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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
England / South East
Rank 218 217 224
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 18 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% 1.66% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 19
Median daily rate £500 £355 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £155 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £418 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £20.25 £12.45
% change year-on-year
-40.39% +62.65%

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
1659 2111 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.78% 24.60% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1241 1155
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 159 196
Median hourly rate £15.56 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.13% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -5 7 £650 -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £400 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -1 4 £425 +10.38%
Surrey +11 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire -8 1 £225 +32.35% 2
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (31.82%) Office 365
5 14 (31.82%) DNS
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
5 14 (31.82%) MS Office
6 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.27%) HTML
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.00%) Scrum
8 11 (25.00%) VMware
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) DHCP
8 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (22.73%) Apple
9 10 (22.73%) HTTP
9 10 (22.73%) Web Design
9 10 (22.73%) Subversion
9 10 (22.73%) Web Development
9 10 (22.73%) Scala
9 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
9 10 (22.73%) Visualisation
9 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
10 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
10 9 (20.45%) Unix

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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (31.82%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 11 (25.00%) DHCP
3 10 (22.73%) HTTP
4 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (13.64%) Firewall
6 5 (11.36%) Kerberos
6 5 (11.36%) LDAP
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
8 3 (6.82%) ADSL
8 3 (6.82%) NAS
8 3 (6.82%) Network Security
8 3 (6.82%) SSL
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.55%) Skype
9 2 (4.55%) VoIP
9 2 (4.55%) WAN
9 2 (4.55%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.09%) MS Access
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.73%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) Appium
4 1 (2.27%) AppScan
4 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Calabash
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) GDB
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) JBehave
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) jMock
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
4 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 2 (4.55%) Games
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Scala Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
5 4 (9.09%) Designer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 4 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Product Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (6.82%) Mac Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) COM+
4 1 (2.27%) GWT
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Spring
4 1 (2.27%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.27%) Spring Security
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) BYOD
1 5 (11.36%) PKI
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (31.82%) Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
5 9 (20.45%) Unix
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (15.91%) Android
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) Kali Linux
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (25.00%) Scrum
3 10 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (22.73%) Visualisation
3 10 (22.73%) Web Design
3 10 (22.73%) Web Development
4 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (11.36%) Email Filtering
5 5 (11.36%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Design
6 4 (9.09%) Business Development
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.82%) Network Design
8 2 (4.55%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) Scala
3 7 (15.91%) C++
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 4 (9.09%) VBA
7 3 (6.82%) C#
7 3 (6.82%) Java
8 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.55%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) MCSA
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CCSP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) GPEN
2 1 (2.27%) GWAPT
2 1 (2.27%) GXPN
2 1 (2.27%) OSCE
2 1 (2.27%) OSCP
2 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
1 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Core Impact
3 1 (2.27%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.27%) Nmap
3 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
3 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) Apple
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
5 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
5 3 (6.82%) Veeam
6 2 (4.55%) Sophos
7 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy