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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 137 110 139
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.089% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £13.67 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.22%
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
709 421 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.81% 18.71% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 201 312
Average daily rate £339 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 84 100
Average hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.10 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
Bristol - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) SSH
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (100.00%) RSpec
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Heroku
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (100.00%) GitHub
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (100.00%) Sublime Text
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 8 (100.00%) Heroku
1 8 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) RSpec
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (100.00%) Sublime Text
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby