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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 264 234 233
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.098% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.41% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
-40.32% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%
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
2275 2186 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.94% 23.82% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1085 1030
Average daily rate £360 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 201 250
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 2015. 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
Berkshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Hampshire -9 1 - -
Oxfordshire -20 1 £185 -50.66%
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) iPhone
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Mac Developer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
1 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Apple