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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 554 527 532
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 59 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.095% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 32
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£225 £278 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
+108.12% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +59.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.67 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £25.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.59 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-41.64% +92.30%

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
13128 12078 11405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.49% 23.03% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7725 6736 5990
Average daily rate £355 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1078 1087
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 -20 56 £238 -14.41% 19
London +6 39 £180 -40.00% 7
City of London +7 9 £180 -35.13% 1
South East -16 8 £413 +175.00% 6
Docklands, London - 6 £135 -
East of England -23 3 £438 -
South West -32 3 £413 -
Bristol -21 2 - -
Yorkshire -2 1 £443 +77.00% 3
Surrey -14 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £443 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £250 -
Kent - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £443 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £413 -
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Southampton - - - - 2
Telford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
York - - - - 1

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 95 (77.87%) Windows
2 51 (41.80%) MS Office
3 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
4 34 (27.87%) Windows 7
5 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
6 31 (25.41%) Linux
7 28 (22.95%) Blackberry
8 23 (18.85%) Apple iOS
9 22 (18.03%) HTML
9 22 (18.03%) Mac OS X
10 21 (17.21%) Windows XP
10 21 (17.21%) IBM Notes
10 21 (17.21%) Lotus
11 20 (16.39%) CSS
11 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
11 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
12 19 (15.57%) ITIL
13 17 (13.93%) Firewall
13 17 (13.93%) MCP
13 17 (13.93%) LAN
13 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.11%) Android
14 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (13.11%) Internet
15 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
15 14 (11.48%) C
16 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
16 13 (10.66%) Ruby
16 13 (10.66%) Wi-Fi

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 21 (17.21%) IBM Notes
2 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) Lync
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.64%) JBoss
6 2 (1.64%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.82%) Node.js
7 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (41.80%) MS Office
2 20 (16.39%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (9.02%) Photoshop
4 7 (5.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Amazon S3
1 10 (8.20%) Heroku
1 10 (8.20%) Google Apps
1 10 (8.20%) GitHub
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) LAN
1 17 (13.93%) Firewall
2 16 (13.11%) Internet
3 13 (10.66%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (9.84%) WAN
5 10 (8.20%) SSH
6 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.92%) DHCP
7 6 (4.92%) DNS
8 5 (4.10%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (3.28%) WPA2
9 4 (3.28%) DLNA
9 4 (3.28%) WPA
9 4 (3.28%) UPnP
9 4 (3.28%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.28%) 802.11
9 4 (3.28%) Bluetooth
10 3 (2.46%) HTTP
10 3 (2.46%) VPN
11 2 (1.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.10%) MySQL
4 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.82%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) RSpec
1 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
1 10 (8.20%) Karma Test Runner
1 10 (8.20%) Sublime Text
2 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.28%) Subversion
3 4 (3.28%) Selenium
4 3 (2.46%) Hudson
4 3 (2.46%) Behat
4 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.28%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Games
4 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (27.87%) Support Engineer
2 26 (21.31%) Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Developer
4 17 (13.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (9.84%) Support Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) IT Support
8 10 (8.20%) Technical Support
9 9 (7.38%) Desktop Support
9 9 (7.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
13 5 (4.10%) Mac Engineer
13 5 (4.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) HTML
2 20 (16.39%) CSS
3 11 (9.02%) HTML5
3 11 (9.02%) Backbone.js
3 11 (9.02%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.20%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (4.10%) XML
5 5 (4.10%) REST
6 4 (3.28%) Sass
6 4 (3.28%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.28%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.64%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.64%) Django
7 2 (1.64%) Spring
7 2 (1.64%) JAAS
7 2 (1.64%) JPA
8 1 (0.82%) Qt
8 1 (0.82%) RESTful
8 1 (0.82%) CSS3
8 1 (0.82%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.46%) iPad
5 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) Open Source
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.82%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.82%) Economics
6 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.82%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 95 (77.87%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Windows 7
3 31 (25.41%) Linux
4 23 (18.85%) Apple iOS
5 22 (18.03%) Mac OS X
6 21 (17.21%) Windows XP
7 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (13.11%) Android
8 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (9.84%) UNIX
9 12 (9.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.57%) ITIL
2 17 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.20%) TDD
3 10 (8.20%) Scrum
4 8 (6.56%) Software Engineering
5 6 (4.92%) Web Development
6 5 (4.10%) Service Management
6 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.10%) ITSM
7 4 (3.28%) DevOps
8 3 (2.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (2.46%) MVC
8 3 (2.46%) Web Design
9 2 (1.64%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.64%) Migration
9 2 (1.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (1.64%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.64%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.48%) C
3 13 (10.66%) Ruby
4 8 (6.56%) Python
5 5 (4.10%) Java
5 5 (4.10%) PHP
5 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.28%) AppleScript
7 3 (2.46%) SQL
8 2 (1.64%) Scala
8 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) C#
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) MCP
2 11 (9.02%) A+ Certification
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.28%) MCITP
5 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) MCTS
6 2 (1.64%) HNC
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) MCSA
6 2 (1.64%) ACSP
6 2 (1.64%) Degree
7 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (28.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Xen
3 2 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Casper Suite
2 3 (2.46%) Nagios
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) Puppet
2 3 (2.46%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.46%) Graylog2
3 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Lotus
3 11 (9.02%) Apple
3 11 (9.02%) VMware
4 9 (7.38%) Google
5 8 (6.56%) Adobe
6 7 (5.74%) Cisco
7 5 (4.10%) Citrix
8 3 (2.46%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.46%) Remedy
9 2 (1.64%) NetApp
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle
9 2 (1.64%) SAP
9 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.82%) ProCurve
10 1 (0.82%) Meraki
10 1 (0.82%) HP
10 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.82%) Sophos
10 1 (0.82%) Mercator
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