The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 52 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.69% - 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.86% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Mac OS X
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
105 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.08% 21.62% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +9.25%
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 Cardiff

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Mac OS X
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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