The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Rank 153 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.19% 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.87% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £156 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £163 £310
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -47.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £9.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Mac OS
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
752 802 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.55% 21.23% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 418 362
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 82 77
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.15 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mac OS
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 across the North West region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS
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 across the North West region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mac OS
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 - 1 - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Apple
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) Back Office
4 4 (26.67%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) Nagios
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
4 4 (26.67%) Apache
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) C
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (26.67%) SMTP

Mac OS
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 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
1 4 (26.67%) MRTG
1 4 (26.67%) SMTP
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (20.00%) IMAP
2 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Field Support Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (26.67%) C
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) Korn
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) PHP
1 4 (26.67%) Python
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNA
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) KVM
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (20.00%) iptables
3 3 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (20.00%) Squid
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Cacti
1 4 (26.67%) Nagios
1 4 (26.67%) OpenNebula
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apple
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Remedy
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix