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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 133 146 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 12 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.83% 0.59% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Median daily rate £550 £163 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+238.46% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £333 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +29.16%
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
656 681 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.51% 21.23% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 402 361
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 83 94
Median hourly rate £15.26 £19.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £39.48 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Bristol +8 11 £550 +46.66%
Somerset - 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 8 (38.10%) Scala
4 8 (38.10%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 7 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 7 (33.33%) Google
5 7 (33.33%) Web Development
5 7 (33.33%) Subversion
5 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) Web Design
5 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 7 (33.33%) Open Source
5 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (33.33%) Office 365
5 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (28.57%) Ansible
6 6 (28.57%) GitHub
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps

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 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (23.81%) Mule
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Confluence
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) GitHub
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Google Apps
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Wireless
2 7 (33.33%) HTTP
3 6 (28.57%) LAN
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) DNS
6 1 (4.76%) Firewall
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (4.76%) SSH
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Subversion
3 6 (28.57%) Capybara
3 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 6 (28.57%) git-flow
3 6 (28.57%) JUnit
3 6 (28.57%) RSpec
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Design Authority
6 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) CSS
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) Dropwizard
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (28.57%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) OpenCL
3 1 (4.76%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
1 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 7 (33.33%) Web Design
1 7 (33.33%) Web Development
2 6 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
2 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.52%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source Development
4 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
1 8 (38.10%) Ruby
1 8 (38.10%) Scala
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
1 6 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle