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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
England / South West
Rank 119 112 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 15 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.90% 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 4.41% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 2
Median daily rate £363 £350 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-36.47% +46.15%

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
462 590 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.84% 20.42% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 366 372
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 69 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £44.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +5 5 £490 +22.50%
Gloucestershire +3 3 £113 - 2
Bristol -2 3 £363 +3.57% 1
Dorset - 2 £494 - 1
Wiltshire +4 1 £158 -30.00%
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 18 (58.06%) Apple
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
5 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
5 11 (35.48%) REST
5 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
5 11 (35.48%) HTTP
6 9 (29.03%) Web Design
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
6 9 (29.03%) Spring
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
6 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (29.03%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
6 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) Dropwizard
7 8 (25.81%) DBS Check
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (22.58%) Groovy
8 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (22.58%) 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 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) HTTP
2 7 (22.58%) Wireless
3 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (22.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (22.58%) Gradle
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Capybara
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) git-flow
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) RSpec
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Support Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
4 6 (19.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
6 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) REST
3 9 (29.03%) Dropwizard
3 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
3 9 (29.03%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) Grails
4 7 (22.58%) JAX-RS
4 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (22.58%) XML
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Continuous Deployment
2 11 (35.48%) Configuration Management
3 9 (29.03%) Open Source
3 9 (29.03%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (29.03%) Web Design
4 7 (22.58%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Network Management
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Time Management
7 4 (12.90%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Coaching
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) Groovy
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) DBS Check
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Docker
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Apple
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP