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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 234 222 231
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 23 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£204 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £269 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £338 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
2449 2089 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.04% 24.65% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1036 815
Average daily rate £335 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 242 245
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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
Surrey +3 9 - - 2
Hampshire - 6 - - 1
West Sussex - 5 £108 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) MS Office
3 16 (41.03%) C
4 15 (38.46%) Linux
5 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
5 14 (35.90%) Blackberry
6 13 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
8 11 (28.21%) Apple
9 10 (25.64%) Android
10 9 (23.08%) Network Security
10 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 8 (20.51%) UNIX
11 8 (20.51%) Python
11 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.95%) iPad
12 7 (17.95%) Symantec
12 7 (17.95%) Cyber Security
13 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.38%) MCP
13 6 (15.38%) iPhone
14 5 (12.82%) Mac OS
14 5 (12.82%) C++
14 5 (12.82%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.13%) Lync
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) Network Security
2 5 (12.82%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) PABX
5 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) CMake
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Deskside Support
5 3 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.13%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) IT Support
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Itk
1 4 (10.26%) Qt
1 4 (10.26%) VTK
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.56%) WinForms
2 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Flash
2 1 (2.56%) XHTML
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Blackberry
2 7 (17.95%) iPad
3 6 (15.38%) iPhone
4 4 (10.26%) CMDB
5 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.64%) Android
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (20.51%) UNIX
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.82%) Mac OS
8 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 7 (17.95%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.26%) Release Management
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) MVC
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C
2 8 (20.51%) Python
3 5 (12.82%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.56%) ACTC
5 1 (2.56%) ACSP
5 1 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (2.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Apple
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Symantec
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (5.13%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Lotus
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
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