The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 3.25% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Median daily rate - £433 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 148 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 16.35% 34.34% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 91 55
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £43.00 £13.90
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Lancashire