The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 April 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 (including macOS Sierra)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 113 129
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 1.97% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £492 £160 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +207.50% -54.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £256 £350
% change year-on-year +46.34% -26.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £23.43 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.38 -
% change year-on-year +31.51% -  

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 527 557 674
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.57% 21.72% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 301 325
Median daily rate £350 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 85 102
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +7.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £40.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in the East of England

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in the East of England

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in the East of England

Mac OS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Essex -10 5 £175 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £550 -
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East of England region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 5 (35.71%) Docker
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Node.js
4 5 (35.71%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) SCCM
5 4 (28.57%) HTC Vive
5 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (28.57%) WebEx
6 3 (21.43%) iPad
6 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
6 3 (21.43%) iPhone
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (21.43%) InfoPath
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) InfoPath
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) WebEx
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) FileMaker
1 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) CMake
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Support Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JAAS
2 1 (7.14%) JAXB
2 1 (7.14%) JPA
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (28.57%) HTC Vive
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (21.43%) iPad
3 3 (21.43%) iPhone
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (35.71%) Dashboard Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 2 (14.29%) CAD
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) MCTS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 2 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
2 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
3 2 (14.29%) Autodesk
3 2 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle