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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 44 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% - 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£150 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £220 £319
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -30.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Mac OS X
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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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.36% 25.40% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 24
Average daily rate £240 £300 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £195 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.87 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.16 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Apple