The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 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.

Apple Mac OS X
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 1.96% 1.96%
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 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.40
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 126 153 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 23.38% 24.48% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 55
Median daily rate £315 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +34.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.03 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Cambridgeshire

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Cambridgeshire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Peterborough - 4 - -
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) X-Windows
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) DameWare
4 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
6 2 (15.38%) iPad
6 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
7 1 (7.69%) Docker
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Node.js
7 1 (7.69%) REST
7 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Service Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) iOS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) X-Windows
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) LANDesk
2 1 (7.69%) Apple