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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 541 544 526
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 54 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.074% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 16
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£180 £300 £144
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £156 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £373 £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £179 -
% change year-on-year
+111.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £12.68 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.28% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £15.08 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £25.00 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-49.28% +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
12684 11754 10984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.99% 22.78% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 6547 5795
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1061 1137
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -16 52 £180 -40.00% 22
London +37 42 £180 -40.00% 13
City of London +12 10 £180 -36.05% 7
South East -25 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Leeds - 3 £338 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 1
Manchester -8 1 £165 - 1
North West -8 1 £165 - 1
East of England -23 1 £450 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £420 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South Wales - - - - 2
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 3

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 94 (76.42%) Windows
2 46 (37.40%) MS Office
3 40 (32.52%) Active Directory
4 31 (25.20%) Blackberry
5 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 28 (22.76%) Apple iOS
7 26 (21.14%) Windows XP
8 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
9 24 (19.51%) Linux
9 24 (19.51%) ITIL
10 22 (17.89%) Mac OS X
11 21 (17.07%) Apple
11 21 (17.07%) IBM Notes
11 21 (17.07%) HTML
11 21 (17.07%) Lotus
11 21 (17.07%) Android
12 18 (14.63%) CSS
13 17 (13.82%) Firewall
13 17 (13.82%) Google Apps
14 16 (13.01%) Internet
14 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
14 16 (13.01%) MCP
14 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
14 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (13.01%) Google
15 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (12.20%) LAN
15 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (11.38%) MS Exchange

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (17.07%) IBM Notes
2 14 (11.38%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.25%) Lync
6 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.63%) JBoss
6 2 (1.63%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 46 (37.40%) MS Office
2 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.57%) Photoshop
3 11 (8.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (4.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.82%) Google Apps
2 10 (8.13%) GitHub
2 10 (8.13%) Heroku
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Firewall
2 16 (13.01%) Internet
2 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.20%) LAN
3 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (9.76%) DNS
4 12 (9.76%) WAN
5 10 (8.13%) SSH
6 8 (6.50%) DHCP
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.25%) WPA2
7 4 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
7 4 (3.25%) UPnP
7 4 (3.25%) WPA
7 4 (3.25%) 802.11
7 4 (3.25%) Bluetooth
7 4 (3.25%) VPN
7 4 (3.25%) DLNA
8 2 (1.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.13%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.07%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
4 2 (1.63%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
2 10 (8.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (8.13%) Sublime Text
2 10 (8.13%) RSpec
3 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
4 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) Maven
6 1 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Games
3 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) French Language
3 5 (4.07%) German Language
3 5 (4.07%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
5 3 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (26.83%) Support Engineer
2 32 (26.02%) Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) Developer
4 15 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (10.57%) Support Analyst
5 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) IT Support
6 12 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Service Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Desktop Support
7 11 (8.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.50%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.07%) Help Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.07%) Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) IT Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) HTML
2 18 (14.63%) CSS
3 11 (8.94%) HTML5
3 11 (8.94%) Backbone.js
3 11 (8.94%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (4.07%) REST
6 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
6 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.25%) Sass
7 3 (2.44%) XML
7 3 (2.44%) jQuery
8 2 (1.63%) JPA
8 2 (1.63%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.63%) Django
8 2 (1.63%) Spring
8 2 (1.63%) JAAS
8 2 (1.63%) JAX-RS
9 1 (0.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.81%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.20%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) iPad
3 3 (2.44%) iPhone
4 2 (1.63%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) W3C
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (0.81%) Economics
5 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Animation
5 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (76.42%) Windows
2 28 (22.76%) Apple iOS
3 26 (21.14%) Windows XP
4 25 (20.33%) Windows 7
5 24 (19.51%) Linux
6 22 (17.89%) Mac OS X
7 21 (17.07%) Android
8 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (10.57%) UNIX
11 6 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.81%) CentOS
13 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.94%) TDD
4 9 (7.32%) Scrum
5 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (6.50%) ITSM
5 8 (6.50%) Service Management
6 7 (5.69%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.88%) DevOps
8 5 (4.07%) Web Development
9 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (2.44%) Migration
10 3 (2.44%) MVC
10 3 (2.44%) Web Design
10 3 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (1.63%) Time Management
11 2 (1.63%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.01%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.57%) C
3 11 (8.94%) Ruby
4 7 (5.69%) Java
5 6 (4.88%) Python
6 5 (4.07%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.25%) AppleScript
7 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.44%) SQL
8 3 (2.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) C#
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) MCP
2 11 (8.94%) A+ Certification
3 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.88%) MCSE
6 4 (3.25%) MCITP
6 4 (3.25%) MCSA
6 4 (3.25%) CCNA
6 4 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.44%) MCTS
7 3 (2.44%) Degree
7 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.44%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.63%) ACSP
8 2 (1.63%) CCSE
8 2 (1.63%) CCSA
8 2 (1.63%) HNC
8 2 (1.63%) CCDA
8 2 (1.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (32.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.63%) Xen
3 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Casper Suite
1 5 (4.07%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) Puppet
3 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.44%) Graylog2
3 3 (2.44%) SCSM
3 3 (2.44%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.07%) Apple
2 21 (17.07%) Lotus
3 16 (13.01%) Google
4 11 (8.94%) VMware
5 10 (8.13%) Cisco
6 8 (6.50%) Remedy
7 6 (4.88%) Adobe
8 5 (4.07%) Intel
9 4 (3.25%) Citrix
10 3 (2.44%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.44%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle
11 2 (1.63%) NetApp
12 1 (0.81%) F5
12 1 (0.81%) HP
12 1 (0.81%) SAP
12 1 (0.81%) Sophos
12 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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