The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
England / South East
Rank 230 260 254
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £263 £256 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -48.75%  
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 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 1689 2323 2341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.84% 25.19% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1419 1157
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 £210 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 159 213
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.36% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Mac OS
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +14 5 - - 1
Oxfordshire -10 3 £225 -32.07%
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 £301 -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
3 5 (26.32%) Apple
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Skype
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) C++
5 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) MCSE
6 2 (10.53%) MCSA
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.26%) HAProxy

Mac OS
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 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Skype
1 3 (15.79%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) IMAP
2 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) MRTG
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Mac Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Mac Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Debian
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Android Development
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Ceph
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Dovecot
3 1 (5.26%) iptables
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Cacti
1 1 (5.26%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) RANCID
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Apple
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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