The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Rank 539 561 567
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 82 83 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 44
Median daily rate £313 £388 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +115.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £137 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £493 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £388 £420
% change year-on-year
-47.09% -7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Median hourly rate £18.70 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.96% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £15.40 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £14.59
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +1.09%

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
10548 11854 12989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 21.47% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6628 6971 7701
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 976 1115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.46 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac OS
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
England +17 74 £288 -25.08% 20
London -1 49 £350 -6.66% 8
South East +41 10 £185 -45.18% 4
City of London 0 8 £178 +5.97% 1
Oxfordshire +8 6 £185 - 1
Oxford - 5 £185 -
North West 0 4 £375 -3.22% 1
West Yorkshire +20 3 £228 -46.47% 2
South West +17 3 £100 - 2
Scotland +14 3 £330 - 1
Surrey +13 3 £185 -45.18%
Yorkshire +13 3 £228 -46.47% 2
Leeds +13 3 £228 -46.47% 2
Wales -2 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Staines - 3 £185 -
South Wales - 3 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +23 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire 0 2 £100 - 1
Gloucester -1 2 £100 -
Manchester -3 2 £375 +9.89% 1
Newport - 2 £431 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Cheshire +7 1 - -
Abingdon -4 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Wiltshire - 1 £175 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 101 (74.81%) Windows
2 61 (45.19%) Microsoft
3 53 (39.26%) MS Office
4 46 (34.07%) Apple
5 45 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 44 (32.59%) Windows 7
7 38 (28.15%) Linux
8 36 (26.67%) ITIL
9 34 (25.19%) Apple iOS
10 29 (21.48%) Unix
11 27 (20.00%) Android
12 24 (17.78%) MS Exchange
13 21 (15.56%) Windows 8
14 19 (14.07%) Python
15 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
15 18 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (11.85%) DNS
18 15 (11.11%) Blackberry
18 15 (11.11%) Office 365
19 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 14 (10.37%) Windows Server
19 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
20 13 (9.63%) LDAP
20 13 (9.63%) DHCP
20 13 (9.63%) Perl
20 13 (9.63%) TDD
20 13 (9.63%) VMware
21 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
21 12 (8.89%) Knowledge Management

Mac OS
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 (17.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (5.19%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.44%) IIS
6 5 (3.70%) Apache
7 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.22%) nginx
9 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (39.26%) MS Office
2 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.74%) InDesign
4 1 (0.74%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Radian6
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.11%) Office 365
2 6 (4.44%) G Suite
3 5 (3.70%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) DNS
2 13 (9.63%) DHCP
2 13 (9.63%) LDAP
3 11 (8.15%) Firewall
4 10 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.93%) Internet
6 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.19%) VPN
7 6 (4.44%) HTTP
8 4 (2.96%) LAN
8 4 (2.96%) NAS
8 4 (2.96%) WAN
8 4 (2.96%) WLAN
9 3 (2.22%) Skype
9 3 (2.22%) SSL
9 3 (2.22%) VoIP
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.48%) SMTP
11 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.44%) Babel
2 6 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (4.44%) Mocha
2 6 (4.44%) webpack
3 4 (2.96%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.96%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.96%) Xcode
4 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.48%) MSI
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Retail
3 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.48%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.04%) Developer
3 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 17 (12.59%) Desktop Support
3 17 (12.59%) Mac Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (9.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) IT Support
6 12 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Linux Scripter
8 9 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.93%) Applications Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Linux Support
9 8 (5.93%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.89%) Regular Expression
2 11 (8.15%) HTML
3 9 (6.67%) CSS
4 8 (5.93%) CSS3
4 8 (5.93%) HTML5
4 8 (5.93%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) Chai
5 6 (4.44%) React
5 6 (4.44%) Redux
5 6 (4.44%) RESTful
5 6 (4.44%) Web Components
5 6 (4.44%) XHTML
6 4 (2.96%) JSON
6 4 (2.96%) UIKit
7 3 (2.22%) Node.js
7 3 (2.22%) Swagger
8 2 (1.48%) .NET
8 2 (1.48%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.74%) jQuery
9 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.19%) iPhone
5 6 (4.44%) iPad
6 4 (2.96%) Apple TV
6 4 (2.96%) BYOD
6 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.96%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.48%) Neural Network
8 2 (1.48%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Blog
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 101 (74.81%) Windows
2 44 (32.59%) Windows 7
3 38 (28.15%) Linux
4 34 (25.19%) Apple iOS
5 29 (21.48%) Unix
6 27 (20.00%) Android
7 21 (15.56%) Windows 8
8 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (10.37%) Windows Server
9 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (8.15%) Windows XP
11 9 (6.67%) Windows 10
12 8 (5.93%) Mac OS X
12 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.93%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.96%) Debian
14 2 (1.48%) CentOS
14 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) ITIL
2 18 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.63%) TDD
4 12 (8.89%) Knowledge Management
5 10 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 8 (5.93%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (5.19%) Front End Development
7 7 (5.19%) OO
8 6 (4.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 6 (4.44%) iOS Development
8 6 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.70%) Project Management
9 5 (3.70%) Service Management
10 4 (2.96%) Document Management
10 4 (2.96%) ITSM
10 4 (2.96%) Test Management
10 4 (2.96%) Time Management
11 3 (2.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) Python
2 18 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.63%) Perl
4 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.41%) Java
6 6 (4.44%) ES6
6 6 (4.44%) SQL
7 5 (3.70%) C#
7 5 (3.70%) Ruby
8 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
8 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.22%) C++
9 3 (2.22%) PHP
10 2 (1.48%) C
10 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.74%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.74%) Korn
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) CCNA
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.96%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (2.96%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) CCA
5 3 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.22%) MCP
5 3 (2.22%) MCSA
6 2 (1.48%) CCENT
6 2 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.48%) PMP
7 1 (0.74%) Degree
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 45 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.70%) XenApp
4 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) NFS
5 3 (2.22%) Samba
6 2 (1.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.74%) Ceph
7 1 (0.74%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.74%) iptables
7 1 (0.74%) KVM
7 1 (0.74%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.74%) Squid
7 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) SCCM
2 5 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.96%) Ansible
3 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.96%) SCOM
4 3 (2.22%) systemd
5 2 (1.48%) SCSM
6 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.74%) Cacti
6 1 (0.74%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.74%) EnCase
6 1 (0.74%) FTK
6 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.74%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) RANCID
6 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (45.19%) Microsoft
2 46 (34.07%) Apple
3 13 (9.63%) VMware
4 12 (8.89%) Citrix
5 9 (6.67%) Cisco
5 9 (6.67%) Google
6 7 (5.19%) Lotus
7 5 (3.70%) HP
8 3 (2.22%) Adobe
8 3 (2.22%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.48%) BMC
9 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.48%) Splunk
10 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.74%) Bomgar
10 1 (0.74%) Lumension
10 1 (0.74%) Remedy
10 1 (0.74%) Reuters
10 1 (0.74%) Sophos
10 1 (0.74%) Veeam
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