Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 626 347 513
Rank change year-on-year -279 +166 +87
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 99 127 312
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 2.64% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 107 245
10th Percentile £136 £258 £131
25th Percentile £179 £509 £215
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +122.22%
75th Percentile £588 £613 £606
90th Percentile £638 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% +122.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 6
10th Percentile £12.03 " £18.13
25th Percentile £12.25 " "
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.00
75th Percentile £12.75 " £25.44
90th Percentile £12.83 " £27.25
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -41.86% +7.50% +5.26%

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 9,987 4,807 16,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.63% 18.73% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,760 3,151 10,597
10th Percentile £166 £180 £150
25th Percentile £335 £319 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 248 997
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.62 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%
75th Percentile £39.80 £38.38 £34.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £47.93 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +2.94%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in England

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 21 September 2021. 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 -195 66 £463 -22.92% 27
North of England -106 24 £450 -14.29% 10
Yorkshire -66 11 £475 -9.52% 3
North West -69 9 £235 -55.24% 6
South West -36 4 £129 -72.89% 1
North East - 4 - - 1
South East - 2 £425 - 9
East of England -50 1 £165 +3.13% 5
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 - - 3
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 54 (54.55%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Linux
3 37 (37.37%) Unix
4 32 (32.32%) Test Automation
5 30 (30.30%) Apple iOS
5 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 29 (29.29%) Windows 10
7 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (26.26%) Social Skills
7 26 (26.26%) Java
7 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (24.24%) Azure
8 24 (24.24%) Microsoft 365
9 23 (23.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 23 (23.23%) Continuous Deployment
9 23 (23.23%) AWS
9 23 (23.23%) Web Design
10 21 (21.21%) TDD
10 21 (21.21%) BDD
11 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
11 20 (20.20%) Apple
12 19 (19.19%) Finance
12 19 (19.19%) Web Development
13 18 (18.18%) Microservices
14 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
15 15 (15.15%) Pair Programming
16 14 (14.14%) iPad
16 14 (14.14%) MongoDB
16 14 (14.14%) Android

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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.24%) Azure
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (23.23%) AWS
3 8 (8.08%) IaaS
4 5 (5.05%) GitHub
5 4 (4.04%) GCP
6 3 (3.03%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 3 (3.03%) Azure Sentinel
7 2 (2.02%) Google Workspace
7 2 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.01%) Route 53
8 1 (1.01%) SaaS
8 1 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) HTTP
2 9 (9.09%) DHCP
2 9 (9.09%) DNS
2 9 (9.09%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) Internet
4 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.07%) Wireless
5 5 (5.05%) VoIP
5 5 (5.05%) VPN
6 4 (4.04%) 2G
6 4 (4.04%) Skype
6 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.03%) LAN
7 3 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.10%) Mockito
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.08%) Subversion
4 6 (6.06%) fastlane
4 6 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (6.06%) Xcode
5 5 (5.05%) CocoaPods
6 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.03%) JIRA
6 3 (3.03%) Selenium
6 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.02%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (2.02%) JMeter
8 1 (1.01%) Gatling
General
1 26 (26.26%) Social Skills
2 19 (19.19%) Finance
3 14 (14.14%) Public Sector
4 10 (10.10%) Manufacturing
4 10 (10.10%) Telecoms
5 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.08%) Electronics
6 8 (8.08%) Marketing
7 7 (7.07%) Banking
8 3 (3.03%) Multimedia
9 2 (2.02%) Advertising
9 2 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (2.02%) Publishing
9 2 (2.02%) Retail
10 1 (1.01%) Games
10 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) IT Support
5 10 (10.10%) IT Engineer
6 9 (9.09%) Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.08%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Ruby Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Help Desk Technician
9 6 (6.06%) iOS Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Tester
10 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Mac Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (13.13%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (10.10%) JAX-RS
4 7 (7.07%) Web Services
5 6 (6.06%) .NET
5 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.06%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) JSON
7 3 (3.03%) Kafka
8 1 (1.01%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.01%) Node.js
8 1 (1.01%) RESTful
8 1 (1.01%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) iPad
1 14 (14.14%) iPhone
2 10 (10.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.02%) BYOD
6 2 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) iSeries
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (54.55%) Windows
2 40 (40.40%) Linux
3 37 (37.37%) Unix
4 30 (30.30%) Apple iOS
5 29 (29.29%) Windows 10
6 14 (14.14%) Android
7 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
9 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
11 2 (2.02%) Scientific Linux
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.01%) CentOS
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Test Automation
2 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (23.23%) Continuous Deployment
3 23 (23.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (23.23%) Web Design
4 21 (21.21%) BDD
4 21 (21.21%) TDD
5 19 (19.19%) Web Development
6 18 (18.18%) Microservices
7 15 (15.15%) Pair Programming
8 13 (13.13%) Clean Code
9 9 (9.09%) Information Security
9 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.08%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (8.08%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
10 8 (8.08%) Validation
10 8 (8.08%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) Java
2 13 (13.13%) Java 8
2 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.12%) Python
3 12 (12.12%) Ruby
4 9 (9.09%) PHP
4 9 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.05%) Apple Swift
5 5 (5.05%) SQL
6 4 (4.04%) Java 11
6 4 (4.04%) Perl
7 3 (3.03%) Go
7 3 (3.03%) Groovy
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) C++
8 2 (2.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.01%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) CCNA
4 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.02%) MCITP
5 2 (2.02%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) ACSP
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) FFIEC
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) OSCP
6 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) GLBA
3 1 (1.01%) NIST
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) Docker
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) SCCM
2 12 (12.12%) Kubernetes
3 4 (4.04%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.02%) EnCase
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Ansible
5 1 (1.01%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) Apple
3 9 (9.09%) Ivanti
4 8 (8.08%) SAP
5 5 (5.05%) Citrix
5 5 (5.05%) Google
6 4 (4.04%) Adobe
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 3 (3.03%) Alibaba
7 3 (3.03%) Meraki
7 3 (3.03%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) Avaya
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.01%) Dell
9 1 (1.01%) Epicor
9 1 (1.01%) Juniper
9 1 (1.01%) McAfee
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.01%) Sun