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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 223 230 239
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 16 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 0.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£250 £164 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.67% -36.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £140 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2224 2120 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.25% 23.86% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1071 896
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 £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 235 264
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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
West Sussex - 6 £250 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £175 - 5
Berkshire -1 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 5
Surrey - 2 £275 - 4
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 1
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) MS Office
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 8 (29.63%) Apple
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (22.22%) C
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
6 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
6 5 (18.52%) MCP
6 5 (18.52%) Firewall
6 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
7 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 3 (11.11%) VPN
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
8 3 (11.11%) Android
8 3 (11.11%) iPhone
9 2 (7.41%) SCCM
9 2 (7.41%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Mac Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) XHTML
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) WinForms
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) CMDB
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
3 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C
2 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ACSP
4 1 (3.70%) ACTC
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Apple
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Toshiba
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
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