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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 240 256 231
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 24 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 0.94% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Median daily rate £438 £450 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £156 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £590 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +29.16%
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
2175 2329 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.55% 24.35% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1256 1064
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 237 205
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -3 9 £500 -9.09%
Kent +13 6 £425 +193.10%
Hampshire +5 6 £438 -2.77% 4
Berkshire 0 1 £115 - 3
Surrey -9 1 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) Unix
3 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
4 26 (56.52%) Windows
5 21 (45.65%) CSS
5 21 (45.65%) Python
5 21 (45.65%) HTML
5 21 (45.65%) Ruby
6 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (43.48%) Subversion
7 18 (39.13%) Web Development
8 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 13 (28.26%) Puppet
10 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
10 13 (28.26%) DevOps
10 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (26.09%) Java
11 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
11 12 (26.09%) Vagrant
12 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (23.91%) Scala
12 11 (23.91%) HTTP
12 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
12 11 (23.91%) Web Design
13 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
13 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
15 8 (17.39%) MS Office

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) Wireless
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Firewall
4 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Intranet
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (2.17%) IMAP
6 1 (2.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.17%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) FileMaker
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (67.39%) Git (software)
2 20 (43.48%) Subversion
3 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (26.09%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.17%) Serena SBM
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Scala Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (15.22%) Agile Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Java Scala Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (10.87%) HTML Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
8 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) CSS
1 21 (45.65%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.35%) Mustache
4 2 (4.35%) Sass
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) DAO
5 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.17%) JMS
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) MAPI
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Struts
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (2.17%) iSeries
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) Unix
3 26 (56.52%) Windows
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.87%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) CentOS
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.17%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Web Development
3 17 (36.96%) Configuration Management
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) DevOps
5 11 (23.91%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (23.91%) Web Design
6 8 (17.39%) Front End Development
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.17%) CRM
9 1 (2.17%) ERP
9 1 (2.17%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (2.17%) Migration
9 1 (2.17%) RAD
9 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Python
1 21 (45.65%) Ruby
2 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 12 (26.09%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (23.91%) Scala
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Delphi
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) cPanel
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Scalr
3 1 (2.17%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
1 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.87%) Apple
2 5 (10.87%) Citrix
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Serena
4 3 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (6.52%) HP
4 3 (6.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.17%) iManage
6 1 (2.17%) Meru Networks
6 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.17%) Seapine
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Twitter
6 1 (2.17%) Veeam