The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
England / South East
Rank 236 241 227
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 11 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 1.04% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 19
Median daily rate £413 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -17.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £149 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £429 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.40
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.96%  

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1680 2308 2325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.84% 25.31% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1409 1147
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 158 207
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.76% +30.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.54 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in the South East

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 -
Hampshire +12 2 £425 +1.79%
Berkshire +20 1 £225 -30.76% 2
West Sussex +4 1 £650 +225.00%
Oxfordshire - 1 £225 - 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) MS Office
4 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
5 11 (29.73%) Web Development
5 11 (29.73%) Web Design
5 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
5 11 (29.73%) HTTP
5 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
5 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
6 10 (27.03%) Scala
6 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Subversion
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) Apple
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) Unix
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (24.32%) Office 365
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
8 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) HTTP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) Firewall
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) ADSL
6 3 (8.11%) NAS
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) Skype
6 3 (8.11%) SSL
6 3 (8.11%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Appium
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Calabash
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Mockito
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Scala Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Chief Technology Officer
5 4 (10.81%) Product Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Product Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Technician
6 3 (8.11%) Mac Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Support
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) COM+
2 1 (2.70%) EclipseLink
2 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.70%) JAAS
2 1 (2.70%) JAXB
2 1 (2.70%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (2.70%) JPA
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
2 1 (2.70%) Struts
2 1 (2.70%) Struts2
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) iPad
2 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
4 9 (24.32%) Unix
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Android
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
2 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
2 11 (29.73%) Web Design
2 11 (29.73%) Web Development
3 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Business Development
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Case Management
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) Scala
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Python
4 4 (10.81%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) MCSA
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Apple
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
3 3 (8.11%) SonicWALL
3 3 (8.11%) Veeam
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) Sophos
5 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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