The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 431 437 405
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 223 203 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 1.63% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 102 142
Median daily rate £400 £319 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 26
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £18.70 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12413 12419 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.14% 22.13% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7782 7269 7148
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 965 1021
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS X
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England +23 212 £400 +23.07% 77
London +27 120 £288 +2.67% 39
South East -4 26 £438 -2.77% 13
East Midlands - 18 £610 - 3
City of London +46 17 £340 +8.80% 7
Yorkshire +16 17 £430 +14.66% 1
Nottingham - 17 £610 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 17 £610 - 1
Leeds +5 15 £430 +14.66%
West Yorkshire -1 15 £430 +14.66%
South West +17 13 £550 +238.46% 10
Bristol +18 12 £456 +21.66% 4
Croydon -5 8 £410 +5.80%
West Sussex -23 8 - - 1
Southampton +16 7 £438 +16.66%
Hampshire +9 7 £438 -2.77% 5
Manchester +4 6 £410 -8.88% 6
North West -16 6 £410 +2.50% 7
Kent +11 5 £425 +193.10% 2
Scotland -7 5 £263 +138.63% 4
West Midlands -18 5 £140 -6.66% 1
North East - 4 £315 -
Glasgow - 4 £263 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £315 -
East of England -5 3 £140 -32.53% 3
Birmingham -6 3 £180 +20.00% 1
Wales +15 2 £565 +232.35% 1
Oxfordshire +10 2 - - 1
Uxbridge +5 2 £413 -
Oxford 0 2 - -

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 280 (61.54%) Linux
2 232 (50.99%) Windows
3 190 (41.76%) Unix
4 157 (34.51%) HTML
5 154 (33.85%) Git (software)
6 153 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
7 144 (31.65%) Java
8 142 (31.21%) Active Directory
9 130 (28.57%) HTTP
10 126 (27.69%) Relational Database
11 117 (25.71%) Configuration Management
12 116 (25.49%) Subversion
13 113 (24.84%) Web Design
13 113 (24.84%) JavaScript
13 113 (24.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 102 (22.42%) CSS
15 100 (21.98%) Web Development
16 94 (20.66%) Python
17 83 (18.24%) Microsoft
18 81 (17.80%) Apple
18 81 (17.80%) Ruby
19 76 (16.70%) MongoDB
20 70 (15.38%) REST
21 68 (14.95%) Windows 7
21 68 (14.95%) MS Office
22 63 (13.85%) Security Cleared
23 62 (13.63%) Scala
23 62 (13.63%) TDD
24 59 (12.97%) SCCM
25 57 (12.53%) Office 365

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (5.27%) Tomcat
2 22 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.40%) Mule
4 19 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (3.96%) Apache
6 14 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (3.08%) nginx
6 14 (3.08%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.64%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.42%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.20%) Confluence
10 9 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.32%) Alfresco
12 6 (1.32%) CMS
12 6 (1.32%) IIS
12 6 (1.32%) Umbraco
12 6 (1.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (14.95%) MS Office
2 41 (9.01%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.10%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.88%) HipChat
6 3 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.66%) InDesign
7 2 (0.44%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.53%) Office 365
2 40 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.52%) Google Apps
5 14 (3.08%) GitHub
6 6 (1.32%) IaaS
7 5 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.66%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.44%) iTunes
9 2 (0.44%) SaaS
9 2 (0.44%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.22%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (28.57%) HTTP
2 50 (10.99%) VPN
3 49 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 48 (10.55%) Wireless
5 40 (8.79%) LAN
6 37 (8.13%) WAN
7 35 (7.69%) DNS
8 31 (6.81%) Wi-Fi
9 30 (6.59%) DHCP
10 26 (5.71%) Internet
11 25 (5.49%) Firewall
12 16 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (2.64%) SNMP
14 11 (2.42%) LDAP
14 11 (2.42%) SAN
14 11 (2.42%) Skype
15 10 (2.20%) SSL
16 7 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.54%) Network Security
16 7 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (27.69%) Relational Database
2 76 (16.70%) MongoDB
3 42 (9.23%) Neo4j
4 29 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.96%) MySQL
7 11 (2.42%) SQL Server
8 10 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.54%) Redis
11 6 (1.32%) Big Data
12 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.88%) FileMaker
14 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.44%) DB2
15 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 154 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 116 (25.49%) Subversion
3 36 (7.91%) Cucumber
4 32 (7.03%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.62%) Maven
6 20 (4.40%) Vagrant
7 19 (4.18%) JIRA
8 18 (3.96%) JUnit
9 16 (3.52%) git-flow
10 15 (3.30%) Mockito
11 13 (2.86%) Capybara
11 13 (2.86%) RSpec
12 8 (1.76%) Selenium
12 8 (1.76%) Xcode
13 5 (1.10%) Gradle
13 5 (1.10%) Grunt
14 4 (0.88%) gulp
15 3 (0.66%) CocoaPods
15 3 (0.66%) Hudson
15 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (4.62%) Finance
2 10 (2.20%) Japanese Language
3 9 (1.98%) Marketing
4 8 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.54%) Retail
6 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (38.46%) Developer
2 82 (18.02%) Java Developer
3 60 (13.19%) Analyst
4 36 (7.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 36 (7.91%) Senior Developer
4 36 (7.91%) Support Engineer
5 34 (7.47%) Digital Developer
5 34 (7.47%) Support Analyst
6 32 (7.03%) Architect
7 31 (6.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (6.59%) Desktop Support
9 29 (6.37%) Administrator
10 25 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (5.27%) Service Analyst
12 22 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 22 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
13 21 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
14 20 (4.40%) IT Support
15 18 (3.96%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (34.51%) HTML
2 102 (22.42%) CSS
3 70 (15.38%) REST
4 55 (12.09%) Dropwizard
5 43 (9.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 41 (9.01%) JAX-RS
7 37 (8.13%) Node.js
8 35 (7.69%) Sass
9 33 (7.25%) Hibernate
10 26 (5.71%) JSON
11 22 (4.84%) XML
12 21 (4.62%) Mustache
13 19 (4.18%) HTML5
13 19 (4.18%) SOAP
14 16 (3.52%) Spring
15 14 (3.08%) RESTful
15 14 (3.08%) Web Services
16 13 (2.86%) jQuery
17 12 (2.64%) AngularJS
17 12 (2.64%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 16 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.30%) iPad
5 12 (2.64%) iPhone
6 11 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.98%) Smartphone
7 9 (1.98%) User Experience
8 7 (1.54%) Life Science
9 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.10%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.88%) BBC
11 4 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.88%) Derivative
11 4 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.66%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 280 (61.54%) Linux
2 232 (50.99%) Windows
3 190 (41.76%) Unix
4 68 (14.95%) Windows 7
5 57 (12.53%) Windows Server
6 52 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (8.79%) Apple iOS
8 35 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 34 (7.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 34 (7.47%) Windows XP
10 32 (7.03%) Android
11 29 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (5.27%) Windows 10
13 20 (4.40%) Mac OS X Server
13 20 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (3.74%) Windows Vista
15 15 (3.30%) CentOS
16 13 (2.86%) Mac OS
17 8 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 113 (24.84%) Responsive Web Design
3 113 (24.84%) Web Design
4 100 (21.98%) Web Development
5 62 (13.63%) TDD
6 51 (11.21%) DevOps
7 47 (10.33%) BDD
7 47 (10.33%) ITIL
8 45 (9.89%) Scrum
9 39 (8.57%) Open Source
10 36 (7.91%) Front End Development
11 35 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.59%) Unit Testing
13 26 (5.71%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.84%) Project Management
15 19 (4.18%) ITSM
15 19 (4.18%) OO
16 18 (3.96%) Migration
17 17 (3.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (31.65%) Java
2 113 (24.84%) JavaScript
3 94 (20.66%) Python
4 81 (17.80%) Ruby
5 62 (13.63%) Scala
6 39 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 35 (7.69%) SQL
8 34 (7.47%) Shell Script
9 29 (6.37%) Perl
10 27 (5.93%) Bash Shell
11 15 (3.30%) Apple Swift
12 12 (2.64%) Objective-C
12 12 (2.64%) PHP
13 8 (1.76%) C#
14 7 (1.54%) Clojure
15 5 (1.10%) C
15 5 (1.10%) FQL
15 5 (1.10%) VB
16 4 (0.88%) PHP 5
17 3 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (4.84%) CISSP
4 17 (3.74%) Degree
5 16 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.42%) MCSE
8 9 (1.98%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.98%) MCTS
9 8 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.32%) CCA
11 5 (1.10%) ACMT
11 5 (1.10%) CCNA
11 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.10%) MCITP
12 4 (0.88%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.66%) MCSA
14 2 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (3.52%) SLA
3 7 (1.54%) WAI
4 6 (1.32%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) FISMA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 142 (31.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.86%) BitLocker
3 13 (2.86%) Samba
4 11 (2.42%) KVM
5 10 (2.20%) vSphere
5 10 (2.20%) XenApp
5 10 (2.20%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.54%) StorNext
7 7 (1.54%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.54%) Xsan
8 6 (1.32%) Xen
9 4 (0.88%) Docker
10 3 (0.66%) NFS
10 3 (0.66%) vCloud
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 59 (12.97%) SCCM
2 50 (10.99%) Puppet
3 28 (6.15%) Ansible
4 24 (5.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (5.05%) WSUS
6 20 (4.40%) Casper Suite
7 12 (2.64%) Nagios
8 7 (1.54%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.66%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.44%) logstash
12 2 (0.44%) rkt
12 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 83 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 81 (17.80%) Apple
3 51 (11.21%) VMware
4 49 (10.77%) Google
5 46 (10.11%) Cisco
6 26 (5.71%) Citrix
7 23 (5.05%) Adobe
8 22 (4.84%) Palo Alto
8 22 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.40%) ServiceNow
10 17 (3.74%) Dell
11 14 (3.08%) HP
11 14 (3.08%) Oracle
11 14 (3.08%) Symantec
12 11 (2.42%) LANDesk
13 10 (2.20%) Twitter
14 8 (1.76%) Intel Security
15 7 (1.54%) Autodesk
15 7 (1.54%) Serena
15 7 (1.54%) Sony
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