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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
UK
Rank 522 547 563
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 78 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 31
Median daily rate £275 £389 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +115.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £273 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £183 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
-53.79% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £19.10 £14.50 £12.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.72% +14.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.40 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £17.10 £16.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £12.68
% change year-on-year
+52.54% +16.32%

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
9443 10898 11363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.06% 21.43% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 6509 6686
Median daily rate £396 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
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 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 618 826 942
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 £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 18 January 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 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 18 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 +29 70 £200 -48.38% 34
London +15 45 £300 -20.00% 10
South East +27 7 £168 -68.09% 10
East of England - 6 £283 - 1
South West +13 5 £110 - 3
City of London -9 5 £180 -14.28% 5
Hertfordshire - 5 £283 -
Gloucestershire +5 4 £110 - 2
Gloucester +1 4 £110 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £400 -
West Yorkshire +18 3 £180 -62.10% 2
Yorkshire +12 3 £180 -62.10% 2
Leeds +7 3 £180 -62.10% 2
Wales - 3 £475 -
South Wales - 3 £475 -
Staines - 3 £185 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 5
Surrey - 3 £185 -
Scotland +21 2 £330 -17.50%
Manchester +11 2 £375 +5.26% 4
North West +9 2 £375 -3.22% 4
Newport - 2 £431 -
Hammersmith - 2 £158 -
Edinburgh +18 1 - -
Oxfordshire 0 1 £150 -
Wiltshire - 1 £175 - 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £150 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 110 (78.01%) Windows
2 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 58 (41.13%) MS Office
4 44 (31.21%) Apple
5 43 (30.50%) Windows 7
6 42 (29.79%) Linux
7 40 (28.37%) Active Directory
8 33 (23.40%) ITIL
9 31 (21.99%) Apple iOS
10 28 (19.86%) Unix
11 25 (17.73%) Android
12 21 (14.89%) Python
13 20 (14.18%) MS Exchange
14 18 (12.77%) Blackberry
14 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.06%) Office 365
16 16 (11.35%) Citrix
17 15 (10.64%) Shell Script
18 14 (9.93%) LDAP
18 14 (9.93%) Windows 8
19 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
19 13 (9.22%) Perl
20 12 (8.51%) Java
20 12 (8.51%) DNS
20 12 (8.51%) Internet
20 12 (8.51%) Retail
20 12 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
20 12 (8.51%) Regular Expression
20 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
21 11 (7.80%) Remote Desktop

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 (14.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.80%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.55%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.13%) nginx
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) SAS
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 58 (41.13%) MS Office
2 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.42%) InDesign
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Eikon
2 1 (0.71%) Radian6
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Office 365
2 6 (4.26%) G Suite
3 5 (3.55%) SaaS
4 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.93%) LDAP
2 12 (8.51%) DNS
2 12 (8.51%) Internet
3 11 (7.80%) Remote Desktop
3 11 (7.80%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (7.09%) DHCP
5 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.67%) VPN
6 7 (4.96%) Firewall
7 6 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.26%) HTTP
8 4 (2.84%) Skype
9 3 (2.13%) VoIP
9 3 (2.13%) WLAN
10 2 (1.42%) LAN
10 2 (1.42%) SMTP
10 2 (1.42%) WAN
11 1 (0.71%) IMAP
11 1 (0.71%) Intranet
11 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.42%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.84%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.84%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.84%) JIRA
4 3 (2.13%) Babel
4 3 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (2.13%) Mocha
4 3 (2.13%) webpack
4 3 (2.13%) Xcode
5 2 (1.42%) MSI
5 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) CMake
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 12 (8.51%) Retail
2 11 (7.80%) Finance
3 7 (4.96%) Banking
4 6 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.55%) Marketing
6 4 (2.84%) Publishing
7 2 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Legal
7 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Desktop Support
4 19 (13.48%) Mac Engineer
5 18 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (12.06%) Analyst
7 16 (11.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (10.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (9.22%) IT Support
10 12 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (7.80%) Windows Support Engineer
12 10 (7.09%) Applications Engineer
12 10 (7.09%) IT Engineer
12 10 (7.09%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Applications Support
13 8 (5.67%) Applications Support Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (5.67%) Linux Scripter
13 8 (5.67%) Linux Support
13 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) Regular Expression
2 8 (5.67%) Web Services
3 7 (4.96%) CSS
3 7 (4.96%) HTML
3 7 (4.96%) Node.js
4 6 (4.26%) CSS3
4 6 (4.26%) HTML5
4 6 (4.26%) RESTful
5 5 (3.55%) JSON
6 3 (2.13%) Chai
6 3 (2.13%) React
6 3 (2.13%) Redux
6 3 (2.13%) Swagger
6 3 (2.13%) Web Components
6 3 (2.13%) XHTML
7 2 (1.42%) .NET
7 2 (1.42%) DOM
7 2 (1.42%) UIKit
7 2 (1.42%) XML
8 1 (0.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) BYOD
4 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.55%) iPad
5 5 (3.55%) iPhone
6 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.42%) Apple TV
7 2 (1.42%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Social Media
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 110 (78.01%) Windows
2 43 (30.50%) Windows 7
3 42 (29.79%) Linux
4 31 (21.99%) Apple iOS
5 28 (19.86%) Unix
6 25 (17.73%) Android
7 14 (9.93%) Windows 8
8 11 (7.80%) Mac OS X
8 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (7.09%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.38%) Windows 10
10 9 (6.38%) Windows Server
10 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.84%) Debian
11 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.42%) CentOS
13 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.40%) ITIL
2 18 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (8.51%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.67%) TDD
4 8 (5.67%) Time Management
5 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (4.96%) DevOps
5 7 (4.96%) Functional Testing
6 6 (4.26%) Network Management
6 6 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.26%) Service Management
6 6 (4.26%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.55%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (3.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.84%) Coaching
8 4 (2.84%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.84%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (2.84%) Front End Development
8 4 (2.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.89%) Python
2 15 (10.64%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.22%) Perl
4 12 (8.51%) Java
5 10 (7.09%) Ruby
6 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.96%) Scala
8 6 (4.26%) Go
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
9 4 (2.84%) SQL
10 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.13%) ES6
10 3 (2.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.42%) AppleScript
11 2 (1.42%) C
11 2 (1.42%) C#
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) Korn
12 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.26%) DBS Check
2 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.13%) MCP
5 2 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) MCSA
5 2 (1.42%) MCSE
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CCA
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CISSP
6 1 (0.71%) Degree
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) EnCE
6 1 (0.71%) GCIH
6 1 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 40 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.55%) XenApp
4 4 (2.84%) Docker
4 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) NFS
5 3 (2.13%) Samba
6 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.71%) Ceph
7 1 (0.71%) Dovecot
7 1 (0.71%) iptables
7 1 (0.71%) KVM
7 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.71%) Squid
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) SCCM
2 5 (3.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.84%) Ansible
3 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.13%) systemd
5 2 (1.42%) SCSM
6 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.71%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.71%) EnCase
6 1 (0.71%) FTK
6 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.71%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) RANCID
6 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.21%) Apple
3 16 (11.35%) Citrix
4 11 (7.80%) Lotus
5 10 (7.09%) Cisco
5 10 (7.09%) VMware
6 9 (6.38%) Google
7 5 (3.55%) Bloomberg
7 5 (3.55%) HP
7 5 (3.55%) Reuters
8 4 (2.84%) Adobe
9 3 (2.13%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.42%) BMC
10 2 (1.42%) Dell
10 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.42%) Splunk
11 1 (0.71%) Avaya
11 1 (0.71%) Intel
11 1 (0.71%) Remedy
11 1 (0.71%) Sophos
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