The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 32 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.08% 0.96% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 5.19% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £198 £178 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-23.25% +62.26%
Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 77 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.80% 18.42% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 63
Median daily rate £350 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
3 4 (50.00%) DameWare
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) X-Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft