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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 446 394 395
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 183 251 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 2.22% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 170 128
Median daily rate £400 £430 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.15 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.05 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
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
10746 11312 11626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.41% 21.70% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6727 6709
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 888 1004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 -45 97 £235 -32.85% 33
East Midlands +24 27 £475 - 2
South East +24 22 £425 -11.68% 13
South West +9 13 £550 +15.78% 8
Yorkshire -34 9 £430 - 1
North West -12 4 £101 -77.28% 3
West Midlands -28 4 £100 -33.33% 3
North East -28 4 £450 -5.26%
East of England 0 3 £140 -73.70% 5
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 206 (56.13%) Windows
2 196 (53.41%) Linux
3 141 (38.42%) Active Directory
4 131 (35.69%) Unix
5 111 (30.25%) Git (software)
6 108 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (24.80%) JavaScript
8 88 (23.98%) HTML
9 87 (23.71%) Microsoft
10 86 (23.43%) HTTP
11 80 (21.80%) Java
12 78 (21.25%) CSS
13 74 (20.16%) Configuration Management
13 74 (20.16%) Relational Database
14 73 (19.89%) Apple
15 70 (19.07%) Subversion
16 66 (17.98%) MS Office
17 64 (17.44%) Web Design
18 63 (17.17%) SCCM
18 63 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
19 60 (16.35%) Python
20 57 (15.53%) VPN
20 57 (15.53%) Web Development
21 56 (15.26%) Windows 7
22 55 (14.99%) ITIL
23 54 (14.71%) Office 365
24 48 (13.08%) MS Excel
24 48 (13.08%) Security Cleared
25 47 (12.81%) TCP/IP
25 47 (12.81%) Front End Development

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 23 (6.27%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (5.18%) Mule
4 15 (4.09%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.27%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.45%) Apache
6 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.45%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.91%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.63%) CMS
8 6 (1.63%) Confluence
8 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.63%) nginx
8 6 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.63%) WordPress
9 5 (1.36%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (17.98%) MS Office
2 48 (13.08%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.36%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.36%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.09%) HipChat
6 3 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.82%) InDesign
7 2 (0.54%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.27%) MS Project
8 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.71%) Office 365
2 45 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (9.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (4.63%) Google Apps
5 6 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (1.63%) IaaS
6 5 (1.36%) GitHub
6 5 (1.36%) SaaS
7 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.09%) Trello
8 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.54%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.43%) HTTP
2 57 (15.53%) VPN
3 47 (12.81%) TCP/IP
4 42 (11.44%) DNS
4 42 (11.44%) LAN
4 42 (11.44%) Wireless
5 40 (10.90%) DHCP
6 38 (10.35%) WAN
7 34 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
8 20 (5.45%) Firewall
9 19 (5.18%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (3.81%) Internet
11 13 (3.54%) LDAP
12 12 (3.27%) Skype
13 11 (3.00%) SNMP
14 9 (2.45%) Kerberos
14 9 (2.45%) SAN
14 9 (2.45%) VoIP
15 6 (1.63%) FTP
15 6 (1.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (20.16%) Relational Database
2 27 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.36%) MySQL
5 8 (2.18%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.54%) Big Data
10 2 (0.54%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.54%) SQLite
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.27%) HBase
11 1 (0.27%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 111 (30.25%) Git (software)
2 70 (19.07%) Subversion
3 34 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 23 (6.27%) Cucumber
5 19 (5.18%) WebDriver
6 16 (4.36%) JIRA
7 12 (3.27%) JUnit
8 9 (2.45%) Vagrant
9 8 (2.18%) Xcode
10 7 (1.91%) git-flow
10 7 (1.91%) Maven
11 5 (1.36%) Mockito
12 4 (1.09%) Capybara
12 4 (1.09%) eggPlant
12 4 (1.09%) Fiddler
12 4 (1.09%) RSpec
12 4 (1.09%) Selenium
12 4 (1.09%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.82%) Grunt
13 3 (0.82%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (4.09%) Marketing
2 13 (3.54%) Finance
3 11 (3.00%) Japanese Language
4 9 (2.45%) Retail
5 8 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.36%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
8 2 (0.54%) French Language
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (33.79%) Developer
2 64 (17.44%) Analyst
3 39 (10.63%) Java Developer
4 38 (10.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 33 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (8.99%) Support Analyst
6 32 (8.72%) Support Engineer
7 31 (8.45%) Service Analyst
8 30 (8.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 29 (7.90%) Architect
10 25 (6.81%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.54%) Desktop Support
12 22 (5.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
13 20 (5.45%) IT Support
14 19 (5.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 18 (4.90%) Scala Developer
16 17 (4.63%) HTML Developer
16 17 (4.63%) Mac Engineer
17 15 (4.09%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.98%) HTML
2 78 (21.25%) CSS
3 32 (8.72%) Node.js
4 28 (7.63%) Sass
5 22 (5.99%) Spring
6 21 (5.72%) Mustache
7 20 (5.45%) REST
8 17 (4.63%) Doctrine
9 15 (4.09%) Behat
10 13 (3.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (3.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (3.00%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.00%) Dropwizard
12 11 (3.00%) HTML5
12 11 (3.00%) JavaFX
12 11 (3.00%) JMS
12 11 (3.00%) Struts
13 10 (2.72%) Cocoa
13 10 (2.72%) CSS3
14 9 (2.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.99%) Visualisation
2 27 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.81%) iPhone
5 13 (3.54%) User Experience
6 12 (3.27%) iPad
7 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.45%) BYOD
8 9 (2.45%) Smartphone
9 8 (2.18%) PKI
10 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.63%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.63%) Life Science
11 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.36%) Cloud Native
13 4 (1.09%) BBC
13 4 (1.09%) Derivative
14 3 (0.82%) Economics
14 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.82%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 206 (56.13%) Windows
2 196 (53.41%) Linux
3 131 (35.69%) Unix
4 56 (15.26%) Windows 7
5 44 (11.99%) Windows Server
6 40 (10.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (10.63%) Apple iOS
8 37 (10.08%) Android
9 32 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (8.72%) Windows XP
10 27 (7.36%) Windows 8
11 26 (7.08%) Windows 10
12 22 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (4.09%) Windows Vista
14 12 (3.27%) CentOS
15 8 (2.18%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (1.36%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.82%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (20.16%) Configuration Management
3 64 (17.44%) Web Design
4 63 (17.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 57 (15.53%) Web Development
6 55 (14.99%) ITIL
7 47 (12.81%) Front End Development
8 43 (11.72%) Continuous Deployment
9 41 (11.17%) DevOps
10 34 (9.26%) OO
11 33 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.90%) BDD
13 22 (5.99%) ITSM
14 19 (5.18%) Service Management
14 19 (5.18%) Unit Testing
14 19 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (4.90%) Line Management
15 18 (4.90%) Problem Management
16 17 (4.63%) OO PHP
16 17 (4.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 91 (24.80%) JavaScript
2 80 (21.80%) Java
3 60 (16.35%) Python
4 42 (11.44%) Scala
5 39 (10.63%) Ruby
6 29 (7.90%) PowerShell
7 26 (7.08%) Bash Shell
7 26 (7.08%) PHP
8 14 (3.81%) Apple Swift
9 12 (3.27%) SQL
10 11 (3.00%) Perl
10 11 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.36%) C
13 4 (1.09%) AppleScript
13 4 (1.09%) C++
14 2 (0.54%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Fortran
15 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.45%) CISSP
3 17 (4.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 15 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.00%) DBS Check
7 9 (2.45%) Degree
7 9 (2.45%) MCSE
8 7 (1.91%) CCA
8 7 (1.91%) MCTS
9 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.09%) ACMT
10 4 (1.09%) BC Cleared
10 4 (1.09%) CCNA
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.82%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.82%) ACSP
11 3 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.45%) SLA
2 12 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.63%) WAI
4 5 (1.36%) WCAG
5 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 141 (38.42%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.63%) Docker
4 16 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.81%) BitLocker
5 14 (3.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (3.00%) KVM
7 10 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (2.72%) XenApp
7 10 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (2.18%) vSphere
10 7 (1.91%) StorNext
10 7 (1.91%) Xen
10 7 (1.91%) Xsan
11 5 (1.36%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.54%) XenServer
13 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 63 (17.17%) SCCM
2 38 (10.35%) Puppet
3 25 (6.81%) Ansible
3 25 (6.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (5.72%) Casper Suite
5 13 (3.54%) Nagios
6 11 (3.00%) WSUS
7 7 (1.91%) SCOM
7 7 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.63%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.54%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.27%) Salt
10 1 (0.27%) Scalr
10 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.27%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 87 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 73 (19.89%) Apple
3 46 (12.53%) Google
4 37 (10.08%) Cisco
5 33 (8.99%) VMware
6 27 (7.36%) Adobe
6 27 (7.36%) Citrix
7 21 (5.72%) Palo Alto
8 20 (5.45%) ServiceNow
9 15 (4.09%) HP
9 15 (4.09%) Symantec
10 13 (3.54%) Dell
11 12 (3.27%) Zend
12 11 (3.00%) Twitter
13 9 (2.45%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.18%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.91%) Autodesk
15 7 (1.91%) Sony
16 5 (1.36%) Intel Security
16 5 (1.36%) Lotus
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