11 (10.38%) jQuery
4 10 (9.43%) CSS
5 7 (6.60%) XML
5 7 (6.60%) JSON
5 7 (6.60%) CSS3
5 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.66%) Java EE
6 6 (5.66%) WSDL
6 6 (5.66%) Web Services
7 4 (3.77%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.77%) REST
8 3 (2.83%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.83%) Ajax
9 2 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.94%) JAX-RS
10 1 (0.94%) Django
10 1 (0.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.66%) iPhone
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.94%) Economics
5 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.81%) Windows
2 28 (26.42%) Apple iOS
3 21 (19.81%) Linux
3 21 (19.81%) Mac OS X
4 20 (18.87%) Windows XP
4 20 (18.87%) Android
5 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.21%) UNIX
7 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.66%) Windows Vista
7 6 (5.66%) AIX
8 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X Server
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) Fedora
10 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.38%) Service Management
4 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.49%) ITSM
6 7 (6.60%) OO
6 7 (6.60%) TDD
6 7 (6.60%) Web Design
6 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.60%) BDD
7 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.66%) OOP
8 5 (4.72%) Project Management
8 5 (4.72%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.77%) Migration
9 4 (3.77%) User Stories
10 3 (2.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) Java
1 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.60%) C
2 7 (6.60%) Objective-C
3 6 (5.66%) C++
4 3 (2.83%) SQL
5 2 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) C#
6 1 (0.94%) Python
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) Degree
3 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) CTC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.60%) CCNA
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.66%) MCSE
6 5 (4.72%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.77%) ACTC
8 3 (2.83%) MCP
9 2 (1.89%) HNC
9 2 (1.89%) MCSA
9 2 (1.89%) CCNP
9 2 (1.89%) CCDA
9 2 (1.89%) CCDP
9 2 (1.89%) MCTS
9 2 (1.89%) MCITP
9 2 (1.89%) PMP
9 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) WAI
3 1 (0.94%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (33.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) Casper Suite
2 7 (6.60%) SCCM
3 3 (2.83%) SCSM
4 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (28.30%) Microsoft
1 30 (28.30%) Apple
2 19 (17.92%) Google
3 8 (7.55%) Cisco
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Remedy
5 5 (4.72%) Lotus
5 5 (4.72%) Adobe
5 5 (4.72%) Intel
6 4 (3.77%) Citrix
6 4 (3.77%) Sophos
7 2 (1.89%) HP
7 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) F5
8 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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