The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 121 134 140
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 22 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.57% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 2.89% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 4
Median daily rate £336 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £329 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £435 £425
% change year-on-year
- +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-23.25% +59.25%
Mac OS X
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
595 622 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.33% 19.56% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 353 398
Median daily rate £320 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 127
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the South West region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon 0 7 £490 +22.50% 1
Gloucestershire +7 4 £113 -64.28% 3
Somerset - 4 £155 -
Bristol +7 3 £363 +3.57% 2
Wiltshire -1 2 £229 +1.66%
Dorset - 2 £494 - 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Apple
3 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (40.63%) Unix
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (34.38%) HTTP
5 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (34.38%) REST
5 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
7 9 (28.13%) Open Source
7 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
7 9 (28.13%) Web Design
7 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
7 9 (28.13%) Spring
7 9 (28.13%) Dropwizard
8 8 (25.00%) Wireless
9 7 (21.88%) Migration
9 7 (21.88%) Grails
9 7 (21.88%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (21.88%) Neo4j

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
4 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 8 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (21.88%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (21.88%) Gradle
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Capybara
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) git-flow
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
3 2 (6.25%) RSpec
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Mac Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 11 (34.38%) REST
3 9 (28.13%) Dropwizard
3 9 (28.13%) Hibernate
3 9 (28.13%) Spring
4 7 (21.88%) Grails
4 7 (21.88%) JAX-RS
4 7 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.25%) Sass
6 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Unix
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
3 9 (28.13%) Open Source
3 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (28.13%) Web Design
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Network Management
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) Line Management
7 4 (12.50%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Coaching
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 2 (6.25%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (15.63%) DBS Check
3 4 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Docker
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) Ansible
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Apple
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Google
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.13%) HP