The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.63% 0.66% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 2.50% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £158 - £163
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 - £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £176 - £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.75% -8.06%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 80 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.94% 26.40% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 120 156
Median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £128 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £528 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 22
Median hourly rate £17.77 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.80 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £23.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Oxford

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Oxford

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) OpenBSD
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware