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 23 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 258 275
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £325 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +75.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £218
% change year-on-year +13.33% +72.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +54.00%  

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 1699 2211 2404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.95% 24.67% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1302 1261
Median daily rate £386 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 155 246
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +29.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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
Surrey +8 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Capita
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) SAML
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Mac OS
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Mac Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Capita
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto