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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 578 547 553
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 50 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.54% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 14
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£180 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £403 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £174 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
-43.95% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.00 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%

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
12121 12354 11379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 22.57% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 7015 6241
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 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1044 1014
Average hourly rate £16.95 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -21 47 £180 -40.98% 16
London -21 26 £180 +5.88% 8
North West -11 9 £156 -21.87% 1
Liverpool -8 6 £150 -25.00%
Merseyside -9 6 £150 -25.00% 1
South East -22 6 £185 -50.66% 1
City of London -19 5 £375 +123.88%
East of England +6 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Twickenham - 3 £125 -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 2 £438 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 - - 1
Scotland -5 1 - - 1
Hampshire -6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - - 1
Oxford -17 1 £185 -
Yorkshire -23 1 £450 +45.16% 1
Oxfordshire -24 1 £185 -50.66%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £450 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 83 (73.45%) Windows
2 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
3 35 (30.97%) Linux
4 32 (28.32%) MS Office
5 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
5 30 (26.55%) Apple iOS
6 27 (23.89%) Apple
7 26 (23.01%) Android
8 18 (15.93%) Google
9 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (13.27%) Mac OS X
10 15 (13.27%) HTML
10 15 (13.27%) UNIX
10 15 (13.27%) Google Apps
11 13 (11.50%) Finance
11 13 (11.50%) VMware
11 13 (11.50%) jQuery
11 13 (11.50%) Windows XP
12 12 (10.62%) Java
12 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
12 12 (10.62%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
12 12 (10.62%) TDD
13 11 (9.73%) Subversion
13 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
13 11 (9.73%) Web Services
13 11 (9.73%) C++
13 11 (9.73%) Windows 8

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.19%) Confluence
3 6 (5.31%) Lync
3 6 (5.31%) CMS
3 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.54%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.65%) Node.js
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.65%) Magnolia
5 3 (2.65%) Jetty
5 3 (2.65%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) JBoss
5 3 (2.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (28.32%) MS Office
2 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Google Apps
2 5 (4.42%) Office 365
3 3 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (6.19%) LAN
2 7 (6.19%) DHCP
2 7 (6.19%) VPN
3 6 (5.31%) DNS
4 5 (4.42%) WAN
4 5 (4.42%) Firewall
5 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.65%) DMZ
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) FTP
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) Skype
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) MySQL
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.77%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.88%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.73%) Subversion
3 8 (7.08%) JIRA
4 4 (3.54%) Selenium
4 4 (3.54%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.65%) PhantomJS
5 3 (2.65%) Hudson
5 3 (2.65%) Gerrit
5 3 (2.65%) FishEye
5 3 (2.65%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.65%) Gradle
5 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.65%) CruiseControl
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.65%) Maven
5 3 (2.65%) Ant
5 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Publishing
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.81%) Developer
3 15 (13.27%) Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (12.39%) Desktop Support
4 14 (12.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Service Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) Mac Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.31%) IT Support
9 5 (4.42%) Mac Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Junior
10 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.54%) PC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) HTML
2 13 (11.50%) jQuery
3 11 (9.73%) Web Services
4 10 (8.85%) XML
4 10 (8.85%) Java EE
5 8 (7.08%) HTML5
6 7 (6.19%) JSON
7 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.31%) WSDL
8 5 (4.42%) Application Packaging
9 4 (3.54%) CSS
10 3 (2.65%) SOAP
10 3 (2.65%) LAMP
10 3 (2.65%) Ajax
10 3 (2.65%) REST
10 3 (2.65%) CSS3
11 2 (1.77%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (1.77%) .NET
12 1 (0.88%) J2EE
12 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.42%) iPhone
2 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) Tandem
4 2 (1.77%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.77%) VLE
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (73.45%) Windows
2 35 (30.97%) Linux
3 30 (26.55%) Windows 7
3 30 (26.55%) Apple iOS
4 26 (23.01%) Android
5 15 (13.27%) Mac OS X
5 15 (13.27%) UNIX
6 13 (11.50%) Windows XP
7 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (9.73%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.19%) AIX
10 6 (5.31%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.65%) Solaris
12 3 (2.65%) CentOS
13 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.88%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (10.62%) TDD
3 9 (7.96%) Software Engineering
3 9 (7.96%) BDD
3 9 (7.96%) Service Management
3 9 (7.96%) ITSM
3 9 (7.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (7.08%) SDLC
4 8 (7.08%) ITIL
4 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.19%) OOP
5 7 (6.19%) OO
6 5 (4.42%) Scrum
6 5 (4.42%) Information Security
6 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.54%) DevOps
7 4 (3.54%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.54%) Project Management
8 3 (2.65%) Migration
8 3 (2.65%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.62%) Java
1 12 (10.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (9.73%) C++
3 8 (7.08%) Objective-C
3 8 (7.08%) C
3 8 (7.08%) SQL
4 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 4 (3.54%) C#
4 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
5 3 (2.65%) Perl
5 3 (2.65%) Python
6 2 (1.77%) VBA
6 2 (1.77%) VBScript
6 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) XAML
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.85%) Degree
3 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) CCNA
4 7 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.42%) MCSE
6 4 (3.54%) ACTC
7 3 (2.65%) CCENT
7 3 (2.65%) PMP
7 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.65%) ISEB
7 3 (2.65%) CCA
7 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.77%) CISSP
8 2 (1.77%) CISM
8 2 (1.77%) CCSA
8 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.65%) vCloud
2 3 (2.65%) Docker
3 2 (1.77%) Postfix
3 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) Casper Suite
2 6 (5.31%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Puppet
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.65%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
6 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.89%) Apple
3 18 (15.93%) Google
4 13 (11.50%) VMware
5 6 (5.31%) Adobe
6 5 (4.42%) Cisco
7 4 (3.54%) Lotus
7 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.54%) Mitel
7 4 (3.54%) Sophos
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle
8 3 (2.65%) Sun
8 3 (2.65%) HP
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix
8 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.77%) Cognos
10 1 (0.88%) Perforce
10 1 (0.88%) Remedy
10 1 (0.88%) McAfee
10 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
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