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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 442 405 377
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -28
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 176 243 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.70% 2.16% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 171 162
Median daily rate £418 £430 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £567 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.30 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £21.90 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
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
10333 11247 11805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.12% 21.41% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6718 6967
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 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 886 1043
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -26 77 £235 -41.25% 40
East Midlands +33 44 £433 - 4
South East +24 23 £400 +5.61% 15
South West +17 11 £155 -67.36% 7
West Midlands -10 10 £463 - 2
East of England +6 7 - - 11
North East -36 6 £450 -5.26%
Yorkshire -36 4 £438 +1.74% 2
North West -19 3 £101 -77.06% 2
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 220 (56.12%) Windows
2 211 (53.83%) Linux
3 150 (38.27%) Active Directory
4 147 (37.50%) Unix
5 123 (31.38%) Git (software)
6 115 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (26.53%) HTML
8 103 (26.28%) JavaScript
9 100 (25.51%) Microsoft
10 91 (23.21%) HTTP
11 90 (22.96%) CSS
12 81 (20.66%) Apple
13 75 (19.13%) Java
14 74 (18.88%) Web Development
14 74 (18.88%) Relational Database
15 71 (18.11%) Configuration Management
16 67 (17.09%) SCCM
17 66 (16.84%) MS Office
18 65 (16.58%) Web Design
19 64 (16.33%) Windows 7
19 64 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
20 62 (15.82%) Python
21 60 (15.31%) Office 365
22 58 (14.80%) Visualisation
23 57 (14.54%) OO
23 57 (14.54%) ITIL
24 56 (14.29%) VPN
25 55 (14.03%) Subversion
25 55 (14.03%) Jenkins
26 52 (13.27%) Amazon AWS

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 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.85%) Mule
3 15 (3.83%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (3.06%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.30%) Apache
6 8 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (2.04%) Confluence
6 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.79%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.53%) CMS
8 6 (1.53%) nginx
8 6 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.02%) WordPress
10 3 (0.77%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 66 (16.84%) MS Office
2 52 (13.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.02%) HipChat
5 3 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
7 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.31%) Office 365
2 52 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (3.57%) G Suite
5 12 (3.06%) IaaS
6 6 (1.53%) PaaS
7 5 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.28%) SaaS
8 4 (1.02%) GitHub
8 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.02%) Trello
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.51%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.26%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 91 (23.21%) HTTP
2 56 (14.29%) VPN
3 45 (11.48%) DNS
4 43 (10.97%) DHCP
4 43 (10.97%) TCP/IP
5 39 (9.95%) LAN
6 38 (9.69%) Wireless
7 36 (9.18%) WAN
8 33 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (4.59%) Firewall
9 18 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
10 16 (4.08%) LDAP
11 12 (3.06%) Internet
11 12 (3.06%) Kerberos
11 12 (3.06%) Skype
12 9 (2.30%) SNMP
12 9 (2.30%) VoIP
13 7 (1.79%) SAN
13 7 (1.79%) SSL
14 6 (1.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.88%) Relational Database
2 29 (7.40%) MongoDB
3 28 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.83%) MySQL
5 10 (2.55%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.51%) SQLite
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.26%) Big Data
10 1 (0.26%) HBase
10 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Redis
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 123 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 55 (14.03%) Jenkins
2 55 (14.03%) Subversion
3 23 (5.87%) Cucumber
4 19 (4.85%) WebDriver
5 18 (4.59%) JIRA
6 12 (3.06%) JUnit
7 8 (2.04%) Selenium
7 8 (2.04%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.04%) Xcode
8 7 (1.79%) Maven
9 5 (1.28%) Mockito
10 4 (1.02%) eggPlant
10 4 (1.02%) Fiddler
10 4 (1.02%) git-flow
10 4 (1.02%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.77%) Capybara
11 3 (0.77%) CocoaPods
11 3 (0.77%) Grunt
11 3 (0.77%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (3.57%) Finance
1 14 (3.57%) Marketing
2 10 (2.55%) Retail
3 9 (2.30%) Japanese Language
4 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.02%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) French Language
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 141 (35.97%) Developer
2 63 (16.07%) Analyst
3 40 (10.20%) Java Developer
4 39 (9.95%) Support Engineer
5 36 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (8.42%) Senior Developer
7 32 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 32 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 32 (8.16%) Support Analyst
8 30 (7.65%) Architect
8 30 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 29 (7.40%) Desktop Support
10 24 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 24 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 24 (6.12%) IT Support
11 23 (5.87%) Desktop Engineer
11 23 (5.87%) Mac Engineer
12 22 (5.61%) PHP Developer
13 20 (5.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 20 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (26.53%) HTML
2 90 (22.96%) CSS
3 32 (8.16%) REST
4 29 (7.40%) Node.js
5 23 (5.87%) Spring
6 17 (4.34%) Doctrine
6 17 (4.34%) Sass
7 15 (3.83%) Behat
8 13 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.06%) Dropwizard
9 12 (3.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (2.81%) Hibernate
10 11 (2.81%) HTML5
10 11 (2.81%) JavaFX
10 11 (2.81%) JMS
10 11 (2.81%) Mustache
10 11 (2.81%) Struts
10 11 (2.81%) Zend Framework
11 10 (2.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.80%) Visualisation
2 25 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.34%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.83%) iPhone
5 14 (3.57%) PKI
6 13 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.06%) BYOD
8 11 (2.81%) User Experience
9 10 (2.55%) Smartphone
10 9 (2.30%) iPad
11 8 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.53%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.28%) Cloud Native
14 4 (1.02%) Derivative
14 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.77%) Blog
15 3 (0.77%) Economics
15 3 (0.77%) Life Science
15 3 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 220 (56.12%) Windows
2 211 (53.83%) Linux
3 147 (37.50%) Unix
4 64 (16.33%) Windows 7
5 47 (11.99%) Windows Server
6 44 (11.22%) Apple iOS
7 43 (10.97%) Android
8 30 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (7.40%) Windows 10
10 28 (7.14%) Windows 8
11 27 (6.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (6.12%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.81%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (2.55%) CentOS
14 10 (2.55%) Windows Vista
15 8 (2.04%) Mac OS
15 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X Server
17 3 (0.77%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (18.88%) Web Development
3 71 (18.11%) Configuration Management
4 65 (16.58%) Web Design
5 64 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 57 (14.54%) ITIL
6 57 (14.54%) OO
7 49 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 42 (10.71%) Front End Development
9 41 (10.46%) DevOps
10 40 (10.20%) OO PHP
11 32 (8.16%) Line Management
12 31 (7.91%) BDD
13 26 (6.63%) Mentoring
14 24 (6.12%) Software Engineering
15 23 (5.87%) Scrum
16 22 (5.61%) ITSM
17 19 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (4.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (26.28%) JavaScript
2 75 (19.13%) Java
3 62 (15.82%) Python
4 49 (12.50%) PHP
5 40 (10.20%) Ruby
6 38 (9.69%) Scala
7 34 (8.67%) PowerShell
8 24 (6.12%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.57%) Apple Swift
10 13 (3.32%) Perl
11 12 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.55%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.55%) SQL
13 6 (1.53%) C
14 4 (1.02%) AppleScript
14 4 (1.02%) C++
15 3 (0.77%) C#
16 2 (0.51%) R
17 1 (0.26%) Go
17 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 47 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.36%) CISSP
3 19 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (3.32%) DBS Check
6 10 (2.55%) Degree
6 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.04%) MCSE
8 7 (1.79%) CCA
9 6 (1.53%) MCTS
10 5 (1.28%) ACMT
10 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.77%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.77%) ACSP
12 3 (0.77%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.77%) CCNA
12 3 (0.77%) CCNP
12 3 (0.77%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.10%) SLA
2 15 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.53%) WAI
4 5 (1.28%) WCAG
5 3 (0.77%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) GCP
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 150 (38.27%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.61%) Docker
4 19 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (3.32%) BitLocker
6 13 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (3.06%) XenApp
8 10 (2.55%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (2.30%) vSphere
10 7 (1.79%) Xen
11 6 (1.53%) KVM
12 5 (1.28%) VirtualBox
13 4 (1.02%) StorNext
13 4 (1.02%) Xsan
14 2 (0.51%) XenServer
15 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 67 (17.09%) SCCM
2 37 (9.44%) Puppet
3 26 (6.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (6.12%) Ansible
4 24 (6.12%) Casper Suite
5 12 (3.06%) WSUS
6 10 (2.55%) SCOM
7 8 (2.04%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.79%) Nagios
8 7 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.51%) SmoothWall
11 2 (0.51%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.26%) Consul
12 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 100 (25.51%) Microsoft
2 81 (20.66%) Apple
3 43 (10.97%) Google
4 36 (9.18%) Cisco
4 36 (9.18%) VMware
5 31 (7.91%) Citrix
6 21 (5.36%) Adobe
6 21 (5.36%) Palo Alto
7 20 (5.10%) ServiceNow
8 17 (4.34%) HP
9 16 (4.08%) Symantec
10 15 (3.83%) Zend
11 13 (3.32%) Dell
12 11 (2.81%) Twitter
13 9 (2.30%) LANDesk
14 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.28%) Intel Security
15 5 (1.28%) Samsung
16 4 (1.02%) Autodesk
16 4 (1.02%) Sony
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