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 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 MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Rank 581 587 579
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 66 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 22
Median daily rate £375 £175 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -43.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £185 £270
% change year-on-year
+102.70% -31.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £10.63 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £26.60 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -16.66%

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
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 30 June 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
Top 25 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 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 +35 66 £375 +108.33% 15
London +38 49 £375 +150.00% 4
City of London +60 11 £375 +87.50% 1
East of England +21 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 5 - - 1
Cambridge +16 5 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £399 - 2
South East +6 3 £475 +38.68% 3
Hertfordshire +8 2 £375 - 1
West Sussex -18 2 £475 -
West Midlands -19 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 £475 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 - -
South West +8 1 - -
Oxford 0 1 - -
North West -14 1 - - 3
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £485 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £485 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 87 (64.44%) Windows
2 74 (54.81%) Linux
3 54 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 48 (35.56%) Unix
5 45 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 44 (32.59%) Microsoft
7 38 (28.15%) Python
8 36 (26.67%) Apple iOS
9 33 (24.44%) MS Office
9 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (23.70%) Apple
11 30 (22.22%) Windows 8
12 27 (20.00%) VMware
13 25 (18.52%) ITIL
13 25 (18.52%) Windows Server
14 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (16.30%) Android
16 21 (15.56%) TDD
17 20 (14.81%) Java
17 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
18 19 (14.07%) DNS
19 18 (13.33%) SCCM
19 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 17 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (12.59%) Ruby
20 17 (12.59%) HTML
21 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
21 16 (11.85%) HTTP
21 16 (11.85%) Shell Script

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 14 (10.37%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.89%) Apache
2 12 (8.89%) IIS
3 11 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.93%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.19%) IBM Notes
5 7 (5.19%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 5 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.96%) SAS
8 4 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.48%) nginx
10 2 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (24.44%) MS Office
2 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.22%) MS Project
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.48%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (5.93%) Office 365
3 7 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.70%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.48%) iTunes
5 2 (1.48%) Yammer
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) DNS
2 16 (11.85%) HTTP
3 14 (10.37%) DHCP
4 12 (8.89%) Firewall
5 6 (4.44%) LAN
5 6 (4.44%) MRTG
5 6 (4.44%) VPN
6 5 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.70%) NAS
6 5 (3.70%) SMTP
6 5 (3.70%) WAN
7 4 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.96%) IMAP
7 4 (2.96%) LDAP
7 4 (2.96%) VoIP
7 4 (2.96%) Wireless
8 3 (2.22%) Network Security
8 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.93%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.96%) MySQL
6 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.70%) Xcode
3 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.74%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Gradle
4 1 (0.74%) JUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Maven
4 1 (0.74%) MSTest
4 1 (0.74%) NUnit
4 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.15%) Finance
2 6 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (1.48%) French Language
3 2 (1.48%) German Language
3 2 (1.48%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (1.48%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Developer
2 21 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 14 (10.37%) Python Developer
5 13 (9.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (8.89%) Administrator
7 11 (8.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (7.41%) Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.93%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Python Developer
13 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 5 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) HTML
2 14 (10.37%) CSS
3 10 (7.41%) Web Services
4 8 (5.93%) Flask
4 8 (5.93%) SQLAlchemy
5 6 (4.44%) RESTful
6 5 (3.70%) Ajax
7 4 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.96%) XHTML
7 4 (2.96%) XML
8 3 (2.22%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.22%) UIKit
9 2 (1.48%) .NET
9 2 (1.48%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.48%) jQuery
9 2 (1.48%) JSON
9 2 (1.48%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.48%) REST
10 1 (0.74%) WCF
10 1 (0.74%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 10 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.67%) User Experience
3 6 (4.44%) iPad
4 5 (3.70%) iPhone
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.22%) Apple TV
6 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.48%) Fintech
7 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.48%) Neural Network
7 2 (1.48%) PACS
7 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 87 (64.44%) Windows
2 74 (54.81%) Linux
3 48 (35.56%) Unix
4 45 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 36 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 30 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 25 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (16.30%) Android
10 18 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (9.63%) Mac OS X
11 13 (9.63%) Windows Vista
12 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (5.19%) CentOS
13 7 (5.19%) Debian
13 7 (5.19%) Ubuntu
13 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
14 6 (4.44%) Solaris
15 5 (3.70%) AIX
16 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (18.52%) ITIL
3 21 (15.56%) TDD
4 17 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.11%) Migration
6 12 (8.89%) DevOps
6 12 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 10 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 9 (6.67%) Information Security
8 9 (6.67%) Software Deployment
9 8 (5.93%) Open Source
10 7 (5.19%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.19%) Project Management
10 7 (5.19%) Web Development
11 6 (4.44%) BDD
11 6 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.70%) ITSM
12 5 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.15%) Python
2 20 (14.81%) Java
2 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.59%) Ruby
4 16 (11.85%) Shell Script
5 12 (8.89%) Scala
6 11 (8.15%) Go
6 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 9 (6.67%) C
8 9 (6.67%) C++
8 9 (6.67%) Perl
9 7 (5.19%) Korn
10 6 (4.44%) PHP
10 6 (4.44%) SQL
11 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.96%) C#
13 3 (2.22%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.15%) CCNA
1 11 (8.15%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.93%) MCSE
2 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (4.44%) MCSA
5 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.22%) Degree
5 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.48%) CCENT
6 2 (1.48%) CEH
6 2 (1.48%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.48%) MCP
6 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.48%) PMP
6 2 (1.48%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) DICOM
3 2 (1.48%) HL7
System Software
1 54 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.19%) KVM
3 7 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.96%) Dovecot
4 4 (2.96%) iptables
4 4 (2.96%) Sendmail
4 4 (2.96%) Squid
5 2 (1.48%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.48%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.48%) Postfix
5 2 (1.48%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) Ceph
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (13.33%) SCCM
2 11 (8.15%) Nagios
3 10 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (6.67%) Cacti
4 9 (6.67%) Puppet
5 8 (5.93%) SCOM
6 7 (5.19%) OpenNebula
7 5 (3.70%) WSUS
8 4 (2.96%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.48%) MOM
9 2 (1.48%) Opsview
10 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 44 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.70%) Apple
3 27 (20.00%) VMware
4 14 (10.37%) Cisco
5 11 (8.15%) Dell
6 10 (7.41%) Citrix
7 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.19%) Lotus
8 7 (5.19%) NetApp
9 6 (4.44%) Google
9 6 (4.44%) IBM
10 5 (3.70%) Oracle
11 4 (2.96%) Remedy
12 3 (2.22%) Cognos
12 3 (2.22%) HP
12 3 (2.22%) Splunk
13 2 (1.48%) F5
13 2 (1.48%) Meraki
13 2 (1.48%) Qualys
13 2 (1.48%) Samsung