The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £180 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.33%
Mac OS X
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
144 137 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.65% 16.87% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 66
Median daily rate £330 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the Birmingham region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Birmingham region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) RSA SecurID
2 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Acronis
6 2 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (25.00%) BYOD
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) ADSL
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) SMTP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Junos
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) IMAP
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) RSA SecurID
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) BYOD
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
2 2 (25.00%) Acronis
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Veeam