The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
London / City of London
Rank 149 148 188
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.033% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £210 £210 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £210 £237
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
651 648 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.49% 21.09% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 476 872
Median daily rate £450 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 45
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS across the City of London region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the City of London region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Apple
5 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (36.36%) Android
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
6 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Ruby
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
8 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) VPN
9 1 (9.09%) vSphere
9 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
9 1 (9.09%) iPad
9 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (9.09%) Samsung

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) ICT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Go
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Shibboleth
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Samsung
3 1 (9.09%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) VMware