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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 111 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.039% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.51% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
391 533 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.67% 20.56% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 237 204
Average daily rate £350 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.19% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 87 50
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £31.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
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 2 September 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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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 - 2 £150 - 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Vectorworks
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Autodesk
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Vectorworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
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