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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 237 232 231
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 26 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.18% 1.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
Median daily rate £438 £450 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +157.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £152 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £357
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.20 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £24.40 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +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
2209 2382 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.83% 25.31% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1252 1125
Median daily rate £378 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 247 208
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 1 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 1 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 -13 8 - - 1
Hampshire +5 7 £438 -2.77% 5
Kent +10 5 £425 +193.10% 2
Oxfordshire +11 2 - - 1
Surrey -8 2 £450 - 3
Berkshire -4 1 £115 -71.25% 2
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 1 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 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) Unix
3 32 (65.31%) Windows
4 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
5 24 (48.98%) Python
5 24 (48.98%) Ruby
6 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
7 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (36.73%) CSS
7 18 (36.73%) HTML
7 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
8 17 (34.69%) Puppet
8 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
8 17 (34.69%) DevOps
8 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (34.69%) Subversion
9 16 (32.65%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
10 15 (30.61%) Web Development
10 15 (30.61%) Vagrant
11 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
12 11 (22.45%) Java
12 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
12 11 (22.45%) Scrum
12 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (20.41%) Scala
13 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle
14 9 (18.37%) MS Office
14 9 (18.37%) JavaScript

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 12 (24.49%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.20%) Umbraco
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) IIS
5 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) Wireless
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 4 (8.16%) Internet
4 4 (8.16%) LAN
4 4 (8.16%) WAN
5 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 2 (4.08%) Intranet
6 2 (4.08%) SAN
7 1 (2.04%) IMAP
7 1 (2.04%) SMTP
7 1 (2.04%) VoIP
7 1 (2.04%) VPN
7 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.12%) FileMaker
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 17 (34.69%) Subversion
3 15 (30.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.04%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Serena SBM
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) CSS
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) Mustache
4 2 (4.08%) Sass
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Akka
5 1 (2.04%) DAO
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) JavaFX
5 1 (2.04%) JMS
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) MAPI
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (69.39%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) Unix
3 32 (65.31%) Windows
4 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.04%) Android
11 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.04%) CentOS
11 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.04%) Solaris
11 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (34.69%) DevOps
4 15 (30.61%) Web Development
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) Web Design
7 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 2 (4.08%) ITIL
10 1 (2.04%) Coaching
10 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.04%) Migration
10 1 (2.04%) RAD
10 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Python
1 24 (48.98%) Ruby
2 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
3 16 (32.65%) Shell Script
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 10 (20.41%) Scala
6 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) cPanel
3 1 (2.04%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Scalr
3 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 7 (14.29%) Serena
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) Apple
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix
6 4 (8.16%) Google
7 3 (6.12%) HP
7 3 (6.12%) VMware
8 2 (4.08%) Adobe
8 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.08%) Wyse
9 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
9 1 (2.04%) ATG
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) iManage
9 1 (2.04%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.04%) Perforce