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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 397 387 358
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 216 244 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 2.23% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 155 195
Median daily rate £439 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £212 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £592 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £21.50 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year
-23.25% +62.26%
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
9803 10942 12106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.13% 21.53% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6166 6527 7293
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 917 1062
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.50 £33.00
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 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -8 99 £410 -6.28% 37
East Midlands +18 29 £440 +104.65% 2
South East +21 26 £525 +31.08% 7
South West +14 20 £336 -10.33% 8
West Midlands -9 18 £450 - 1
East of England +12 14 £203 -62.32% 3
Yorkshire -9 12 £450 -9.09% 2
North West +1 4 £425 +27.81% 4
North East -54 3 £476 -5.74%
Mac OS X
UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 231 (58.63%) Linux
2 203 (51.52%) Windows
3 173 (43.91%) Unix
4 151 (38.32%) Git (software)
5 142 (36.04%) Active Directory
6 125 (31.73%) HTML
7 124 (31.47%) HTTP
8 119 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (29.19%) JavaScript
9 115 (29.19%) Relational Database
10 110 (27.92%) Microsoft
11 102 (25.89%) Configuration Management
12 99 (25.13%) Web Development
13 98 (24.87%) Web Design
13 98 (24.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 93 (23.60%) CSS
15 84 (21.32%) Java
16 82 (20.81%) Visualisation
17 79 (20.05%) Windows 7
18 78 (19.80%) Apple
19 71 (18.02%) Subversion
20 66 (16.75%) Jenkins
21 62 (15.74%) MS Office
21 62 (15.74%) ITIL
22 61 (15.48%) Continuous Deployment
23 56 (14.21%) OO
23 56 (14.21%) SCCM
24 55 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
24 55 (13.96%) PHP
25 52 (13.20%) MS Excel

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 17 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.79%) Mule
5 10 (2.54%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.52%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.27%) Jetty
9 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.02%) CMS
10 4 (1.02%) Confluence
10 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.51%) CoreMedia CMS
11 2 (0.51%) nginx
12 1 (0.25%) Drupal
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 62 (15.74%) MS Office
2 52 (13.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.69%) Office 365
2 35 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.57%) G Suite
5 7 (1.78%) IaaS
6 6 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.52%) GitHub
6 6 (1.52%) PaaS
7 4 (1.02%) SaaS
7 4 (1.02%) Trello
8 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.51%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 124 (31.47%) HTTP
2 42 (10.66%) DNS
3 41 (10.41%) DHCP
4 38 (9.64%) VPN
5 32 (8.12%) TCP/IP
6 30 (7.61%) Wireless
7 28 (7.11%) LAN
8 23 (5.84%) WAN
9 22 (5.58%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (4.57%) Firewall
11 14 (3.55%) Internet
11 14 (3.55%) LDAP
11 14 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (3.30%) Kerberos
12 13 (3.30%) VoIP
13 9 (2.28%) Skype
14 6 (1.52%) Network Security
14 6 (1.52%) SSL
15 5 (1.27%) FTP
16 4 (1.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (29.19%) Relational Database
2 39 (9.90%) MongoDB
3 33 (8.38%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.84%) Neo4j
5 11 (2.79%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.52%) MySQL
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.51%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.51%) SQLite
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.25%) Big Data
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.25%) HBase
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 151 (38.32%) Git (software)
2 71 (18.02%) Subversion
3 66 (16.75%) Jenkins
4 31 (7.87%) Cucumber
5 17 (4.31%) WebDriver
6 13 (3.30%) Maven
7 12 (3.05%) JUnit
7 12 (3.05%) Mockito
8 10 (2.54%) JIRA
9 9 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.52%) Gradle
10 6 (1.52%) Selenium
10 6 (1.52%) Xcode
11 5 (1.27%) Capybara
11 5 (1.27%) git-flow
11 5 (1.27%) RSpec
12 3 (0.76%) CocoaPods
12 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.76%) JMeter
12 3 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (5.08%) Retail
2 12 (3.05%) Finance
3 11 (2.79%) Marketing
4 8 (2.03%) Japanese Language
5 5 (1.27%) Games
5 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (0.76%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.51%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 170 (43.15%) Developer
2 56 (14.21%) Analyst
2 56 (14.21%) Java Developer
3 52 (13.20%) Support Engineer
4 51 (12.94%) Senior Developer
5 39 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (8.38%) Desktop Support
7 31 (7.87%) Support Analyst
8 28 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 28 (7.11%) IT Support
8 28 (7.11%) PHP Developer
9 27 (6.85%) Mac Engineer
9 27 (6.85%) Service Analyst
9 27 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (6.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 24 (6.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 21 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 21 (5.33%) Digital Developer
12 21 (5.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (31.73%) HTML
2 93 (23.60%) CSS
3 49 (12.44%) REST
4 28 (7.11%) Dropwizard
5 26 (6.60%) Spring
6 24 (6.09%) JAX-RS
7 22 (5.58%) Node.js
8 19 (4.82%) Hibernate
9 17 (4.31%) Doctrine
10 15 (3.81%) Behat
11 14 (3.55%) Sass
12 12 (3.05%) Symfony
12 12 (3.05%) XML
13 11 (2.79%) Zend Framework
14 8 (2.03%) JSON
14 8 (2.03%) RESTful
14 8 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 8 (2.03%) Web Services
15 7 (1.78%) JMS
15 7 (1.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.81%) Visualisation
2 17 (4.31%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.81%) iPhone
4 13 (3.30%) iPad
5 12 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.05%) PKI
6 11 (2.79%) BYOD
6 11 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.28%) User Experience
9 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.76%) Economics
11 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.51%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 231 (58.63%) Linux
2 203 (51.52%) Windows
3 173 (43.91%) Unix
4 79 (20.05%) Windows 7
5 47 (11.93%) Android
6 44 (11.17%) Apple iOS
6 44 (11.17%) Windows Server
7 37 (9.39%) Windows 10
8 24 (6.09%) Windows 8
9 21 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (5.08%) Ubuntu
10 20 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (4.82%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.03%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.76%) CentOS
14 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (0.76%) MVS
14 3 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.89%) Configuration Management
3 99 (25.13%) Web Development
4 98 (24.87%) Responsive Web Design
4 98 (24.87%) Web Design
5 62 (15.74%) ITIL
6 61 (15.48%) Continuous Deployment
7 56 (14.21%) OO
8 55 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (12.69%) OO PHP
10 48 (12.18%) Line Management
11 42 (10.66%) Front End Development
12 39 (9.90%) BDD
13 36 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 28 (7.11%) TDD
15 25 (6.35%) DevOps
16 24 (6.09%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (5.33%) Patch Management
17 21 (5.33%) Scrum
18 20 (5.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 115 (29.19%) JavaScript
2 84 (21.32%) Java
3 55 (13.96%) PHP
4 50 (12.69%) Python
5 34 (8.63%) Scala
6 30 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 25 (6.35%) Ruby
8 24 (6.09%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.06%) SQL
10 7 (1.78%) Apple Swift
10 7 (1.78%) C
11 6 (1.52%) Groovy
11 6 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.52%) Perl
11 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.02%) C++
13 3 (0.76%) C#
14 2 (0.51%) AppleScript
14 2 (0.51%) R
15 1 (0.25%) Lua
Qualifications
1 44 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (4.06%) DBS Check
5 15 (3.81%) CISSP
6 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.79%) MCSE
8 10 (2.54%) Degree
9 8 (2.03%) CCA
9 8 (2.03%) CREST Certified
10 6 (1.52%) ACMT
11 5 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.27%) MCTS
12 4 (1.02%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.76%) CCNA
13 3 (0.76%) CCNP
14 2 (0.51%) MCP
14 2 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.09%) SLA
2 20 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.02%) QA
4 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) GCP
5 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 142 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.12%) Docker
3 28 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.31%) XenApp
6 15 (3.81%) BitLocker
6 15 (3.81%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.30%) Xen
8 12 (3.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.27%) vSphere
11 3 (0.76%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.51%) XenServer
13 1 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (14.21%) SCCM
2 21 (5.33%) Casper Suite
3 18 (4.57%) Puppet
4 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (3.55%) WSUS
6 12 (3.05%) Ansible
7 10 (2.54%) SCOM
8 5 (1.27%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.02%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.02%) DameWare
9 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.51%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.25%) Nexpose
12 1 (0.25%) Salt
12 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 110 (27.92%) Microsoft
2 78 (19.80%) Apple
3 45 (11.42%) Google
4 40 (10.15%) Citrix
5 36 (9.14%) VMware
6 22 (5.58%) Cisco
7 21 (5.33%) ServiceNow
8 20 (5.08%) HP
8 20 (5.08%) Symantec
9 16 (4.06%) Dell
9 16 (4.06%) Palo Alto
10 15 (3.81%) Zend
11 13 (3.30%) Adobe
11 13 (3.30%) LANDesk
12 8 (2.03%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.78%) Twitter
14 4 (1.02%) Lotus
14 4 (1.02%) Remedy
14 4 (1.02%) SonicWALL
15 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
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