The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 120 108 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+38.63% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
524 393 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.42% 18.58% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 208 226
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 62 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.07 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X 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 X.

1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X 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 X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Facebook
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter