Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 20 October 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 - 190
Rank change year-on-year - +190 -2
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Scotland median daily rate £130 - £263
10th Percentile £119 - £257
90th Percentile £143 - £269
UK median daily rate £225 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -47.06% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -17.39% +53.33% -5.57%

Mac OS X is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,071 1,008 1,175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.12% 20.97% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 490 655
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.94%
10th Percentile £128 £150 £174
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -47.90% +60.81%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £13.38
90th Percentile £43.38 £26.88 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.03% +6.06% -

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Scotland

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £130 - 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) iPhone
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 2 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) iPad
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Blog
3 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter