The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 68 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£170 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £158
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +126.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
Mac OS X
Wales

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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.79% 20.44% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 83 66
Average daily rate £350 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £16.45 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the South Wales region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Cardiff - 1 £170 -
Newport - 1 - -
Mac OS X
Wales

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Java SE
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (25.00%) MyBatis
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix