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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 546 548 543
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 87 62 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 38 19
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£400 £200 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £147 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £13.67
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +0.62%

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
12501 12492 11776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.39% 22.36% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7427 7128 6596
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1093 1002
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +22 85 £400 +105.12% 21
London +21 51 £305 +82.08% 11
North East - 11 £510 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £510 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £510 -
South East -26 7 £200 -46.66% 5
North West -28 7 £263 +31.25% 2
Yorkshire -24 5 £400 -
City of London +2 4 £350 +108.95% 4
West Yorkshire -24 4 £400 -
Leeds -25 4 £400 -
Croydon - 4 £450 -
East of England +8 3 - -
Merseyside -6 3 £135 -32.50%
Liverpool -8 3 £135 -32.50%
Twickenham - 3 £125 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -1 2 £100 -
Scotland -10 2 - -
Edinburgh -13 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Cheshire - 2 £381 - 1
Slough - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £381 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
South West -12 1 - - 3
West Sussex -15 1 £450 -
Manchester -19 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 98 (67.12%) Windows
2 61 (41.78%) Linux
3 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 40 (27.40%) Windows 7
5 38 (26.03%) UNIX
5 38 (26.03%) Apple iOS
6 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
8 35 (23.97%) Android
9 31 (21.23%) MS Office
10 28 (19.18%) HTML
10 28 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (17.81%) JavaScript
12 25 (17.12%) Apple
12 25 (17.12%) jQuery
13 20 (13.70%) Finance
13 20 (13.70%) Windows 8
14 18 (12.33%) VMware
14 18 (12.33%) Google
14 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
14 18 (12.33%) SDLC
15 17 (11.64%) HTML5
15 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
15 17 (11.64%) Java
15 17 (11.64%) TDD
16 16 (10.96%) PHP
17 15 (10.27%) CSS
17 15 (10.27%) Python
17 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
18 14 (9.59%) SLA

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (6.16%) Confluence
2 8 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.79%) Lync
4 6 (4.11%) CMS
4 6 (4.11%) Apache
4 6 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.42%) JBoss
5 5 (3.42%) Drupal
5 5 (3.42%) Jetty
5 5 (3.42%) Node.js
5 5 (3.42%) nginx
6 4 (2.74%) IIS
6 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.05%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (21.23%) MS Office
2 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) Google Apps
2 6 (4.11%) Office 365
2 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.42%) GitHub
3 5 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (7.53%) SSH
2 11 (7.53%) VPN
3 10 (6.85%) 3G
3 10 (6.85%) LAN
3 10 (6.85%) FTP
3 10 (6.85%) 4G
4 8 (5.48%) WAN
4 8 (5.48%) Firewall
5 6 (4.11%) Wireless
6 5 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.42%) DMZ
6 5 (3.42%) DNS
7 4 (2.74%) Intranet
7 4 (2.74%) Internet
7 4 (2.74%) DHCP
8 3 (2.05%) WebEx
8 3 (2.05%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.37%) VLAN
9 2 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.90%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.85%) MySQL
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.90%) Subversion
3 11 (7.53%) JIRA
4 7 (4.79%) Selenium
4 7 (4.79%) Maven
4 7 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.79%) GitLab
5 6 (4.11%) Mercurial
6 5 (3.42%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (3.42%) PhantomJS
6 5 (3.42%) Hudson
6 5 (3.42%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.42%) FishEye
6 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.42%) Gradle
6 5 (3.42%) Artifactory
6 5 (3.42%) CruiseControl
6 5 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.42%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.42%) Ant
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 6 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.42%) Banking
5 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (26.71%) Developer
2 25 (17.12%) Support Engineer
3 23 (15.75%) Desktop Support
4 19 (13.01%) Analyst
5 17 (11.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (10.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.53%) Service Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
9 10 (6.85%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.48%) IT Support
11 7 (4.79%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (4.79%) AWS Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Field Engineer
12 6 (4.11%) Field Service Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Python/Django Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Django Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.18%) HTML
2 25 (17.12%) jQuery
3 17 (11.64%) HTML5
4 15 (10.27%) CSS
5 13 (8.90%) .NET
6 12 (8.22%) Web Services
7 11 (7.53%) Java EE
8 10 (6.85%) RSS
9 9 (6.16%) XML
9 9 (6.16%) Django
10 8 (5.48%) Flask
11 6 (4.11%) JSON
11 6 (4.11%) REST
12 5 (3.42%) WSDL
12 5 (3.42%) LAMP
12 5 (3.42%) Drush
12 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
13 3 (2.05%) Ajax
13 3 (2.05%) SOAP
14 2 (1.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) Social Media
2 7 (4.79%) Blackberry
2 7 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.11%) iPhone
4 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.42%) Tandem
5 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.05%) CMDB
7 2 (1.37%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.37%) VLE
7 2 (1.37%) PKI
7 2 (1.37%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.37%) BYOD
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 98 (67.12%) Windows
2 61 (41.78%) Linux
3 40 (27.40%) Windows 7
4 38 (26.03%) Apple iOS
4 38 (26.03%) UNIX
5 35 (23.97%) Android
6 20 (13.70%) Windows 8
7 13 (8.90%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.90%) Mac OS X
8 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.11%) AIX
10 6 (4.11%) Solaris
11 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.42%) CentOS
11 5 (3.42%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.33%) SDLC
3 17 (11.64%) TDD
4 13 (8.90%) BDD
5 12 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (7.53%) Content Management
6 11 (7.53%) ITIL
7 10 (6.85%) SEO
7 10 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (6.16%) Change Control
8 9 (6.16%) ITSM
8 9 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.48%) Scrum
9 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.48%) Service Management
9 8 (5.48%) Open Source
10 7 (4.79%) DevOps
10 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.79%) Web Design
11 6 (4.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (17.81%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.64%) Java
3 16 (10.96%) PHP
4 15 (10.27%) Python
5 13 (8.90%) C++
6 11 (7.53%) SQL
7 10 (6.85%) VB
7 10 (6.85%) ActionScript
8 7 (4.79%) C
8 7 (4.79%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.42%) Ruby
10 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.42%) C#
10 5 (3.42%) Perl
11 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.37%) VBA
12 2 (1.37%) VBScript
13 1 (0.68%) FQL
13 1 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.85%) Degree
3 9 (6.16%) CCNA
3 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.42%) MCSE
7 3 (2.05%) ISEB
7 3 (2.05%) CCA
7 3 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.05%) CISSP
7 3 (2.05%) CCENT
7 3 (2.05%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.05%) PMP
7 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.05%) CISM
7 3 (2.05%) CCSA
7 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.59%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (24.66%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.42%) vCloud
3 5 (3.42%) Docker
4 3 (2.05%) XenServer
5 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.37%) Postfix
5 2 (1.37%) XenApp
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.68%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.22%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) Puppet
3 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.42%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.74%) Casper Suite
6 2 (1.37%) Ansible
7 1 (0.68%) logstash
7 1 (0.68%) Salt
7 1 (0.68%) Kibana
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 50 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.12%) Apple
3 18 (12.33%) VMware
3 18 (12.33%) Google
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco
4 7 (4.79%) HP
5 6 (4.11%) Citrix
5 6 (4.11%) Sun
6 5 (3.42%) Remedy
6 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.42%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.74%) Mitel
7 4 (2.74%) Lotus
7 4 (2.74%) Adobe
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle
8 3 (2.05%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.37%) BMC
9 2 (1.37%) Cognos
10 1 (0.68%) Avaya
10 1 (0.68%) Symantec
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