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 23 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 macOS
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 41 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 1.38% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 4.20% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £228 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £218
% change year-on-year +13.33% +72.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +54.00%  

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 83 119 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 27.57% 32.78% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 74 117
Median daily rate £213 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 5 12
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 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Presales
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Information Security
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) LAN

Mac OS
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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
1 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware