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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 421 436 423
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 202 192 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 1.69% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 94 95
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+21.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 25
Median hourly rate £18.75 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.89% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £19.61 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
Mac OS X
UK

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
11181 11340 11335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.96% 22.34% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 6729 6594
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 892 961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 113 £300 +7.14% 42
South East -8 24 £438 -2.77% 10
East Midlands - 18 £610 - 3
Yorkshire +5 17 £430 +14.66% 2
South West +9 13 £550 +238.46% 10
North West -20 6 £410 +2.50% 6
West Midlands -19 4 £140 -6.66% 2
North East - 4 £315 -
East of England -9 3 £140 -32.12% 3
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 259 (61.81%) Linux
2 219 (52.27%) Windows
3 181 (43.20%) Unix
4 152 (36.28%) HTML
5 141 (33.65%) Git (software)
6 133 (31.74%) Java
7 132 (31.50%) Active Directory
8 130 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (28.40%) HTTP
10 115 (27.45%) Configuration Management
11 114 (27.21%) Relational Database
12 110 (26.25%) Web Design
13 109 (26.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 100 (23.87%) Subversion
15 99 (23.63%) CSS
16 95 (22.67%) JavaScript
17 94 (22.43%) Python
18 91 (21.72%) Web Development
19 77 (18.38%) Ruby
20 74 (17.66%) Apple
21 72 (17.18%) MongoDB
22 71 (16.95%) Microsoft
23 69 (16.47%) MS Office
24 68 (16.23%) REST
25 64 (15.27%) Windows 7
26 60 (14.32%) Security Cleared
27 59 (14.08%) Scala
28 55 (13.13%) Dropwizard
29 53 (12.65%) Office 365
29 53 (12.65%) TDD

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 21 (5.01%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.77%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.53%) Mule
4 17 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.34%) Apache
5 14 (3.34%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.86%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.39%) nginx
10 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.15%) Skype for Business
11 8 (1.91%) Confluence
12 7 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.43%) IIS
13 6 (1.43%) WordPress
14 5 (1.19%) Alfresco
14 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
14 5 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (16.47%) MS Office
2 36 (8.59%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.19%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.95%) HipChat
5 4 (0.95%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.72%) InDesign
7 2 (0.48%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.65%) Office 365
2 37 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.34%) GitHub
4 14 (3.34%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.43%) IaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.72%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 2 (0.48%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Heroku
8 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (28.40%) HTTP
2 48 (11.46%) TCP/IP
2 48 (11.46%) VPN
2 48 (11.46%) Wireless
3 39 (9.31%) LAN
4 36 (8.59%) WAN
5 33 (7.88%) DNS
6 30 (7.16%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (6.68%) DHCP
8 26 (6.21%) Internet
9 24 (5.73%) Firewall
10 15 (3.58%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (2.86%) SAN
11 12 (2.86%) SNMP
12 10 (2.39%) Skype
13 9 (2.15%) LDAP
14 7 (1.67%) Network Security
14 7 (1.67%) SSH
14 7 (1.67%) SSL
14 7 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (27.21%) Relational Database
2 72 (17.18%) MongoDB
3 42 (10.02%) Neo4j
4 28 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (4.53%) NoSQL
6 18 (4.30%) MySQL
7 12 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.43%) Big Data
11 5 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.19%) Redis
12 4 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.95%) FileMaker
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.48%) SQLite
14 1 (0.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 141 (33.65%) Git (software)
2 100 (23.87%) Subversion
3 32 (7.64%) Cucumber
4 28 (6.68%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.53%) Maven
6 18 (4.30%) JUnit
6 18 (4.30%) Vagrant
7 16 (3.82%) git-flow
8 15 (3.58%) Mockito
9 14 (3.34%) JIRA
10 13 (3.10%) Capybara
10 13 (3.10%) RSpec
11 6 (1.43%) Xcode
12 4 (0.95%) Selenium
13 3 (0.72%) CocoaPods
13 3 (0.72%) Gradle
13 3 (0.72%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.48%) Grunt
14 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.48%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (4.30%) Finance
2 9 (2.15%) Japanese Language
2 9 (2.15%) Marketing
3 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.67%) Retail
4 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.95%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.72%) Advertising
6 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.48%) Banking
7 2 (0.48%) French Language
7 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) German Language
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 165 (39.38%) Developer
2 82 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 51 (12.17%) Analyst
4 37 (8.83%) Digital Developer
4 37 (8.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 37 (8.83%) Senior Developer
5 36 (8.59%) Support Engineer
6 31 (7.40%) Architect
7 29 (6.92%) Administrator
8 26 (6.21%) Desktop Support
8 26 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 26 (6.21%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (5.25%) Service Analyst
11 20 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
11 20 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (4.53%) IT Support
13 18 (4.30%) Scala Developer
14 17 (4.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (36.28%) HTML
2 99 (23.63%) CSS
3 68 (16.23%) REST
4 55 (13.13%) Dropwizard
5 44 (10.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 41 (9.79%) JAX-RS
7 35 (8.35%) Node.js
7 35 (8.35%) Sass
8 33 (7.88%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.01%) Mustache
10 16 (3.82%) HTML5
11 15 (3.58%) JSON
11 15 (3.58%) Spring
12 11 (2.63%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.39%) Cocoa
14 9 (2.15%) .NET
14 9 (2.15%) jQuery
14 9 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (2.15%) XML
15 8 (1.91%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.83%) Visualisation
3 15 (3.58%) Blackberry
4 12 (2.86%) iPad
5 10 (2.39%) iPhone
6 9 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.67%) User Experience
8 6 (1.43%) Life Science
8 6 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.95%) BBC
10 4 (0.95%) Derivative
10 4 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.72%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.72%) PKI
11 3 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 259 (61.81%) Linux
2 219 (52.27%) Windows
3 181 (43.20%) Unix
4 64 (15.27%) Windows 7
5 52 (12.41%) Windows Server
6 49 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (7.88%) Windows 8
8 32 (7.64%) Apple iOS
8 32 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (7.40%) Windows XP
10 28 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (5.97%) Android
12 21 (5.01%) Windows 10
13 20 (4.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (4.53%) Mac OS X Server
15 17 (4.06%) Windows Vista
16 15 (3.58%) CentOS
17 13 (3.10%) Mac OS
18 8 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (27.45%) Configuration Management
3 110 (26.25%) Web Design
4 109 (26.01%) Responsive Web Design
5 91 (21.72%) Web Development
6 53 (12.65%) TDD
7 48 (11.46%) DevOps
8 47 (11.22%) BDD
9 46 (10.98%) ITIL
10 39 (9.31%) Scrum
11 37 (8.83%) Front End Development
12 36 (8.59%) Open Source
13 27 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.73%) Unit Testing
15 18 (4.30%) Migration
15 18 (4.30%) Software Engineering
16 17 (4.06%) Problem Management
16 17 (4.06%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (3.34%) Integration Testing
17 14 (3.34%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 133 (31.74%) Java
2 95 (22.67%) JavaScript
3 94 (22.43%) Python
4 77 (18.38%) Ruby
5 59 (14.08%) Scala
6 37 (8.83%) PowerShell
7 32 (7.64%) Shell Script
8 28 (6.68%) SQL
9 27 (6.44%) Perl
10 23 (5.49%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.10%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.39%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.91%) C#
13 8 (1.91%) PHP
14 5 (1.19%) FQL
14 5 (1.19%) VB
15 4 (0.95%) C
16 3 (0.72%) C++
17 2 (0.48%) AppleScript
17 2 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (14.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 20 (4.77%) CISSP
4 17 (4.06%) Degree
5 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.39%) MCSE
8 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.67%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.67%) MCTS
10 5 (1.19%) CCNA
10 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.95%) CCA
11 4 (0.95%) MCITP
11 4 (0.95%) MCSA
12 3 (0.72%) ACMT
12 3 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 14 (3.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.67%) WAI
3 7 (1.67%) WCAG
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 132 (31.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.10%) Samba
4 11 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 11 (2.63%) KVM
5 10 (2.39%) vSphere
6 9 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.91%) XenApp
7 8 (1.91%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.67%) StorNext
8 7 (1.67%) Xsan
9 5 (1.19%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.95%) Xen
11 3 (0.72%) NFS
11 3 (0.72%) vCloud
12 2 (0.48%) Docker
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (12.41%) SCCM
2 47 (11.22%) Puppet
3 25 (5.97%) Ansible
4 23 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (5.01%) WSUS
6 17 (4.06%) Casper Suite
7 12 (2.86%) Nagios
8 8 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.67%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
13 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.24%) OpenView
14 1 (0.24%) Scalr
14 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.24%) Sysprep
14 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (17.66%) Apple
2 71 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 48 (11.46%) VMware
4 46 (10.98%) Cisco
5 39 (9.31%) Google
6 24 (5.73%) Adobe
7 22 (5.25%) Citrix
8 21 (5.01%) Palo Alto
9 20 (4.77%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.06%) ServiceNow
11 15 (3.58%) Dell
12 13 (3.10%) Symantec
13 12 (2.86%) HP
13 12 (2.86%) Oracle
14 9 (2.15%) Twitter
15 8 (1.91%) Intel Security
16 7 (1.67%) Autodesk
16 7 (1.67%) Serena
16 7 (1.67%) Sony
17 6 (1.43%) LANDesk
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