The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 133 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.12% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 0.74% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
515 407 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.16% 15.94% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 185 237
Median daily rate £360 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.61% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 57 85
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the West Midlands region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Birmingham - 8 £463 - 2
Dudley - 2 - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 12 (80.00%) Unix
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Web Development
2 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) OO PHP
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) OO
4 7 (46.67%) HTTP
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
5 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Web Design
5 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SAN
8 3 (20.00%) MVS
8 3 (20.00%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) ITSM
8 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Junos
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (20.00%) Economics
2 3 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.67%) BYOD
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) MVS
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Web Development
2 8 (53.33%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) OO PHP
3 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (40.00%) Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) MobileIron