The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 229 235 238
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 18 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
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£250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+52.50% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2249 2100 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.23% 24.35% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1057 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 239 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the South East region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Hampshire - 8 - - 1
West Sussex - 5 £250 - 3
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £275 - 3
Oxfordshire -9 1 £175 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) C
4 11 (35.48%) MS Office
5 9 (29.03%) Android
6 8 (25.81%) Network Security
6 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Apple
6 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
6 8 (25.81%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) MCP
9 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
10 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
10 4 (12.90%) Internet
10 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
11 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineer
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Mac Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Cocoa
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Flash
3 1 (3.23%) XHTML
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
3 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 9 (29.03%) Android
4 8 (25.81%) UNIX
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.90%) Mac OS
9 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) Cyber Security
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) MVC
4 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) DV Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) MCP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ACTC
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Apple
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
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