The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
UK / England
Rank 430 357 348
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 151 271 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 2.67% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 190 164
Median daily rate £425 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.75 £12.45
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.57%

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8539 10147 10852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.39% 21.28% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5541 6256 6318
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 691 859
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 72 £206 -41.07% 22
Yorkshire +21 30 £450 -10.66% 2
South East +2 17 £500 +42.85% 4
South West +1 14 £160 -54.28% 3
West Midlands +7 5 £500 +150.00% 3
East of England -2 5 £494 -8.09% 2
North West -10 4 £425 +21.42% 4
North East -24 4 £345 -17.85%
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 202 (56.11%) Linux
2 178 (49.44%) Windows
3 157 (43.61%) Unix
4 153 (42.50%) Git (software)
5 136 (37.78%) HTML
6 118 (32.78%) Relational Database
7 114 (31.67%) HTTP
7 114 (31.67%) Configuration Management
8 112 (31.11%) Active Directory
9 109 (30.28%) JavaScript
10 106 (29.44%) CSS
11 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (28.89%) Web Development
13 101 (28.06%) Web Design
13 101 (28.06%) Responsive Web Design
14 96 (26.67%) Java
14 96 (26.67%) Microsoft
15 91 (25.28%) Windows 7
16 71 (19.72%) Visualisation
17 66 (18.33%) Subversion
17 66 (18.33%) Apple
18 64 (17.78%) REST
18 64 (17.78%) Continuous Deployment
19 60 (16.67%) ITIL
19 60 (16.67%) Python
20 56 (15.56%) MS Office
21 51 (14.17%) VMware
22 49 (13.61%) Jenkins
23 48 (13.33%) Mentoring
23 48 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 20 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.50%) Confluence
5 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.11%) CMS
7 4 (1.11%) CoreMedia CMS
7 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.11%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.83%) Jetty
9 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Moodle
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (15.56%) MS Office
2 39 (10.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.06%) Office 365
2 22 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.89%) G Suite
5 8 (2.22%) GitHub
6 6 (1.67%) IaaS
6 6 (1.67%) PaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.11%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.83%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 114 (31.67%) HTTP
2 35 (9.72%) Wireless
3 32 (8.89%) DNS
3 32 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.78%) DHCP
5 18 (5.00%) Firewall
6 17 (4.72%) Internet
7 12 (3.33%) VoIP
8 11 (3.06%) LAN
8 11 (3.06%) VPN
9 10 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.22%) LDAP
11 7 (1.94%) WAN
12 6 (1.67%) SSL
13 5 (1.39%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.39%) Skype
14 4 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (32.78%) Relational Database
2 46 (12.78%) MongoDB
3 31 (8.61%) Neo4j
4 20 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.89%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.78%) MySQL
7 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.11%) MS Access
9 4 (1.11%) SQLite
10 2 (0.56%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Flink
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 153 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 66 (18.33%) Subversion
3 49 (13.61%) Jenkins
4 18 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (3.33%) Maven
6 9 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.50%) JIRA
6 9 (2.50%) JUnit
6 9 (2.50%) Mockito
7 7 (1.94%) Gradle
8 5 (1.39%) Capybara
8 5 (1.39%) git-flow
8 5 (1.39%) RSpec
8 5 (1.39%) Selenium
8 5 (1.39%) Xcode
9 4 (1.11%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.11%) CocoaPods
10 3 (0.83%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.83%) JMeter
10 3 (0.83%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (5.00%) Finance
2 15 (4.17%) Retail
3 7 (1.94%) Legal
3 7 (1.94%) Marketing
4 6 (1.67%) Advertising
4 6 (1.67%) Games
4 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.11%) Electronics
5 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.83%) Banking
7 2 (0.56%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.28%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (46.67%) Developer
2 74 (20.56%) Java Developer
3 48 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 43 (11.94%) Analyst
5 39 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (10.28%) Senior Developer
7 30 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 29 (8.06%) Scala Developer
9 27 (7.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 25 (6.94%) IT Support
10 25 (6.94%) Mac Engineer
11 24 (6.67%) Desktop Support
12 21 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 21 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 20 (5.56%) Service Analyst
14 19 (5.28%) Desktop Engineer
14 19 (5.28%) Digital Developer
14 19 (5.28%) PHP Developer
14 19 (5.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.78%) HTML
2 106 (29.44%) CSS
3 64 (17.78%) REST
4 36 (10.00%) Dropwizard
5 31 (8.61%) JAX-RS
6 29 (8.06%) Hibernate
7 20 (5.56%) Spring
8 14 (3.89%) Web Services
9 12 (3.33%) XML
10 11 (3.06%) Node.js
10 11 (3.06%) Symfony
11 9 (2.50%) JSON
12 8 (2.22%) RESTful
13 7 (1.94%) Grails
13 7 (1.94%) Kafka
13 7 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (1.39%) Akka
14 5 (1.39%) Sass
14 5 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.94%) Blackberry
2 13 (3.61%) iPhone
3 11 (3.06%) iPad
3 11 (3.06%) User Experience
4 10 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.94%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.94%) PKI
7 4 (1.11%) BYOD
8 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.56%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) Online Games
9 2 (0.56%) Replication
9 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.28%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 202 (56.11%) Linux
2 178 (49.44%) Windows
3 157 (43.61%) Unix
4 91 (25.28%) Windows 7
5 44 (12.22%) Windows 10
6 41 (11.39%) Android
7 39 (10.83%) Apple iOS
8 34 (9.44%) Windows Server
9 30 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (4.72%) Windows XP
11 16 (4.44%) Ubuntu
12 15 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (3.61%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.78%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.39%) Windows Vista
17 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
18 3 (0.83%) CentOS
19 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (31.67%) Configuration Management
2 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (28.89%) Web Development
4 101 (28.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 101 (28.06%) Web Design
5 71 (19.72%) Visualisation
6 64 (17.78%) Continuous Deployment
7 60 (16.67%) ITIL
8 48 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 42 (11.67%) TDD
10 41 (11.39%) Line Management
11 35 (9.72%) OO
12 33 (9.17%) BDD
12 33 (9.17%) OO PHP
13 31 (8.61%) Scrum
14 29 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (5.83%) Front End Development
16 18 (5.00%) Information Security
16 18 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 109 (30.28%) JavaScript
2 96 (26.67%) Java
3 60 (16.67%) Python
4 43 (11.94%) Scala
5 38 (10.56%) Ruby
6 35 (9.72%) PHP
7 19 (5.28%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.00%) SQL
9 17 (4.72%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.22%) C++
10 8 (2.22%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.94%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.94%) Groovy
11 7 (1.94%) Perl
12 5 (1.39%) C
12 5 (1.39%) C#
13 4 (1.11%) VBA
14 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.28%) Lua
Qualifications
1 33 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 17 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.06%) Degree
4 11 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.22%) CISSP
7 8 (2.22%) CREST Certified
8 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.39%) CCNP
9 5 (1.39%) CCSP
9 5 (1.39%) CISM
9 5 (1.39%) MCSE
9 5 (1.39%) SANS
10 4 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.83%) CCIE
11 3 (0.83%) MCSA
12 2 (0.56%) ACMT
12 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.22%) SLA
2 22 (6.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.39%) QA
5 3 (0.83%) WAI
5 3 (0.83%) WCAG
6 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) SDET
System Software
1 112 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 40 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.39%) Docker
4 18 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (3.89%) vSphere
6 12 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 10 (2.78%) XenApp
7 10 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.22%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.22%) Xen
9 4 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (7.22%) SCCM
2 15 (4.17%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (2.50%) WSUS
4 7 (1.94%) Puppet
5 6 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.11%) DameWare
6 4 (1.11%) SCOM
7 3 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.83%) Terraform
8 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.56%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.28%) Nessus
9 1 (0.28%) Nmap
9 1 (0.28%) OpenView
9 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.33%) Apple
3 51 (14.17%) VMware
4 33 (9.17%) Citrix
5 32 (8.89%) Google
6 23 (6.39%) Cisco
7 18 (5.00%) Dell
7 18 (5.00%) LANDesk
8 16 (4.44%) HP
8 16 (4.44%) Symantec
9 10 (2.78%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.94%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.67%) Adobe
13 5 (1.39%) Veeam
14 4 (1.11%) LogRhythm
14 4 (1.11%) Oracle
14 4 (1.11%) Rapid7
14 4 (1.11%) Remedy
14 4 (1.11%) SAP
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