Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 February 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 219 244
Rank change year-on-year +30 +25 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 36 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.60% 0.64% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.52% 3.24% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 27
Central London median daily rate £150 £225 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -55.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £125 £125 £167
90th Percentile £596 £575 £584
London median daily rate £228 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -46.35% +1.19% +52.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.88 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.44% -7.87% -
London median hourly rate £26.50 £23.00 £30.38
% change year-on-year +15.22% -24.28% +125.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,022 1,759 1,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.12% 19.80% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 1,305 1,397
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £149 £155 £213
90th Percentile £637 £638 £650
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 61
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +8.41% -8.95%
10th Percentile £13.85 £14.08 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £30.45 £27.50
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -6.50%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in Central London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in Central London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in Central London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in Central London

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
City of London +55 27 £130 -7.96% 12
City of Westminster -4 2 £538 -2.27%
West End of London +45 1 £500 +33.33%
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £150 -
Mac OS X
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Office 365
2 21 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 17 (47.22%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
4 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 13 (36.11%) Adobe
5 13 (36.11%) Apple
5 13 (36.11%) Ivanti
5 13 (36.11%) Break/Fix
6 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
6 11 (30.56%) Android
6 11 (30.56%) Linux
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
10 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) Blackberry
10 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.67%) Jamf Pro
11 6 (16.67%) TDD
11 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
13 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (11.11%) DevOps
13 4 (11.11%) ITIL
13 4 (11.11%) Java

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 7 (19.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (58.33%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Azure
3 2 (5.56%) AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) G Suite
4 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.78%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) Skype
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Mockito
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Desktop Support
2 14 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Mac Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Mac Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Technician
8 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
1 3 (8.33%) JAX-RS
1 3 (8.33%) REST
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) Django
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) Dropwizard
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) BYOD
3 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Blog
4 1 (2.78%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) Android
4 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
4 11 (30.56%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Unix
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (36.11%) Break/Fix
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
4 6 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 3 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Line Management
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Microservices
8 2 (5.56%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) Java 8
2 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 3 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Adobe
1 13 (36.11%) Apple
1 13 (36.11%) Ivanti
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
3 3 (8.33%) Xerox
4 2 (5.56%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) FactSet
4 2 (5.56%) Meraki
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) Reuters
5 1 (2.78%) Bomgar
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) VMware