The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £268
% change year-on-year +13.33% +40.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 212 280 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.45% 21.15% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 122 109
Median daily rate £375 £387 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £290 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.56 £12.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -69.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £12.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Lumension
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Operator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lumension