The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 52 79 68
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 2.33% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £200 - £383
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 - £13.00 -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 92 215 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.13% 22.14% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 102 80
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Median hourly rate £15.15 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £25.00 £20.19
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 Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Cheshire

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in Cheshire

Mac OS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warrington - 1 £200 -
Mac OS
North West

Mac OS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft