The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 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 Mac OS X
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.16% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.63% 1.16% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £565 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.92% +232.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 172 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.65% 31.22% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 97 116
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £127 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Wales

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
West Wales -4 1 £475 -15.92%
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (88.89%) REST
2 8 (88.89%) Neo4j
2 8 (88.89%) Kafka
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RS
2 8 (88.89%) Microservices
2 8 (88.89%) Spring Boot
2 8 (88.89%) Dropwizard
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Deployment
3 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (77.78%) iXBRL
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Web Design
4 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Go
5 5 (55.56%) Finance

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
1 8 (88.89%) Neo4j
2 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Dropwizard
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) JAX-RS
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) Kafka
1 8 (88.89%) REST
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
1 8 (88.89%) Spring Boot
2 7 (77.78%) iXBRL
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Deployment
1 8 (88.89%) Microservices
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (77.78%) Web Design
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas
1 1 (11.11%) VMware