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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 536 563 530
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 64 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.059% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £215 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £592 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £235 £193
% change year-on-year
+54.25% +22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £16.31 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £15.50

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
12357 12082 10395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.14% 22.18% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7047 6797 5604
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1014 1046 1004
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £36.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2015.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
Top 26 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 1 May 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 +29 62 £189 -49.66% 19
London +21 42 £175 -56.25% 8
City of London +9 13 £170 -45.60% 2
South East -3 8 £500 - 5
Berkshire - 6 £500 -
Reading - 6 £500 -
North West -18 4 £375 - 2
Knutsford - 4 £375 -
Cheshire - 4 £375 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
South West - 3 £250 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £350 -
Dorset - 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 1
Poole - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire -11 1 £400 +78.77% 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 £400 +78.77% 1
Leeds -19 1 £400 +78.77% 1
Bristol - 1 £120 -
Watford - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 77 (72.64%) Windows
2 40 (37.74%) Active Directory
3 31 (29.25%) Apple
4 27 (25.47%) Apple iOS
5 25 (23.58%) Linux
5 25 (23.58%) MS Office
6 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.70%) Windows 7
7 23 (21.70%) Android
8 20 (18.87%) Mac OS X
9 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
10 18 (16.98%) HTML
11 17 (16.04%) Google
11 17 (16.04%) Google Apps
12 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (13.21%) ITIL
13 13 (12.26%) UNIX
13 13 (12.26%) TCP/IP
13 13 (12.26%) DNS
14 12 (11.32%) HTML5
14 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
14 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
14 12 (11.32%) Windows 8
15 11 (10.38%) Finance
15 11 (10.38%) jQuery
15 11 (10.38%) DHCP
15 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.43%) MS Exchange
16 10 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (8.49%) Service Management

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
3 3 (2.83%) Magnolia
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.83%) Confluence
3 3 (2.83%) Lync
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Office
2 7 (6.60%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (2.83%) MS Project
5 2 (1.89%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) TCP/IP
1 13 (12.26%) DNS
2 11 (10.38%) DHCP
3 10 (9.43%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.66%) LAN
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
5 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (1.89%) IPsec
6 2 (1.89%) VPLS
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.89%) SSL
6 2 (1.89%) SAN
6 2 (1.89%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.89%) VRRP
6 2 (1.89%) MPLS
6 2 (1.89%) OSPF
6 2 (1.89%) Internet
6 2 (1.89%) BGP
6 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 2 (1.89%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) MySQL
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Subversion
1 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.77%) JIRA
3 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.89%) Xcode
4 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.94%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.94%) Mockito
5 1 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) French Language
3 5 (4.72%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) German Language
4 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.83%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Mac Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Desktop Support
5 9 (8.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.66%) PC Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Service Desk Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) Mac Developer
8 5 (4.72%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) HTML
2 12 (11.32%) HTML5
3 11 (10.38%) jQuery
4 9 (8.49%) XML
4 9 (8.49%) CSS
5 7 (6.60%) Web Services
6 6 (5.66%) Java EE
6 6 (5.66%) JSON
6 6 (5.66%) CSS3
6 6 (5.66%) WSDL
6 6 (5.66%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.77%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.83%) Ajax
9 2 (1.89%) .NET
9 2 (1.89%) REST
9 2 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.94%) SignalR
10 1 (0.94%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (0.94%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) iPhone
2 5 (4.72%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.89%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.89%) VLE
4 2 (1.89%) Copywriting
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 1 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (72.64%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Apple iOS
3 25 (23.58%) Linux
4 23 (21.70%) Windows 7
4 23 (21.70%) Android
5 20 (18.87%) Mac OS X
6 19 (17.92%) Windows XP
7 13 (12.26%) UNIX
8 12 (11.32%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.66%) Windows Vista
9 6 (5.66%) AIX
10 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.94%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (13.21%) ITIL
2 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
3 9 (8.49%) Service Management
4 8 (7.55%) TDD
5 7 (6.60%) ITSM
5 7 (6.60%) OOP
5 7 (6.60%) BDD
5 7 (6.60%) Web Design
6 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
6 6 (5.66%) OO
6 6 (5.66%) Project Management
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.77%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (3.77%) User Stories
9 3 (2.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (2.83%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.49%) Java
3 8 (7.55%) Objective-C
4 7 (6.60%) C++
4 7 (6.60%) C
5 4 (3.77%) C#
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) SQL
7 2 (1.89%) VBScript
7 2 (1.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.94%) VB6
8 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) CTC Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.60%) CCNA
4 6 (5.66%) Degree
4 6 (5.66%) MCSE
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.77%) ACTC
6 3 (2.83%) CCA
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.83%) ISEB
6 3 (2.83%) CCENT
6 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.89%) CCSA
7 2 (1.89%) CCSE
7 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) WAI
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) SCCM
1 9 (8.49%) Casper Suite
2 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 31 (29.25%) Apple
2 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.04%) Google
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco
5 6 (5.66%) VMware
5 6 (5.66%) Adobe
6 5 (4.72%) Citrix
6 5 (4.72%) Remedy
7 4 (3.77%) Intel
7 4 (3.77%) Sophos
8 3 (2.83%) Lotus
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle
9 2 (1.89%) Cognos
9 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.94%) HP
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