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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 423 441 408
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 229 208 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.88% 1.70% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 114 130
Median daily rate £400 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £574 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.88% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-8.06% +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
12211 12241 12125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.56% 21.50% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7736 7243 6870
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 938 1030
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 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
England -6 219 £400 +23.07% 76
London -10 119 £313 - 41
East Midlands - 26 £600 - 5
South East +1 25 £438 -2.77% 7
Nottingham - 24 £600 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 24 £600 - 3
City of London +29 18 £358 -26.66% 10
Yorkshire +15 15 £445 +18.66% 2
West Yorkshire +11 13 £445 +18.66%
Leeds +1 13 £445 +18.66%
South West +14 11 £550 +238.46% 7
Bristol +10 11 £550 +46.66% 2
West Sussex -2 9 £500 -9.09%
Croydon -8 7 £420 +8.38%
West Midlands -18 7 £140 -6.66% 5
North East -41 7 £450 -18.18%
Southampton +14 6 £438 -
Hampshire +11 6 £438 -2.77% 4
Kent +9 6 £425 +193.10%
Manchester -6 6 £410 - 3
North West -11 6 £410 +152.30% 6
Scotland +7 5 £263 -40.00%
Glasgow - 4 £263 -
East of England -11 3 £140 -75.22% 3
Birmingham -13 3 £180 +20.00% 1
Worthing -19 3 £500 -9.09%
Tyne and Wear -49 3 £315 -42.72%
Dudley - 3 £100 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 2 £315 -42.72%

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 275 (60.18%) Linux
2 231 (50.55%) Windows
3 193 (42.23%) Unix
4 161 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (33.26%) Git (software)
6 151 (33.04%) HTML
7 146 (31.95%) Active Directory
8 142 (31.07%) Java
9 128 (28.01%) HTTP
10 122 (26.70%) Relational Database
11 114 (24.95%) JavaScript
11 114 (24.95%) Subversion
12 108 (23.63%) Configuration Management
12 108 (23.63%) Web Design
13 107 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 98 (21.44%) CSS
15 95 (20.79%) Web Development
16 91 (19.91%) Python
17 90 (19.69%) Microsoft
18 87 (19.04%) Apple
19 75 (16.41%) MS Office
19 75 (16.41%) Ruby
20 67 (14.66%) MongoDB
21 66 (14.44%) REST
21 66 (14.44%) Windows 7
22 65 (14.22%) Security Cleared
23 60 (13.13%) TDD
24 59 (12.91%) SCCM
25 58 (12.69%) Scala
25 58 (12.69%) 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 26 (5.69%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.38%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.38%) Mule
3 16 (3.50%) Apache
3 16 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.84%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.63%) nginx
7 11 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.97%) Confluence
8 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.53%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.31%) CMS
11 6 (1.31%) IIS
11 6 (1.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 75 (16.41%) MS Office
2 48 (10.50%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.09%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.09%) 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 58 (12.69%) Office 365
2 39 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.16%) Google Apps
5 8 (1.75%) GitHub
6 6 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 6 (1.31%) IaaS
7 5 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.88%) SaaS
8 4 (0.88%) Trello
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.66%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.44%) iTunes
10 2 (0.44%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (28.01%) HTTP
2 55 (12.04%) VPN
3 50 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 48 (10.50%) Wireless
5 42 (9.19%) LAN
6 37 (8.10%) WAN
7 36 (7.88%) DNS
8 34 (7.44%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (7.00%) DHCP
10 27 (5.91%) Firewall
11 24 (5.25%) Internet
12 17 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (2.84%) Skype
14 11 (2.41%) SAN
14 11 (2.41%) SNMP
15 10 (2.19%) LDAP
15 10 (2.19%) SSL
16 8 (1.75%) VoIP
17 7 (1.53%) SSH
18 6 (1.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.70%) Relational Database
2 67 (14.66%) MongoDB
3 41 (8.97%) Neo4j
4 27 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.94%) MySQL
5 18 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.31%) Big Data
8 6 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.09%) Redis
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.88%) FileMaker
11 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) DB2
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 152 (33.26%) Git (software)
2 114 (24.95%) Subversion
3 37 (8.10%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.66%) Cucumber
5 21 (4.60%) Maven
6 19 (4.16%) JIRA
7 16 (3.50%) Vagrant
8 15 (3.28%) Mockito
9 12 (2.63%) JUnit
9 12 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.19%) git-flow
10 10 (2.19%) Xcode
11 7 (1.53%) Capybara
11 7 (1.53%) RSpec
11 7 (1.53%) Selenium
12 5 (1.09%) Gradle
12 5 (1.09%) Grunt
12 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.88%) eggPlant
13 4 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (4.38%) Finance
2 13 (2.84%) Marketing
3 10 (2.19%) Japanese Language
4 8 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.09%) Retail
5 5 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.44%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) French Language
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 178 (38.95%) Developer
2 83 (18.16%) Java Developer
3 62 (13.57%) Analyst
4 42 (9.19%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 35 (7.66%) Support Analyst
7 34 (7.44%) Architect
7 34 (7.44%) Digital Developer
8 33 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 33 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 26 (5.69%) Service Analyst
10 25 (5.47%) Desktop Support
10 25 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 24 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 23 (5.03%) Administrator
13 22 (4.81%) Scala Developer
14 21 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (4.38%) Agile Developer
15 20 (4.38%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (33.04%) HTML
2 98 (21.44%) CSS
3 66 (14.44%) REST
4 48 (10.50%) Dropwizard
5 40 (8.75%) JAX-RS
6 36 (7.88%) Node.js
7 33 (7.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 32 (7.00%) Hibernate
9 29 (6.35%) Sass
10 25 (5.47%) JSON
11 21 (4.60%) Mustache
11 21 (4.60%) XML
12 19 (4.16%) HTML5
13 17 (3.72%) Spring
14 14 (3.06%) SOAP
15 13 (2.84%) AngularJS
16 12 (2.63%) Cocoa
17 11 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (2.19%) CSS3
18 10 (2.19%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.41%) Visualisation
3 17 (3.72%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.28%) iPad
5 13 (2.84%) iPhone
6 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.97%) User Experience
8 8 (1.75%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.53%) Life Science
10 6 (1.31%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.09%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.88%) BBC
12 4 (0.88%) Derivative
12 4 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.66%) Animation
13 3 (0.66%) Economics
13 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 275 (60.18%) Linux
2 231 (50.55%) Windows
3 193 (42.23%) Unix
4 66 (14.44%) Windows 7
5 57 (12.47%) Windows Server
6 49 (10.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (9.85%) Apple iOS
8 40 (8.75%) Android
9 34 (7.44%) Windows 8
10 32 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (7.00%) Windows XP
11 28 (6.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (5.69%) Windows 10
13 20 (4.38%) Mac OS X Server
14 17 (3.72%) Windows Vista
15 16 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (3.28%) CentOS
17 13 (2.84%) Mac OS
18 5 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
19 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (23.63%) Configuration Management
2 108 (23.63%) Web Design
3 107 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 95 (20.79%) Web Development
5 60 (13.13%) TDD
6 56 (12.25%) BDD
7 50 (10.94%) ITIL
8 46 (10.07%) DevOps
9 41 (8.97%) Scrum
10 40 (8.75%) Front End Development
11 36 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (7.22%) Open Source
13 26 (5.69%) OO
14 22 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.81%) Unit Testing
15 21 (4.60%) ITSM
15 21 (4.60%) Project Management
16 18 (3.94%) Migration
16 18 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (31.07%) Java
2 114 (24.95%) JavaScript
3 91 (19.91%) Python
4 75 (16.41%) Ruby
5 58 (12.69%) Scala
6 36 (7.88%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 29 (6.35%) Shell Script
9 27 (5.91%) Perl
10 26 (5.69%) SQL
11 19 (4.16%) PHP
12 17 (3.72%) Apple Swift
13 12 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.53%) C#
14 7 (1.53%) Clojure
15 6 (1.31%) C
16 5 (1.09%) FQL
16 5 (1.09%) VB
17 4 (0.88%) AppleScript
17 4 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 65 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 22 (4.81%) CISSP
4 20 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.50%) Degree
6 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.63%) DBS Check
8 10 (2.19%) MCSE
9 9 (1.97%) MCTS
10 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.53%) CCA
12 5 (1.09%) ACMT
12 5 (1.09%) CCNA
12 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.88%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.66%) ACSP
14 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.81%) Disclosure Scotland
1 22 (4.81%) SLA
2 7 (1.53%) WAI
3 6 (1.31%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) FISMA
4 1 (0.22%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 146 (31.95%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.28%) BitLocker
4 13 (2.84%) Samba
5 11 (2.41%) KVM
5 11 (2.41%) XenApp
5 11 (2.41%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.19%) Docker
6 10 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (2.19%) vSphere
7 9 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.53%) StorNext
8 7 (1.53%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.53%) Xen
8 7 (1.53%) Xsan
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.44%) NFS
10 2 (0.44%) vCloud
11 1 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 59 (12.91%) SCCM
2 46 (10.07%) Puppet
3 28 (6.13%) Ansible
4 26 (5.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (5.25%) Casper Suite
5 24 (5.25%) WSUS
6 12 (2.63%) Nagios
7 7 (1.53%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
10 2 (0.44%) logstash
10 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.44%) rkt
10 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.44%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 90 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.04%) Apple
3 54 (11.82%) VMware
4 53 (11.60%) Google
5 42 (9.19%) Cisco
6 27 (5.91%) Adobe
7 25 (5.47%) Citrix
8 22 (4.81%) Palo Alto
9 21 (4.60%) ServiceNow
10 18 (3.94%) Dell
10 18 (3.94%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.28%) HP
11 15 (3.28%) Symantec
12 11 (2.41%) LANDesk
12 11 (2.41%) Oracle
12 11 (2.41%) Twitter
13 7 (1.53%) Autodesk
13 7 (1.53%) Sony
14 6 (1.31%) Intel Security
15 5 (1.09%) Zend
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