The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 141 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.100% - 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £288 £208
% change year-on-year
+34.78% +38.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.33
Mac OS
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
630 677 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.95% 21.19% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 373 246
Average daily rate £350 £355 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 87 73
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.60 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mac OS
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 across the South West region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mac OS
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 across the South West region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Mac OS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Mac OS 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.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin