Period
to 19 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 517 561 555
Rank change year-on-year +44 -6 -53
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 195 305 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.44% 1.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 217 201
England median daily rate £280 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -10.71% -1.18%
10th Percentile £130 £123 £145
90th Percentile £600 £580 £585
UK median daily rate £280 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -30.00% -4.76% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 17
England median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -25.20% +105.00%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.30 £23.60
90th Percentile £49.25 £27.05 £165.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £30.38
% change year-on-year -13.04% -24.28% +120.91%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13,533 18,941 19,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.73% 20.93% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,446 11,871 12,399
England median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £143 £163 £170
90th Percentile £611 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,219 1,157
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.40% +5.64%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £17.43
% change year-on-year +0.46% -0.06% +5.64%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
London +62 127 £223 -28.80% 51
South East +64 22 £380 +38.18% 5
North of England +34 21 £500 - 12
South West +12 16 £408 -22.38% 3
Yorkshire +28 14 £538 +2.38% 3
North West +11 7 £180 -47.06% 7
Midlands +52 6 £338 -0.74% 7
East Midlands +28 4 £125 -65.03% 7
West Midlands +34 2 £570 +418.07%
East of England +29 1 £750 +57.89% 4
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 120 (61.54%) Windows
2 83 (42.56%) Apple
3 66 (33.85%) Linux
4 63 (32.31%) Active Directory
4 63 (32.31%) Office 365
5 55 (28.21%) Microsoft
6 54 (27.69%) Windows 7
7 51 (26.15%) Windows 10
8 48 (24.62%) Apple iOS
8 48 (24.62%) Unix
9 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
9 41 (21.03%) Java
9 41 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (20.51%) Test Automation
11 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 35 (17.95%) Android
11 35 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (15.38%) ITIL
12 30 (15.38%) TDD
13 29 (14.87%) Git (software)
14 28 (14.36%) HTML
15 26 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
16 25 (12.82%) Azure
17 24 (12.31%) DevOps
17 24 (12.31%) Python
18 23 (11.79%) CSS
18 23 (11.79%) Adobe
19 22 (11.28%) REST
19 22 (11.28%) Ivanti
20 20 (10.26%) AWS

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (7.18%) Skype for Business
2 8 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.05%) IIS
4 4 (2.05%) JBoss
4 4 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
5 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.03%) Jetty
5 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) CINEMA 4D
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (32.31%) Office 365
2 25 (12.82%) Azure
3 20 (10.26%) AWS
4 11 (5.64%) GitHub
5 8 (4.10%) OneDrive
6 6 (3.08%) G Suite
7 4 (2.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.54%) Slack
8 3 (1.54%) Trello
9 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.03%) GCP
9 2 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.03%) SaaS
10 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Route 53
10 1 (0.51%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.72%) Wi-Fi
1 17 (8.72%) Wireless
2 14 (7.18%) Skype
3 12 (6.15%) HTTP
4 11 (5.64%) LAN
5 10 (5.13%) DNS
5 10 (5.13%) VPN
6 9 (4.62%) Structured Cabling
6 9 (4.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.10%) WAN
8 7 (3.59%) Firewall
9 6 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (3.08%) Internet
10 5 (2.56%) DHCP
11 4 (2.05%) SSL
12 3 (1.54%) Intranet
12 3 (1.54%) SSH
12 3 (1.54%) VoIP
13 2 (1.03%) IPsec
13 2 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.74%) MongoDB
2 14 (7.18%) MySQL
3 9 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.10%) Neo4j
4 8 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.54%) Big Data
7 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.13%) Mockito
4 9 (4.62%) Xcode
5 8 (4.10%) JIRA
5 8 (4.10%) Subversion
6 6 (3.08%) fastlane
7 4 (2.05%) Ant
7 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.05%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.03%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.03%) FishEye
9 2 (1.03%) Gradle
9 2 (1.03%) Hudson
9 2 (1.03%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.03%) Leiningen
9 2 (1.03%) Poseidon for UML
9 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (9.23%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.64%) Finance
3 7 (3.59%) Retail
4 5 (2.56%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Marketing
5 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Electronics
6 3 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (21.03%) Support Engineer
2 37 (18.97%) Developer
3 34 (17.44%) Desktop Support
4 25 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 25 (12.82%) Mac Engineer
5 22 (11.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 16 (8.21%) Analyst
6 16 (8.21%) Architect
7 14 (7.18%) IT Support
7 14 (7.18%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (6.15%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.13%) IT Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.62%) Service Desk Support
11 8 (4.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.59%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.36%) HTML
2 23 (11.79%) CSS
3 22 (11.28%) REST
4 17 (8.72%) JAX-RS
5 12 (6.15%) Node.js
6 11 (5.64%) ActiveMQ
6 11 (5.64%) HTML5
6 11 (5.64%) RESTful
7 10 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (4.62%) Hibernate
9 8 (4.10%) Dropwizard
9 8 (4.10%) XML
10 7 (3.59%) Django
11 6 (3.08%) .NET
11 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.56%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.56%) JSON
12 5 (2.56%) Spring
13 4 (2.05%) OAuth2
13 4 (2.05%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 12 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.64%) iPad
3 11 (5.64%) User Experience
4 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.59%) iPhone
6 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.05%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.05%) EPoS
6 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.54%) BYOD
7 3 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.54%) PKI
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.03%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 120 (61.54%) Windows
2 66 (33.85%) Linux
3 54 (27.69%) Windows 7
4 51 (26.15%) Windows 10
5 48 (24.62%) Apple iOS
5 48 (24.62%) Unix
6 35 (17.95%) Android
7 16 (8.21%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.67%) Mac OS
9 9 (4.62%) CentOS
9 9 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.62%) Windows Server
10 5 (2.56%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (1.54%) Solaris
11 3 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Debian
13 1 (0.51%) Fedora
13 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.51%) Test Automation
3 35 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (15.38%) ITIL
4 30 (15.38%) TDD
5 26 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 24 (12.31%) DevOps
7 20 (10.26%) Break/Fix
8 19 (9.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.74%) Deployment Automation
8 19 (9.74%) Web Development
9 18 (9.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (9.23%) Web Design
10 17 (8.72%) Open Source
11 15 (7.69%) Coaching
11 15 (7.69%) Service Management
12 13 (6.67%) Change Management
12 13 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 13 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 41 (21.03%) Java
2 35 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 24 (12.31%) Python
4 16 (8.21%) Ruby
5 12 (6.15%) Java 8
6 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.10%) Perl
8 8 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.59%) Apple Swift
10 6 (3.08%) SQL
11 5 (2.56%) PHP
11 5 (2.56%) Scala
12 4 (2.05%) C
13 3 (1.54%) Groovy
14 2 (1.03%) C#
14 2 (1.03%) C++
14 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (9.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.18%) DBS Check
3 10 (5.13%) MCP
3 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.59%) Degree
6 6 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 6 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.05%) Dell Certification
7 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.54%) MCSA
9 2 (1.03%) ACTC
9 2 (1.03%) CISSP
9 2 (1.03%) MCDST
10 1 (0.51%) ACSP
10 1 (0.51%) GPEN
10 1 (0.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) COBIT
2 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.54%) WAI
2 3 (1.54%) WCAG
3 2 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.23%) Docker
3 9 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.03%) Firmware
6 2 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.03%) Xen
7 1 (0.51%) KVM
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (9.23%) SCCM
2 17 (8.72%) Jamf Pro
3 14 (7.18%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.59%) WSUS
5 5 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.05%) Puppet
7 3 (1.54%) Ansible
7 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.54%) Salt
8 2 (1.03%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.03%) Grafana
8 2 (1.03%) HP Fortify
8 2 (1.03%) Nessus
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (42.56%) Apple
2 55 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.79%) Adobe
4 22 (11.28%) Ivanti
5 20 (10.26%) Cisco
6 19 (9.74%) Google
7 18 (9.23%) Oracle
8 12 (6.15%) Citrix
9 9 (4.62%) VMware
10 8 (4.10%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.10%) Remedy
11 7 (3.59%) Dell
11 7 (3.59%) HP
12 5 (2.56%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.05%) Snow
13 4 (2.05%) Vectorworks
14 3 (1.54%) Bloomberg
14 3 (1.54%) Reuters
14 3 (1.54%) SAP
14 3 (1.54%) Symantec