The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 86
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.86% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.83%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 253 322 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 18.08% 18.02% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 178 151
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 40
Median hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.51% +4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £28.50 £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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Manchester

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Manchester