The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mac OS X Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X Server 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 Mac OS X Server
UK
Rank 606 625 597
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X Server 3 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.030% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.032% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 19
Median daily rate £270 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +52.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mac OS X Server 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9269 11457 11583
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.72% 21.53% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5907 7099 6585
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 681 957
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Mac OS X Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mac OS X Server 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 Server in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X Server in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X Server in the UK

Mac OS X Server
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X Server within the UK 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
England +27 3 £270 -1.81% 1
London +18 3 £270 -1.81%

Mac OS X Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mac OS X Server.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) G Suite
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (66.67%) Python

Mac OS X Server
Top Related IT Skills 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Mac Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (66.67%) Disk Encryption
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Release Management
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VirtualBox
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL