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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank - 135 109
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.26% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.17% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £310 £375
% change year-on-year
-40.32% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.55%
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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
698 686 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.31% 22.54% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 382 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 93 67
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.50 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft