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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

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 67 116 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.41% 28.43% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 39
Median daily rate £305 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) X-Windows
1 4 (66.67%) DameWare
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Mac OS X
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) X-Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 2 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) LANDesk