The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 42 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.68% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 0.85% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £140 £140 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.08% -32.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £140 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £140 £207
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

Mac OS X is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 80 118 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 27.03% 33.62% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 72 123
Median daily rate £213 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 11
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
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