The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 28 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.

Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -34.61% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +32.46% -  

Mac OS 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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 120 292 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.26% 28.88% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 173 137
Median daily rate £475 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £24.21 £32.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.52% +124.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £14.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Mac OS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in Reading

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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 Reading region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IMAP
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Ceph
1 1 (100.00%) Dovecot
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) RANCID
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware