The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 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
Rank 250 225 239
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.094% 0.011%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.38% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £208 £325
% change year-on-year
+102.40% -36.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.43 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.59 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-41.64% +92.30%
Mac OS
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
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mac OS
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 across the South East region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mac OS
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 across the South East region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mac OS
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 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 -9 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
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 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.

1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) DLNA
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) AppleScript
4 4 (25.00%) 802.11
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) MCP
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 4 (25.00%) C
4 4 (25.00%) MS Office
4 4 (25.00%) WPA
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (25.00%) UPnP
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (25.00%) WPA2
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL

Mac OS
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Heroku
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DLNA
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) 802.11
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (25.00%) WPA
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (25.00%) UPnP
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (25.00%) WPA2
2 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) RSpec
1 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (12.50%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
1 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (31.25%) Mac OS X
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (6.25%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) AppleScript
1 4 (25.00%) Python
1 4 (25.00%) C
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP