Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 23 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 184 194
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.046% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £325 - -
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +115.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +7.14%

Mac OS 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 1003 1027 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.89% 23.70% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 578 589
Scotland median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £153 £161 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £473
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £28.26 £42.15 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in Scotland

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in Scotland

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in Scotland

Mac OS
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 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in Scotland

Mac OS
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -7 4 £115 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Moodle
4 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQLite
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) CSS

Mac OS
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 (14.29%) Moodle
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Operator
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware