The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 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 Mac OS X
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 114
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.26% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.99% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.74%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +12.04% -2.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £12.40
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.82%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 462 608 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.73% 26.84% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 379 377
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 39 53
Median hourly rate £14.40 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.60% +92.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Hampshire

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Hampshire

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

1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) WMI
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Mac Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WMI