The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 151 154 133
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 1.03% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 10
Median daily rate £425 £333 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -11.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £470 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-23.25% +59.25%
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
702 780 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.79% 18.83% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 410 363
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 88 96
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Manchester +5 4 £425 +26.39% 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 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 North West region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) iPhone
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (25.00%) Xcode
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Android Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) SQLite
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 2 (25.00%) CocoaPods
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Mobile Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (12.50%) CryEngine
2 1 (12.50%) DirectX
2 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (12.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Lua
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia
1 1 (12.50%) VMware