The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 575 550 566
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 62 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.56% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 11
Median daily rate £324 £188 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.66% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £135 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £256 £350 £235
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.60 £16.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 - £15.50
Mac OS
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
11319 11285 11034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.21% 22.24% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7179 6503 6322
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 927 996
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Mac OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in England

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mac OS
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 -23 31 £350 +100.00% 7
North West -5 13 £288 -23.33%
East of England +14 9 £160 -54.28%
South East -15 5 £200 -60.00%
Yorkshire +6 4 £319 -20.31% 2
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 85 (66.93%) Linux
2 75 (59.06%) Windows
3 57 (44.88%) Unix
4 49 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (37.01%) HTML
6 46 (36.22%) Python
7 45 (35.43%) Java
7 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
8 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
9 39 (30.71%) Ruby
10 37 (29.13%) CSS
11 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
12 32 (25.20%) Scala
12 32 (25.20%) Front End Development
13 31 (24.41%) Web Services
14 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
14 30 (23.62%) Go
15 27 (21.26%) Apple iOS
16 24 (18.90%) MS Office
17 22 (17.32%) Apple
18 21 (16.54%) VMware
19 20 (15.75%) Windows 8
19 20 (15.75%) Windows Server
20 19 (14.96%) RESTful
21 18 (14.17%) Windows Vista
21 18 (14.17%) ITIL
22 17 (13.39%) Finance
22 17 (13.39%) Performance Optimisation
23 16 (12.60%) TDD
23 16 (12.60%) SCCM

Mac OS
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 8 (6.30%) Apache
1 8 (6.30%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.51%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.94%) IIS
3 5 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.15%) SAS
5 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) MS Office
2 11 (8.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Office 365
2 3 (2.36%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) DNS
2 11 (8.66%) DHCP
3 7 (5.51%) HTTP
4 6 (4.72%) MRTG
5 5 (3.94%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.94%) SMTP
5 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.15%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (3.15%) Firewall
6 4 (3.15%) IMAP
7 3 (2.36%) LAN
7 3 (2.36%) VoIP
7 3 (2.36%) VPN
7 3 (2.36%) Wireless
8 2 (1.57%) Internet
8 2 (1.57%) Network Security
8 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.57%) WAN
8 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
1 10 (7.87%) Subversion
2 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) JUnit
3 2 (1.57%) Maven
3 2 (1.57%) Xcode
4 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) Gradle
4 1 (0.79%) MSTest
4 1 (0.79%) NUnit
4 1 (0.79%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Banking
3 5 (3.94%) Back Office
4 2 (1.57%) French Language
4 2 (1.57%) German Language
4 2 (1.57%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (41.73%) Developer
2 16 (12.60%) Desktop Support
3 15 (11.81%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.24%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Administrator
8 8 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.51%) Python Developer
10 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.94%) Analyst
11 5 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.94%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Mac Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Ruby Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Support Technician
12 4 (3.15%) Active Directory Support
12 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (3.15%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.15%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.01%) HTML
2 37 (29.13%) CSS
3 31 (24.41%) Web Services
4 19 (14.96%) RESTful
5 13 (10.24%) XML
6 10 (7.87%) jQuery
6 10 (7.87%) JSON
7 9 (7.09%) Java EE
8 8 (6.30%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.51%) HTML5
9 7 (5.51%) WSDL
10 6 (4.72%) Ajax
11 5 (3.94%) XHTML
12 4 (3.15%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (1.57%) REST
13 2 (1.57%) Spring
14 1 (0.79%) iOS SDK
14 1 (0.79%) Java Concurrency
14 1 (0.79%) SQLAlchemy
14 1 (0.79%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.72%) User Experience
3 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) iPad
4 3 (2.36%) iPhone
4 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) PACS
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
6 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Telematics
6 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (66.93%) Linux
2 75 (59.06%) Windows
3 57 (44.88%) Unix
4 34 (26.77%) Windows 7
5 27 (21.26%) Apple iOS
6 20 (15.75%) Windows 8
6 20 (15.75%) Windows Server
7 18 (14.17%) Windows Vista
8 16 (12.60%) Windows XP
9 14 (11.02%) AIX
9 14 (11.02%) Android
10 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (8.66%) Mac OS X
12 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (5.51%) CentOS
13 7 (5.51%) Debian
13 7 (5.51%) Ubuntu
14 6 (4.72%) Solaris
15 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (25.20%) Front End Development
3 18 (14.17%) ITIL
4 17 (13.39%) Performance Optimisation
5 16 (12.60%) TDD
6 12 (9.45%) BDD
6 12 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.87%) OO
8 9 (7.09%) Migration
8 9 (7.09%) SDLC
8 9 (7.09%) Software Deployment
8 9 (7.09%) Web Development
9 8 (6.30%) OOP
10 7 (5.51%) Data Protection
10 7 (5.51%) Information Security
10 7 (5.51%) Open Source
10 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.51%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.72%) ITSM
12 5 (3.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) Python
2 45 (35.43%) Java
2 45 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 39 (30.71%) Ruby
4 32 (25.20%) Scala
5 30 (23.62%) Go
6 16 (12.60%) C
7 15 (11.81%) C++
8 11 (8.66%) Objective-C
8 11 (8.66%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.09%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.51%) Korn
11 6 (4.72%) Perl
11 6 (4.72%) PHP
12 5 (3.94%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.15%) SQL
14 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (4.72%) CCNA
2 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (3.15%) MCSE
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.57%) CEH
4 2 (1.57%) CISSP
4 2 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.57%) MCP
4 2 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ACMT
5 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) MCTS
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 9 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.57%) DICOM
3 2 (1.57%) HL7
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.51%) KVM
4 4 (3.15%) Dovecot
4 4 (3.15%) iptables
4 4 (3.15%) Sendmail
4 4 (3.15%) Squid
5 2 (1.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) Ceph
6 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.79%) NFS
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.60%) SCCM
2 11 (8.66%) Nagios
3 10 (7.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (6.30%) Cacti
5 7 (5.51%) OpenNebula
5 7 (5.51%) Puppet
6 5 (3.94%) WSUS
7 4 (3.15%) HAProxy
7 4 (3.15%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.79%) MOM
8 1 (0.79%) Opsview
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 30 (23.62%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.32%) Apple
3 21 (16.54%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) Cisco
5 8 (6.30%) Dell
5 8 (6.30%) Lotus
5 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.51%) NetApp
7 6 (4.72%) IBM
8 5 (3.94%) Citrix
8 5 (3.94%) Remedy
9 4 (3.15%) Google
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle
11 2 (1.57%) HP
11 2 (1.57%) Novell
11 2 (1.57%) Qualys
12 1 (0.79%) F5
12 1 (0.79%) ProCurve
12 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.79%) VeriFone
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