The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 39 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 1.97% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 6.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £390
% change year-on-year -34.61% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +32.46% -  

Mac OS 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 67 115 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.41% 28.26% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 39
Median daily rate £305 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £511 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.33% +66.66%  
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 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in Cambridge

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Cambridge

Mac OS
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 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in Cambridge

Mac OS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10

Mac OS
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 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago