Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 181 179
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.12% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.61% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £120 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.00% - -
UK median daily rate £275 £390 £425
% change year-on-year -29.49% -8.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £29.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -22.03% +96.67% -10.31%

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 1,073 982 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.67% 19.80% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 506 558
Scotland median daily rate £388 £390 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +19.36% -3.90%
10th Percentile £128 £155 £157
90th Percentile £525 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 42
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -7.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £13.03
90th Percentile £44.27 £35.00 £44.30
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -0.51% +7.69% -1.52%

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 16 December 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 0 2 £120 -70.00% 1
Glasgow -27 1 - -
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Blog

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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter