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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 224 231 216
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 37 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.55% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 1
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£365 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.55% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
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
2393 2214 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.40% 24.59% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1003 749
Average daily rate £347 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 260 256
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +5 24 £370 - 2
Berkshire +5 3 £210 +20.00% 5
Surrey +1 3 £200 - 2
Oxfordshire -15 2 £288 -2.54% 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Linux
3 31 (51.67%) UNIX
4 29 (48.33%) Python
5 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
5 23 (38.33%) Ruby
5 23 (38.33%) PowerShell
6 22 (36.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (36.67%) Puppet
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
6 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
7 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 15 (25.00%) Heroku
8 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (23.33%) MS Office
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.33%) ITIL
11 11 (18.33%) C
11 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
12 10 (16.67%) Android
12 10 (16.67%) Apple
12 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
13 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
13 7 (11.67%) Network Security
13 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.00%) Heroku
3 7 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Network Security
2 4 (6.67%) PABX
2 4 (6.67%) LAN
3 3 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) SSL
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) CMake
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 3 (5.00%) IT Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Deskside Support
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (6.67%) Itk
2 4 (6.67%) Qt
2 4 (6.67%) VTK
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XHTML
5 1 (1.67%) RSS
5 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.67%) LAMP
5 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
5 1 (1.67%) REST
5 1 (1.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.00%) iPhone
2 6 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 34 (56.67%) Linux
3 31 (51.67%) UNIX
4 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (16.67%) Android
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Configuration Management
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (5.00%) Release Management
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Service Management
6 1 (1.67%) Change Management
6 1 (1.67%) ITSM
6 1 (1.67%) MVC
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.67%) TDD
6 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (1.67%) BDD
6 1 (1.67%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Python
2 23 (38.33%) Shell Script
2 23 (38.33%) Ruby
2 23 (38.33%) PowerShell
3 11 (18.33%) C
4 4 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Apple
3 6 (10.00%) Symantec
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Lotus
5 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.00%) McAfee
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Eloqua