The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 42 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% - 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £120 - £130
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 88 137 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 26.67% 30.38% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 80
Median daily rate £140 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.83% -10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -38.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.10 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Gloucestershire

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Gloucestershire

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Gloucester - 5 £120 -
Mac OS X
South West

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Apple
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (50.00%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 8
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Apple
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) VMware