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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
UK
Rank 377 376 365
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 216 266 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.53% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.31% 2.49% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 172 162
Median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
Median hourly rate £12.07 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £19.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-36.47% +46.15%

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
9348 10677 11519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.84% 21.36% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5930 6400 6787
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 798 933
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 -16 190 £425 +6.25% 43
London +12 105 £410 -13.22% 28
South East +14 26 £500 +40.84% 5
Yorkshire +15 25 £450 -8.16% 1
Wales +17 16 £408 +55.23%
South Yorkshire +5 16 £450 +12.50%
Sheffield +8 15 £438 +9.37%
South West -7 15 £363 +3.57% 4
Cardiff +19 13 £403 +53.33%
South Wales +18 13 £403 +53.33%
West Sussex +10 12 £650 +13.04%
City of London -6 12 £535 +1.90% 6
Worthing +1 10 £650 +13.04%
West Yorkshire +7 8 £600 +15.94% 1
Leeds +3 8 £600 +15.94% 1
North West +6 6 £425 +26.39%
East of England +2 6 £208 -62.27% 2
Manchester -2 6 £425 +30.16%
Devon +5 5 £490 +22.50%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £203 -
Exeter - 5 £490 -
Surrey +21 4 £475 +35.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £450 -25.00%
Hampshire 0 4 £425 +14.86%
North East -21 4 £345 -16.36%
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 4 £345 -16.36%
Tyne and Wear -26 4 £345 -16.36%
Cambridge - 4 £198 -
Iver - 4 £450 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £113 - 2

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 220 (55.28%) Linux
2 201 (50.50%) Windows
3 176 (44.22%) Unix
4 146 (36.68%) Git (software)
5 139 (34.92%) HTML
6 131 (32.91%) Active Directory
7 130 (32.66%) HTTP
7 130 (32.66%) Relational Database
8 120 (30.15%) Configuration Management
9 115 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
10 110 (27.64%) Microsoft
11 106 (26.63%) Web Design
11 106 (26.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 105 (26.38%) JavaScript
13 104 (26.13%) Java
14 94 (23.62%) Web Development
15 92 (23.12%) Windows 7
15 92 (23.12%) CSS
16 78 (19.60%) REST
16 78 (19.60%) Continuous Deployment
17 73 (18.34%) Apple
18 70 (17.59%) ITIL
18 70 (17.59%) Visualisation
19 68 (17.09%) MS Office
20 61 (15.33%) MongoDB
21 60 (15.08%) Subversion
22 58 (14.57%) Jenkins
23 52 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
24 51 (12.81%) Dropwizard
25 50 (12.56%) Windows Server

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 20 (5.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (4.77%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (2.01%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.76%) Confluence
7 7 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.26%) Jetty
9 4 (1.01%) CMS
9 4 (1.01%) CoreMedia CMS
10 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.50%) nginx
11 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.25%) Drupal
12 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 68 (17.09%) MS Office
2 46 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.30%) Office 365
2 31 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.27%) G Suite
5 9 (2.26%) GitHub
6 6 (1.51%) IaaS
6 6 (1.51%) PaaS
7 5 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.75%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.25%) SaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (32.66%) HTTP
2 46 (11.56%) DNS
3 42 (10.55%) DHCP
4 35 (8.79%) TCP/IP
5 28 (7.04%) Wireless
6 23 (5.78%) Internet
7 19 (4.77%) LAN
8 16 (4.02%) VPN
8 16 (4.02%) WAN
9 14 (3.52%) Firewall
9 14 (3.52%) LDAP
10 12 (3.02%) Kerberos
10 12 (3.02%) VoIP
11 9 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.76%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (1.51%) Skype
13 6 (1.51%) SSL
14 5 (1.26%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (32.66%) Relational Database
2 61 (15.33%) MongoDB
3 46 (11.56%) Neo4j
4 30 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.26%) MySQL
7 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.01%) MS Access
9 4 (1.01%) SQLite
10 2 (0.50%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.25%) Big Data
11 1 (0.25%) Redis
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (36.68%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.08%) Subversion
3 58 (14.57%) Jenkins
4 36 (9.05%) Cucumber
5 14 (3.52%) Maven
6 13 (3.27%) Mockito
7 12 (3.02%) JUnit
8 9 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.01%) JIRA
10 7 (1.76%) Gradle
10 7 (1.76%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.26%) Capybara
11 5 (1.26%) git-flow
11 5 (1.26%) RSpec
11 5 (1.26%) Xcode
12 4 (1.01%) Android Studio
12 4 (1.01%) CocoaPods
12 4 (1.01%) Selenium
13 3 (0.75%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 22 (5.53%) Finance
2 20 (5.03%) Retail
3 7 (1.76%) Advertising
3 7 (1.76%) Marketing
4 6 (1.51%) Games
4 6 (1.51%) Legal
5 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 3 (0.75%) Japanese Language
7 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (46.23%) Developer
2 83 (20.85%) Java Developer
3 52 (13.07%) Support Engineer
4 47 (11.81%) Analyst
5 46 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 38 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (8.04%) IT Support
7 32 (8.04%) Support Analyst
8 29 (7.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 28 (7.04%) Desktop Support
10 26 (6.53%) Scala Developer
11 24 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (6.03%) Mac Engineer
12 23 (5.78%) PHP Developer
12 23 (5.78%) Service Analyst
13 22 (5.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 22 (5.53%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 20 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 20 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (34.92%) HTML
2 92 (23.12%) CSS
3 78 (19.60%) REST
4 51 (12.81%) Dropwizard
5 46 (11.56%) JAX-RS
6 43 (10.80%) Hibernate
7 38 (9.55%) Spring
8 23 (5.78%) RESTful
9 20 (5.03%) JSON
9 20 (5.03%) Kafka
10 16 (4.02%) Spring Boot
10 16 (4.02%) Web Services
11 13 (3.27%) iXBRL
12 12 (3.02%) Symfony
13 10 (2.51%) Doctrine
13 10 (2.51%) Node.js
13 10 (2.51%) XML
14 8 (2.01%) Zend Framework
15 7 (1.76%) Grails
15 7 (1.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.59%) Visualisation
2 24 (6.03%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.02%) iPhone
3 16 (4.02%) User Experience
4 13 (3.27%) iPad
4 13 (3.27%) PKI
5 12 (3.02%) BYOD
6 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.76%) Handset
9 6 (1.51%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.26%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.50%) EMC VNXe
12 2 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 220 (55.28%) Linux
2 201 (50.50%) Windows
3 176 (44.22%) Unix
4 92 (23.12%) Windows 7
5 50 (12.56%) Windows Server
6 43 (10.80%) Windows 10
7 40 (10.05%) Android
8 35 (8.79%) Apple iOS
9 31 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (6.28%) Windows XP
11 21 (5.28%) Windows 8
12 17 (4.27%) Ubuntu
12 17 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.76%) Mac OS
14 7 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.50%) CentOS
16 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (30.15%) Configuration Management
2 115 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (26.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 106 (26.63%) Web Design
4 94 (23.62%) Web Development
5 78 (19.60%) Continuous Deployment
6 70 (17.59%) ITIL
7 52 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (11.81%) Line Management
8 47 (11.81%) OO
9 43 (10.80%) Mentoring
9 43 (10.80%) OO PHP
10 41 (10.30%) Scrum
11 39 (9.80%) BDD
12 38 (9.55%) TDD
13 32 (8.04%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.29%) Front End Development
15 28 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (6.03%) Microservices
17 23 (5.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (26.38%) JavaScript
2 104 (26.13%) Java
3 46 (11.56%) PHP
4 42 (10.55%) Python
5 37 (9.30%) Scala
6 24 (6.03%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.53%) Ruby
8 21 (5.28%) SQL
9 14 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.27%) Go
11 9 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.76%) C++
12 7 (1.76%) Groovy
13 6 (1.51%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.26%) C
14 5 (1.26%) Perl
15 4 (1.01%) C#
15 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.01%) VBA
16 1 (0.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 37 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (4.27%) DBS Check
3 17 (4.27%) Degree
4 13 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.76%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (2.01%) CREST Certified
8 7 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.76%) MCDST
9 6 (1.51%) CISSP
9 6 (1.51%) MCSE
10 4 (1.01%) CCNP
11 3 (0.75%) CCNA
11 3 (0.75%) CCSP
11 3 (0.75%) CISM
11 3 (0.75%) SANS
12 2 (0.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.50%) CCA
12 2 (0.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.78%) SLA
2 21 (5.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.26%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (32.91%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (7.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 27 (6.78%) Docker
5 21 (5.28%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.27%) vSphere
7 12 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.51%) XenApp
9 8 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.76%) BitLocker
10 7 (1.76%) Xen
11 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (8.79%) SCCM
2 13 (3.27%) Casper Suite
3 11 (2.76%) SCOM
4 8 (2.01%) Puppet
4 8 (2.01%) WSUS
5 7 (1.76%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.01%) DameWare
7 3 (0.75%) Terraform
8 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.50%) Ansible
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.50%) Pingdom
8 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) OpenView
9 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 110 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 73 (18.34%) Apple
3 48 (12.06%) VMware
4 31 (7.79%) Citrix
5 27 (6.78%) Google
6 19 (4.77%) Cisco
6 19 (4.77%) LANDesk
7 16 (4.02%) Dell
7 16 (4.02%) HP
8 14 (3.52%) Symantec
9 12 (3.02%) ServiceNow
10 10 (2.51%) Zend
11 9 (2.26%) Adobe
12 7 (1.76%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.51%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.26%) Veeam
15 4 (1.01%) Remedy
15 4 (1.01%) SAP
15 4 (1.01%) SonicWALL
16 3 (0.75%) Sophos
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