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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank - 57 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £170 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £409
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
200 115 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.52% 23.57% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 77 76
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £157 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.00 £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Mojolicious
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Go
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Neo4j
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Mojolicious
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) OAuth2
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Go
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Scala
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware