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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Rank 601 568 568
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 52 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.77% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 72 42
Median daily rate £378 £394 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% +96.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £115 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £420 £338
% change year-on-year
-49.40% +24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Median hourly rate £14.23 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.06% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.10 £180.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -21.21%

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
11288 12261 12817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.15% 21.14% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7116 7286 7463
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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 £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 958 1112
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 22 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 29 September 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 -29 52 £378 -4.12% 24
London -20 41 £378 +16.15% 13
North West +5 4 £186 -30.69% 2
South East +15 3 £330 +1.53% 7
East of England +12 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Liverpool +6 2 £186 +37.96%
Merseyside +3 2 £186 +37.96%
Cambridge - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £185 - 2
Cheshire +9 1 - -
City of London +8 1 £135 -50.00% 1
Berkshire 0 1 £475 - 1
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Oxford - 1 £185 - 1
Preston - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 80 (66.67%) Windows
2 54 (45.00%) Linux
3 47 (39.17%) Microsoft
4 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
4 41 (34.17%) Unix
5 40 (33.33%) Apple
6 37 (30.83%) MS Office
7 35 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 32 (26.67%) ITIL
9 31 (25.83%) Apple iOS
10 27 (22.50%) Python
11 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (20.00%) Windows 8
13 23 (19.17%) TDD
14 21 (17.50%) Android
14 21 (17.50%) Shell Script
15 20 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
18 16 (13.33%) SCCM
19 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
20 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (11.67%) HTTP
21 13 (10.83%) VMware
21 13 (10.83%) DNS
21 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
21 13 (10.83%) Office 365
22 12 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

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 20 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.00%) IIS
4 8 (6.67%) Apache
4 8 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.17%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.67%) nginx
10 2 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (30.83%) MS Office
2 17 (14.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Office 365
2 12 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (5.00%) Google Apps
6 3 (2.50%) SaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Yammer
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.67%) HTTP
2 13 (10.83%) DNS
3 12 (10.00%) LDAP
4 11 (9.17%) Firewall
5 10 (8.33%) DHCP
6 7 (5.83%) LAN
7 6 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (5.00%) VPN
7 6 (5.00%) WAN
8 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.33%) NAS
10 3 (2.50%) Internet
10 3 (2.50%) Network Security
10 3 (2.50%) SSL
10 3 (2.50%) VoIP
11 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.67%) SMTP
11 2 (1.67%) Wireless
11 2 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.50%) MySQL
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.00%) Xcode
2 4 (3.33%) Babel
2 4 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (3.33%) Mocha
2 4 (3.33%) webpack
3 2 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Gradle
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 12 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.67%) Back Office
3 2 (1.67%) French Language
3 2 (1.67%) German Language
3 2 (1.67%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.83%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Desktop Support
4 14 (11.67%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (10.00%) Linux Scripter
5 12 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Linux Support
6 11 (9.17%) Linux Support Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.83%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.83%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.83%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) Regular Expression
2 8 (6.67%) Flask
2 8 (6.67%) HTML
2 8 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
3 6 (5.00%) UIKit
4 5 (4.17%) CSS
5 4 (3.33%) Chai
5 4 (3.33%) CSS3
5 4 (3.33%) HTML5
5 4 (3.33%) React
5 4 (3.33%) Web Components
5 4 (3.33%) Web Services
5 4 (3.33%) XHTML
6 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.67%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 8 (6.67%) iPhone
5 7 (5.83%) iPad
6 6 (5.00%) Apple TV
7 5 (4.17%) Smartphone
7 5 (4.17%) User Experience
8 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.67%) BYOD
10 2 (1.67%) Fintech
10 2 (1.67%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.67%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.83%) FMCG
11 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.83%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 80 (66.67%) Windows
2 54 (45.00%) Linux
3 41 (34.17%) Unix
4 35 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 31 (25.83%) Apple iOS
6 24 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 21 (17.50%) Android
8 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (8.33%) Windows Vista
13 8 (6.67%) Mac OS X
14 5 (4.17%) Windows 10
15 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.67%) CentOS
16 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.67%) VMS
16 2 (1.67%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) ITIL
2 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.17%) TDD
4 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.17%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) DevOps
6 10 (8.33%) Pair Programming
7 9 (7.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (7.50%) iOS Development
7 9 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (6.67%) Project Management
9 7 (5.83%) Migration
10 6 (5.00%) Information Security
10 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.17%) OO
11 5 (4.17%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) Python
2 21 (17.50%) Shell Script
3 12 (10.00%) Perl
4 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.67%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.00%) SQL
8 4 (3.33%) ES6
9 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.50%) C#
9 3 (2.50%) C++
9 3 (2.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.50%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) Korn
10 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.83%) CCNA
3 7 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.83%) MCSE
3 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.00%) MCSA
5 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.50%) CISSP
5 3 (2.50%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (2.50%) Degree
5 3 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (1.67%) CCENT
6 2 (1.67%) CEH
6 2 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.67%) PMP
6 2 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.83%) DICOM
4 1 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (34.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.50%) XenApp
4 2 (1.67%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.67%) Postfix
4 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.83%) Ceph
5 1 (0.83%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) iptables
5 1 (0.83%) KVM
5 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.83%) Squid
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.33%) SCOM
4 3 (2.50%) Cacti
4 3 (2.50%) Puppet
5 2 (1.67%) MOM
5 2 (1.67%) Opsview
5 2 (1.67%) SCSM
6 1 (0.83%) Ansible
6 1 (0.83%) EnCase
6 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) FTK
6 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.83%) RANCID
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (39.17%) Microsoft
2 40 (33.33%) Apple
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 12 (10.00%) Citrix
5 10 (8.33%) Cisco
6 8 (6.67%) Lotus
7 7 (5.83%) Google
8 6 (5.00%) Dell
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle
9 5 (4.17%) Splunk
10 3 (2.50%) Cognos
10 3 (2.50%) Samsung
10 3 (2.50%) Sophos
11 2 (1.67%) Adobe
11 2 (1.67%) BMC
11 2 (1.67%) F5
11 2 (1.67%) HP
11 2 (1.67%) Meraki
11 2 (1.67%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.67%) Qualys
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