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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
UK
Rank 520 542 570
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +28
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 77 87 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.78% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +120.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £287 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-41.93% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% -5.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
9241 11132 11654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 21.43% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5935 6792 6736
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 741 888
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 28 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 26 February 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 +15 69 £400 +6.66% 31
London +10 45 £450 +20.00% 17
South East +23 10 £225 -35.71% 5
East of England -5 7 £283 +76.56% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £283 -
Hampshire - 6 - -
South West +8 5 £110 -
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £400 -
Gloucester - 5 £110 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £110 -
Scotland +26 4 £340 -15.00% 1
City of London - 4 £475 - 4
Oxfordshire -5 3 £225 -32.07%
Yorkshire +18 2 £180 -48.57% 2
West Yorkshire +16 2 £180 -57.64% 1
Leeds +1 2 £180 -57.64% 1
Oxford +1 2 £225 -
Newport - 2 £431 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £431 -
South Wales - 2 £431 -
Berkshire +13 1 £400 -23.80%
Cambridge +3 1 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 - -
West End 0 1 £195 -46.75%
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Stirling - 1 £330 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (68.83%) Windows
2 59 (38.31%) Linux
2 59 (38.31%) Microsoft
3 53 (34.42%) MS Office
4 40 (25.97%) Unix
5 37 (24.03%) Active Directory
5 37 (24.03%) Apple
6 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (22.73%) Windows 7
7 31 (20.13%) Java
8 29 (18.83%) Ruby
9 28 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 27 (17.53%) Python
11 26 (16.88%) ITIL
12 23 (14.94%) Android
13 19 (12.34%) Web Development
13 19 (12.34%) Blackberry
14 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
15 16 (10.39%) Continuous Deployment
16 15 (9.74%) Office 365
16 15 (9.74%) Citrix
16 15 (9.74%) Perl
17 14 (9.09%) Go
17 14 (9.09%) Scala
18 13 (8.44%) Retail
18 13 (8.44%) Web Services
19 12 (7.79%) LDAP
19 12 (7.79%) Internet
20 11 (7.14%) RESTful
20 11 (7.14%) Mac OS X

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 18 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.49%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 53 (34.42%) MS Office
2 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.30%) InDesign
3 2 (1.30%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Eikon
2 1 (0.65%) Radian6
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.74%) Office 365
2 5 (3.25%) G Suite
3 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) SaaS
4 3 (1.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Internet
1 12 (7.79%) LDAP
2 11 (7.14%) DNS
3 10 (6.49%) VPN
4 9 (5.84%) DHCP
5 8 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (4.55%) Firewall
7 5 (3.25%) HTTP
7 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.60%) Skype
9 3 (1.95%) VoIP
9 3 (1.95%) WLAN
10 2 (1.30%) LAN
10 2 (1.30%) WAN
11 1 (0.65%) IMAP
11 1 (0.65%) Intranet
11 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.30%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
3 4 (2.60%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.60%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.30%) Babel
4 2 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.30%) Mocha
4 2 (1.30%) MSI
4 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.30%) webpack
4 2 (1.30%) Xcode
5 1 (0.65%) CMake
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 13 (8.44%) Retail
2 9 (5.84%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Banking
4 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.25%) Marketing
6 4 (2.60%) Publishing
7 3 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.30%) Games
9 1 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (30.52%) Support Engineer
2 43 (27.92%) Developer
3 20 (12.99%) Mac Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Desktop Support
5 16 (10.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (9.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) IT Support
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Analyst
9 11 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.84%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.44%) Web Services
2 11 (7.14%) RESTful
2 11 (7.14%) SAML
3 10 (6.49%) Regular Expression
4 9 (5.84%) Node.js
5 8 (5.19%) CSS
5 8 (5.19%) HTML
6 6 (3.90%) CSS3
6 6 (3.90%) HTML5
7 5 (3.25%) JSON
8 3 (1.95%) Swagger
9 2 (1.30%) .NET
9 2 (1.30%) Chai
9 2 (1.30%) DOM
9 2 (1.30%) React
9 2 (1.30%) Redux
9 2 (1.30%) Web Components
9 2 (1.30%) XHTML
9 2 (1.30%) XML
10 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.55%) BYOD
4 6 (3.90%) Blog
5 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.60%) iPhone
6 3 (1.95%) iPad
6 3 (1.95%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) Apple TV
7 1 (0.65%) Fintech
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (68.83%) Windows
2 59 (38.31%) Linux
3 40 (25.97%) Unix
4 35 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 28 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 23 (14.94%) Android
7 11 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 10 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (5.84%) Windows 10
9 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.19%) Windows Server
11 7 (4.55%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.60%) Debian
13 2 (1.30%) CentOS
13 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.65%) VMS
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.88%) ITIL
3 19 (12.34%) Web Development
4 16 (10.39%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (6.49%) Knowledge Management
6 9 (5.84%) DevOps
6 9 (5.84%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.84%) Time Management
7 8 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.55%) Network Management
8 7 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (3.90%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (3.90%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.90%) Functional Testing
9 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.90%) Service Management
9 6 (3.90%) TDD
10 5 (3.25%) Data Privacy
10 5 (3.25%) Data Security
11 4 (2.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) Java
2 29 (18.83%) Ruby
3 27 (17.53%) Python
4 15 (9.74%) Perl
5 14 (9.09%) Go
5 14 (9.09%) Scala
6 11 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.90%) C
9 4 (2.60%) PHP
9 4 (2.60%) SQL
10 3 (1.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.30%) AppleScript
11 2 (1.30%) C#
11 2 (1.30%) C++
11 2 (1.30%) ES6
11 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) DBS Check
2 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.30%) MCSA
5 2 (1.30%) MCSE
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) CCA
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
2 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.14%) Shibboleth
3 9 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.55%) Docker
5 5 (3.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.60%) XenApp
7 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.95%) NFS
7 3 (1.95%) Samba
7 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.65%) Ceph
8 1 (0.65%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.65%) iptables
8 1 (0.65%) KVM
8 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.65%) Squid
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Ansible
2 4 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.95%) systemd
3 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.65%) Cacti
4 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) RANCID
4 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.03%) Apple
3 15 (9.74%) Citrix
4 11 (7.14%) Cisco
5 10 (6.49%) Lotus
5 10 (6.49%) VMware
6 9 (5.84%) Google
7 6 (3.90%) Bloomberg
7 6 (3.90%) HP
7 6 (3.90%) Reuters
8 3 (1.95%) Adobe
9 2 (1.30%) BMC
9 2 (1.30%) Dell
9 2 (1.30%) Lumension
9 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Bomgar
10 1 (0.65%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.65%) Meraki
10 1 (0.65%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.65%) Splunk
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