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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 537 534 515
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 40 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.055% 0.026%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 2
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£178 £305 £126
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.80% +141.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £203 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £428 £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £208 £175
% change year-on-year
+50.60% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.40 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +9.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.67 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.11%

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
11474 10943 10136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 22.48% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6743 6045 5373
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 997 1106
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -14 39 £178 -41.80% 26
London +20 34 £175 -43.54% 15
City of London +13 7 £180 -42.81% 2
North West -4 3 £278 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
Leeds - 2 £313 -
Yorkshire - 2 £313 -
Manchester -5 1 £165 -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Hammersmith - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.32%) Apple iOS
3 30 (30.30%) MS Office
4 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.23%) Android
6 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
8 20 (20.20%) ITIL
9 19 (19.19%) Windows XP
10 18 (18.18%) Apple
10 18 (18.18%) Google
10 18 (18.18%) Google Apps
11 17 (17.17%) TCP/IP
11 17 (17.17%) HTML
12 16 (16.16%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (16.16%) Mac OS X
13 15 (15.15%) Linux
13 15 (15.15%) IBM Notes
13 15 (15.15%) Lotus
14 13 (13.13%) UNIX
14 13 (13.13%) LAN
15 11 (11.11%) Service Management
15 11 (11.11%) DNS
15 11 (11.11%) CSS
16 10 (10.10%) SLA
16 10 (10.10%) WAN
16 10 (10.10%) A+ Certification
17 9 (9.09%) Internet
17 9 (9.09%) ITSM

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 15 (15.15%) IBM Notes
2 7 (7.07%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) JBoss
5 2 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) Node.js
6 1 (1.01%) SAS
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Office
2 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.02%) Heroku
2 2 (2.02%) GitHub
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (16.16%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (13.13%) LAN
4 11 (11.11%) DNS
5 10 (10.10%) WAN
6 9 (9.09%) Internet
7 8 (8.08%) Firewall
8 7 (7.07%) DHCP
9 4 (4.04%) VPN
9 4 (4.04%) Bluetooth
9 4 (4.04%) 802.11
9 4 (4.04%) DLNA
9 4 (4.04%) WPA
9 4 (4.04%) UPnP
9 4 (4.04%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.04%) WPA2
10 3 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.02%) Network Security
11 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.02%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.05%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.02%) Sublime Text
4 2 (2.02%) Hudson
4 2 (2.02%) RSpec
5 1 (1.01%) Mockito
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) Xcode
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.06%) Games
3 5 (5.05%) French Language
3 5 (5.05%) German Language
3 5 (5.05%) Spanish Language
3 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 5 (5.05%) Publishing
4 3 (3.03%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.13%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) IT Support
6 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.07%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) HTML
2 11 (11.11%) CSS
3 6 (6.06%) HTML5
4 5 (5.05%) REST
4 5 (5.05%) jQuery
4 5 (5.05%) XML
4 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.03%) JSON
6 3 (3.03%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.02%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.02%) Spring MVC
7 2 (2.02%) Django
7 2 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.02%) Java EE
7 2 (2.02%) JPA
7 2 (2.02%) CSS3
7 2 (2.02%) Spring
7 2 (2.02%) WSDL
7 2 (2.02%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.04%) iPhone
4 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 2 (2.02%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.01%) Economics
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Animation
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Apple iOS
3 23 (23.23%) Android
4 22 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.19%) Windows XP
6 16 (16.16%) Mac OS X
7 15 (15.15%) Linux
8 13 (13.13%) UNIX
9 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
10 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.02%) AIX
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.01%) CentOS
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Service Management
3 9 (9.09%) ITSM
3 9 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.06%) DevOps
6 5 (5.05%) Web Development
6 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.05%) TDD
6 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.04%) Web Design
7 4 (4.04%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.03%) BDD
8 3 (3.03%) Software Testing
8 3 (3.03%) OOP
8 3 (3.03%) OO
8 3 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.08%) C
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 5 (5.05%) Python
4 4 (4.04%) AppleScript
5 3 (3.03%) Objective-C
5 3 (3.03%) Ruby
5 3 (3.03%) PHP
5 3 (3.03%) SQL
6 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.02%) C#
6 2 (2.02%) C++
7 1 (1.01%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.10%) A+ Certification
2 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) MCP
4 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.04%) MCSE
6 4 (4.04%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) CCDA
7 2 (2.02%) CCDP
7 2 (2.02%) CISSP
7 2 (2.02%) MCSA
7 2 (2.02%) CCNP
7 2 (2.02%) HNC
7 2 (2.02%) CCSA
7 2 (2.02%) CCSE
7 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.02%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) WAI
2 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (32.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.02%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) SCCM
1 4 (4.04%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) CFEngine
2 3 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.03%) SCSM
2 3 (3.03%) Graylog2
2 3 (3.03%) Casper Suite
2 3 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Apple
2 18 (18.18%) Google
3 15 (15.15%) Lotus
4 7 (7.07%) Cisco
4 7 (7.07%) VMware
5 6 (6.06%) Remedy
6 5 (5.05%) Intel
7 3 (3.03%) Citrix
7 3 (3.03%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe
8 2 (2.02%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Mercator
9 1 (1.01%) Zend
9 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.01%) F5
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