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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Rank 589 575 572
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 56 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 63 38
Median daily rate £379 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
-34.72% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 10
Median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £11.95 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £22.60 £180.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+33.65% +4.00%

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
11450 12557 12515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.19% 21.43% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7275 7404 7122
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 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 980 1066
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

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 31 August 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 20 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 31 August 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 -23 56 £379 -5.31% 18
London -27 46 £380 +100.00% 9
City of London +26 5 £135 -52.21% 3
East of England +20 5 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 3 - - 1
North West +16 2 £186 +24.16%
Hertfordshire +6 2 £375 - 1
Merseyside +5 2 £186 +37.96%
Liverpool +3 2 £186 +37.96%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Warwick - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - - 1
South West +18 1 - -
South East +6 1 - - 4
Oxford - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (68.38%) Windows
2 51 (43.59%) Linux
3 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
5 41 (35.04%) Windows 7
6 37 (31.62%) Unix
6 37 (31.62%) MS Office
6 37 (31.62%) Apple
7 35 (29.91%) ITIL
8 28 (23.93%) Apple iOS
9 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (18.80%) TDD
10 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (18.80%) Python
10 22 (18.80%) Windows 8
11 20 (17.09%) Android
12 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
13 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
14 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (13.68%) DNS
15 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
15 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.82%) SCCM
16 15 (12.82%) VMware
17 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (11.11%) Finance
17 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (10.26%) Data Centre

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 19 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.40%) IIS
4 9 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.98%) Apache
6 7 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.13%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
9 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.71%) nginx
11 2 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (31.62%) MS Office
2 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.85%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (9.40%) Office 365
2 8 (6.84%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.27%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.71%) SaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Yammer
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.85%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) DNS
2 12 (10.26%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) HTTP
3 9 (7.69%) DHCP
4 7 (5.98%) LDAP
5 6 (5.13%) LAN
5 6 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.13%) VPN
6 5 (4.27%) WAN
7 4 (3.42%) Internet
7 4 (3.42%) NAS
7 4 (3.42%) VoIP
7 4 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.56%) Network Security
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (1.71%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.71%) Wireless
9 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.84%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.56%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.27%) Xcode
2 4 (3.42%) Babel
2 4 (3.42%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (3.42%) Mocha
2 4 (3.42%) webpack
3 1 (0.85%) Android Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Gradle
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Back Office
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) French Language
4 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 2 (1.71%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (23.08%) Developer
2 20 (17.09%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.68%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 12 (10.26%) Python Developer
6 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 10 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Administrator
9 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (6.84%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) Linux Scripter
9 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Linux Support
10 7 (5.98%) Linux Support Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Mac Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) Flask
1 8 (6.84%) SQLAlchemy
2 7 (5.98%) HTML
2 7 (5.98%) Regular Expression
3 5 (4.27%) UIKit
4 4 (3.42%) Chai
4 4 (3.42%) CSS
4 4 (3.42%) CSS3
4 4 (3.42%) HTML5
4 4 (3.42%) React
4 4 (3.42%) Web Components
4 4 (3.42%) XHTML
5 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.71%) Web Services
6 1 (0.85%) Android SDK
6 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (0.85%) Java Concurrency
6 1 (0.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.40%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.13%) iPad
3 6 (5.13%) iPhone
4 5 (4.27%) Apple TV
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.71%) BYOD
7 2 (1.71%) Fintech
7 2 (1.71%) Neural Network
7 2 (1.71%) PACS
7 2 (1.71%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.85%) Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (68.38%) Windows
2 51 (43.59%) Linux
3 41 (35.04%) Windows 7
4 37 (31.62%) Unix
5 28 (23.93%) Apple iOS
6 22 (18.80%) Windows 8
6 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (17.09%) Android
8 18 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 16 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (8.55%) Mac OS X
11 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
12 9 (7.69%) Windows Vista
13 5 (4.27%) AIX
13 5 (4.27%) Solaris
14 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.71%) VMS
15 2 (1.71%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) ITIL
2 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.80%) TDD
4 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.26%) Migration
6 10 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (8.55%) DevOps
6 10 (8.55%) Pair Programming
7 9 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (7.69%) Project Management
8 8 (6.84%) iOS Development
9 7 (5.98%) ITSM
9 7 (5.98%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (5.13%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (5.13%) Information Security
10 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.27%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.80%) Python
2 16 (13.68%) Shell Script
3 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
4 9 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.98%) Perl
6 6 (5.13%) Java
6 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.13%) SQL
7 5 (4.27%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.42%) ES6
9 3 (2.56%) C#
9 3 (2.56%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) VBScript
10 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) CCNA
1 11 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) MCSE
3 7 (5.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (5.13%) MCSA
4 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.42%) MCP
6 3 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.56%) CISSP
6 3 (2.56%) Degree
7 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.71%) CCENT
7 2 (1.71%) CEH
7 2 (1.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) DICOM
3 2 (1.71%) HL7
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.56%) XenApp
5 2 (1.71%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.71%) Postfix
5 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (12.82%) SCCM
2 8 (6.84%) SCOM
3 6 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (4.27%) WSUS
5 4 (3.42%) Nagios
6 2 (1.71%) Cacti
6 2 (1.71%) MOM
6 2 (1.71%) Opsview
6 2 (1.71%) Puppet
6 2 (1.71%) SCSM
7 1 (0.85%) EnCase
7 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) FTK
Vendors
1 48 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (31.62%) Apple
3 15 (12.82%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) Cisco
4 12 (10.26%) Citrix
4 12 (10.26%) Dell
5 9 (7.69%) Lotus
6 7 (5.98%) NetApp
7 6 (5.13%) Google
8 5 (4.27%) IBM
8 5 (4.27%) Oracle
8 5 (4.27%) Splunk
9 4 (3.42%) Remedy
10 3 (2.56%) Cognos
10 3 (2.56%) Samsung
10 3 (2.56%) Sophos
11 2 (1.71%) Adobe
11 2 (1.71%) BMC
11 2 (1.71%) HP
11 2 (1.71%) Novell
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