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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 115 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.091% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.28% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £200 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +4.00%
Mac OS X
England

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
545 497 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.36% 22.50% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 220 200
Average daily rate £355 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 104 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +1 4 £200 -52.94% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) ECDL
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) SecurID
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) WCAG
3 4 (30.77%) Psychology
3 4 (30.77%) Blog
3 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (30.77%) Junos
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (15.38%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) Junos
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) ADSL
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Graduate
1 4 (30.77%) Graduate Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Graduate IT Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) IT Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) IT Graduate
1 4 (30.77%) Junior
1 4 (30.77%) Junior Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Junior IT Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Usability Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Web Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
4 1 (7.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Blog
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) Psychology
1 4 (30.77%) SecurID
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry OS
3 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Time Management
1 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
1 4 (30.77%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Game Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Acronis
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
2 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.69%) Apple