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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 143 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.03% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £140 £150 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +29.16%
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
585 387 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.45% 16.17% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 200 213
Median daily rate £395 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 81
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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
Dudley - 3 £100 -
Birmingham -12 2 £180 +20.00%
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Economics
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WLAN
4 3 (37.50%) MVS
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Junos
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) Junos
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) IMAP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Economics
1 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) MVS
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Fedora
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) ITSM
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Mitel
2 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 1 (12.50%) Veeam