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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 239 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.011% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.047% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.67 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.52% +1.22%
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 2137 2012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.47% 24.12% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1072 906
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 243 260
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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
West Sussex - 4 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (18.18%) RSpec
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Heroku
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 2 (18.18%) GitHub
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) SSH
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
6 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (18.18%) Sublime Text
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (18.18%) Heroku
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) RSpec
1 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (18.18%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (18.18%) HTML5
1 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Apple