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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 242 232 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 19 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.86% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.41% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £163 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £275 £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £219
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
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
2282 2197 2071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.94% 23.89% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1083 1034
Average daily rate £360 £325 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 201 263
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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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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
Surrey +1 6 - - 3
West Sussex -8 5 £563 +125.00% 1
Hampshire - 4 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire -26 2 £238 +35.71% 2
Berkshire +4 1 - - 1
Kent -4 1 £145 -17.14% 2
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) UNIX
3 30 (51.72%) Windows
4 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
4 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
6 17 (29.31%) Ruby
7 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
8 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
8 15 (25.86%) CSS
8 15 (25.86%) HTML
8 15 (25.86%) Python
9 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (24.14%) Puppet
9 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 13 (22.41%) Web Development
10 13 (22.41%) Subversion
10 13 (22.41%) Web Design
11 12 (20.69%) Visualisation
11 12 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (20.69%) HTTP
12 11 (18.97%) Scrum
12 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.24%) Scala
13 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.52%) Ruby on Rails

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.72%) WordPress
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) InDesign
3 1 (1.72%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Heroku
3 6 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (8.62%) Office 365
5 2 (3.45%) SaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) HTTP
2 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) MPLS
3 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
3 4 (6.90%) SQLite
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 14 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (22.41%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) Xcode
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Mac Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Mac Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Scala Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) PC Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.72%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (1.72%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) HTML
1 15 (25.86%) CSS
2 9 (15.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.72%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.72%) Android SDK
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) Flash
3 1 (1.72%) XHTML
3 1 (1.72%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) UNIX
3 30 (51.72%) Windows
4 11 (18.97%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.62%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.17%) Android
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.45%) Windows CE
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Configuration Management
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) Web Development
2 13 (22.41%) Web Design
3 12 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.07%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) Android Development
9 1 (1.72%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (1.72%) BDD
9 1 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.72%) TDD
9 1 (1.72%) Pair Programming
9 1 (1.72%) OO
9 1 (1.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Ruby
2 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 15 (25.86%) Python
3 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) Scala
6 7 (12.07%) Go
7 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.17%) Java
9 2 (3.45%) C++
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) MCP
1 7 (12.07%) MCSE
1 7 (12.07%) MCSA
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ACSP
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) XenApp
3 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Dell
2 4 (6.90%) Apple
3 3 (5.17%) McAfee
3 3 (5.17%) ProCurve
3 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.17%) Meru Networks
3 3 (5.17%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.45%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) CODA
4 2 (3.45%) Sage
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) EMC
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Avaya