Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 20 October 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 188 186
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 1.02% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 16
South West median daily rate £475 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.56% +25.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £403 £142 £121
90th Percentile £529 £483 £623
England median daily rate £225 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -46.75% +5.63% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +45.45% +3.87%

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,327 978 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.97% 17.79% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 568 740
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £155 £146 £135
90th Percentile £563 £494 £550
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 88 111
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the South West

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Bristol -15 3 £475 +75.93% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -2 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £525 -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 South West region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) SSCP
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
1 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
1 1 (14.29%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) CodeSonar
3 1 (14.29%) git-flow
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Robot Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Akka
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) COM
2 1 (14.29%) Django
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) spray
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) Linux+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) VMware