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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 51 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.18% 0.64% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.60% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £263 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +4.00%
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
139 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.78% 13.18% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 26 29
Average daily rate £325 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) ITSM
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Mojolicious
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Kafka
5 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) Go
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Redis

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) Neo4j
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) Redis
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Service Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) Kafka
1 2 (18.18%) Mojolicious
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Go
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Scala
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) VMware