The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 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 Mac OS X
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 414 435
Rank change year-on-year +26 +21  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 199 210 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.24% 1.86% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 129 94
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £128 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +18.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.05 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £28.30 £20.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.75% -8.06%  

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8889 11314 11220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.56% 22.88% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11933 16372 15346
Median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £566 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1219 1404 2348
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London -20 87 £413 +40.42% 34
East of England +33 37 £475 +239.28% 5
North of England +65 32 £475 +10.46% 6
Yorkshire +29 28 £475 +10.46% 3
South East +19 19 £390 -10.85% 9
West Midlands +39 18 £513 +266.07% 1
Midlands +14 18 £513 -14.58% 2
South West -9 6 £330 -40.00%
North West +20 3 £450 +9.75% 2
North East +72 1 £550 +74.60% 1
Mac OS X
UK

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

1 230 (61.83%) Linux
2 191 (51.34%) Unix
3 169 (45.43%) Git (software)
4 156 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (41.40%) Windows
6 140 (37.63%) Java
7 125 (33.60%) CSS
8 123 (33.06%) HTML
9 116 (31.18%) Relational Database
10 113 (30.38%) JavaScript
10 113 (30.38%) TDD
11 103 (27.69%) Configuration Management
12 101 (27.15%) Test Automation
13 98 (26.34%) Web Development
14 85 (22.85%) HTTP
15 84 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (22.31%) Python
17 78 (20.97%) Active Directory
18 75 (20.16%) Mentoring
19 71 (19.09%) Microsoft
20 70 (18.82%) DevOps
21 69 (18.55%) Web Design
21 69 (18.55%) Responsive Web Design
22 68 (18.28%) Subversion
23 65 (17.47%) Windows 7
24 58 (15.59%) Ruby
24 58 (15.59%) Scrum
25 55 (14.78%) REST
26 52 (13.98%) Apple
27 51 (13.71%) Web Services

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (4.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.76%) Confluence
2 14 (3.76%) JBoss
3 11 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.88%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.34%) Apache
9 4 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.81%) WordPress
11 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.54%) nginx
12 1 (0.27%) Jetty
12 1 (0.27%) Mule
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (6.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.18%) Office 365
3 15 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.08%) GitHub
4 4 (1.08%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (0.81%) G Suite
5 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.54%) Route 53
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.85%) HTTP
2 44 (11.83%) Wireless
3 31 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.53%) Firewall
5 24 (6.45%) SSL
6 23 (6.18%) Internet
7 22 (5.91%) LAN
8 21 (5.65%) DNS
9 19 (5.11%) DHCP
10 17 (4.57%) LDAP
11 15 (4.03%) VPN
12 14 (3.76%) WAN
13 12 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (2.42%) 3G
15 9 (2.42%) GPRS
15 9 (2.42%) GSM
15 9 (2.42%) LTE
15 9 (2.42%) SGSN
15 9 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (31.18%) Relational Database
2 43 (11.56%) MySQL
3 26 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.30%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.03%) MariaDB
6 14 (3.76%) Redis
7 10 (2.69%) Neo4j
8 9 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.42%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.15%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.08%) MS Access
12 2 (0.54%) Big Data
12 2 (0.54%) Flink
12 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 169 (45.43%) Git (software)
2 68 (18.28%) Subversion
3 38 (10.22%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.91%) SoapUI
5 19 (5.11%) JUnit
6 15 (4.03%) JIRA
7 14 (3.76%) Mockito
8 13 (3.49%) Maven
9 10 (2.69%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.69%) gulp
9 10 (2.69%) Selenium
9 10 (2.69%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.42%) Appium
10 9 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (2.42%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.88%) Grunt
12 5 (1.34%) Calabash
12 5 (1.34%) Xcode
13 4 (1.08%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.08%) Protractor
General
1 38 (10.22%) Finance
2 29 (7.80%) Marketing
3 26 (6.99%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.72%) Electronics
4 25 (6.72%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.49%) Banking
6 11 (2.96%) Retail
7 6 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
7 6 (1.61%) Games
8 4 (1.08%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.08%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (46.24%) Developer
2 85 (22.85%) Java Developer
3 56 (15.05%) Analyst
4 40 (10.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 31 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 31 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 30 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 23 (6.18%) Desktop Support
8 22 (5.91%) Scala Developer
9 21 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (5.38%) Architect
11 18 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.84%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.84%) Technical Support
12 16 (4.30%) Agile Developer
12 16 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (4.30%) Mac Engineer
12 16 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
13 15 (4.03%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
14 14 (3.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (33.60%) CSS
2 123 (33.06%) HTML
3 55 (14.78%) REST
4 51 (13.71%) Web Services
5 45 (12.10%) XML
6 37 (9.95%) Middleware
7 35 (9.41%) JSON
8 31 (8.33%) SOAP
9 26 (6.99%) Hibernate
10 24 (6.45%) XSD
11 23 (6.18%) JSON Schema
11 23 (6.18%) WSDL
12 22 (5.91%) Node.js
13 18 (4.84%) React
14 17 (4.57%) Spring
15 16 (4.30%) JPA
16 15 (4.03%) EclipseLink
17 14 (3.76%) JAAS
17 14 (3.76%) RESTful
17 14 (3.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.83%) User Experience
2 19 (5.11%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.30%) Blackberry
5 14 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.96%) Blog
8 8 (2.15%) iPhone
8 8 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.34%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.08%) iPad
10 4 (1.08%) Online Games
11 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.81%) PDA
12 2 (0.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.54%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 230 (61.83%) Linux
2 191 (51.34%) Unix
3 154 (41.40%) Windows
4 65 (17.47%) Windows 7
5 49 (13.17%) Android
6 47 (12.63%) Apple iOS
7 34 (9.14%) Windows 10
8 29 (7.80%) Windows Server
9 19 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.23%) Windows 8
11 11 (2.96%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.69%) Windows Phone
13 9 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.15%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.08%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (30.38%) TDD
3 103 (27.69%) Configuration Management
4 101 (27.15%) Test Automation
5 98 (26.34%) Web Development
6 84 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (20.16%) Mentoring
8 70 (18.82%) DevOps
9 69 (18.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 69 (18.55%) Web Design
10 58 (15.59%) Scrum
11 51 (13.71%) Line Management
12 48 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
12 48 (12.90%) ITIL
12 48 (12.90%) Visualisation
13 44 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 41 (11.02%) BDD
15 38 (10.22%) Continuous Deployment
15 38 (10.22%) Front End Development
16 37 (9.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 140 (37.63%) Java
2 113 (30.38%) JavaScript
3 83 (22.31%) Python
4 58 (15.59%) Ruby
5 38 (10.22%) Scala
6 36 (9.68%) SQL
7 18 (4.84%) PHP
7 18 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.57%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.76%) Apple Swift
10 10 (2.69%) VB
11 9 (2.42%) C++
11 9 (2.42%) Perl
12 6 (1.61%) C#
13 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.34%) C
13 5 (1.34%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.34%) R
14 4 (1.08%) Groovy
14 4 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (6.45%) Degree
4 19 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.57%) CISM
5 17 (4.57%) CISSP
6 15 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (3.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 14 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 14 (3.76%) CCSP
7 14 (3.76%) SANS
8 10 (2.69%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.15%) BC Cleared
10 8 (2.15%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.61%) CCNA
11 6 (1.61%) MCSE
12 5 (1.34%) CCNP
13 4 (1.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.65%) SLA
2 12 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (2.42%) QA
5 7 (1.88%) WAI
6 6 (1.61%) WCAG
7 1 (0.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 78 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.11%) Docker
4 10 (2.69%) vSphere
5 8 (2.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.27%) Samba
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
10 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (6.18%) Ansible
2 14 (3.76%) Jamf Pro
2 14 (3.76%) SCCM
3 10 (2.69%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.42%) Puppet
5 4 (1.08%) Grafana
5 4 (1.08%) Nagios
5 4 (1.08%) StatsD
6 3 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.81%) cPanel
6 3 (0.81%) Terraform
7 2 (0.54%) Kibana
7 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.54%) logstash
7 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 2 (0.54%) SCSM
7 2 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.98%) Apple
3 26 (6.99%) Cisco
3 26 (6.99%) SAP
4 25 (6.72%) VMware
5 21 (5.65%) Oracle
6 17 (4.57%) WSO2
7 16 (4.30%) Google
8 14 (3.76%) Dell
8 14 (3.76%) LogRhythm
9 13 (3.49%) Citrix
10 12 (3.23%) Rapid7
11 11 (2.96%) MuleSoft
11 11 (2.96%) Splunk
12 9 (2.42%) LANDesk
12 9 (2.42%) MobileIron
13 8 (2.15%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.34%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.34%) Symantec
15 4 (1.08%) Zend
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