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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 275 252 251
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.080% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.32% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £200 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £235
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 - £15.50
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
2353 2477 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.43% 24.88% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1252 1181
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 228 238
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex -14 2 £338 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £313 -
Surrey -10 1 £175 -
Hampshire - 1 £110 -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Java EE
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) 802.11
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
1 1 (12.50%) MSTest
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WSE
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Meraki
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin