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 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 53 48
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 0.21% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.50% 0.74% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £161 £650 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.19% +300.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

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 80 135 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 24.39% 28.01% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 103
Median daily rate £210 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -7.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.23 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Cirencester - 1 £210 -
Mac OS X
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) DBS Check
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet

Mac OS X
Co-occurring 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Apple
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware