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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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 644 588 389
Rank change year-on-year -56 -199 +176
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 116 77 181
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 0.95% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 57 145
10th Percentile £138 £161 £133
25th Percentile £163 £300 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £235 £475 £550
Median % change year-on-year -50.53% -13.64% +6.80%
75th Percentile £588 £600 £600
90th Percentile £675 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £250 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -47.37% -13.64% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.18 £18.88
25th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -40.48% +35.48%
75th Percentile - £12.94 £23.98
90th Percentile - £13.50 £25.94
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -40.70% +38.71%

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 11,049 8,067 7,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 15.78% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,655 5,297 4,830
10th Percentile £180 £185 £154
25th Percentile £325 £340 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -1.13%
75th Percentile £625 £560 £538
90th Percentile £706 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 392 453
10th Percentile £13.16 £12.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.63 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +24.82% +0.71% -
75th Percentile £52.50 £42.81 £23.98
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% +2.86%

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 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -83 60 £225 -56.10% 19
North of England -43 28 £601 +33.44% 5
North West -19 20 £650 +279.56% 4
South East -22 13 £238 +13.10% 5
Yorkshire -36 8 £275 -42.11% 1
South West - 8 £138 - 3
Midlands -35 3 £175 - 3
West Midlands -30 2 £163 - 3
East Midlands -15 1 £210 -
East of England -18 1 £148 -10.61% 1
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 65 (56.03%) Windows
2 46 (39.66%) Windows 10
3 42 (36.21%) Agile
4 39 (33.62%) Linux
4 39 (33.62%) Java
5 38 (32.76%) Unix
6 37 (31.90%) Test Automation
7 36 (31.03%) Apple
8 35 (30.17%) Social Skills
9 34 (29.31%) Microsoft 365
10 32 (27.59%) Apple iOS
11 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
12 28 (24.14%) TDD
13 27 (23.28%) Pair Programming
13 27 (23.28%) BDD
13 27 (23.28%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (23.28%) Web Design
14 26 (22.41%) Microservices
15 23 (19.83%) Continuous Deployment
16 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
16 22 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
17 20 (17.24%) Web Development
18 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (14.66%) Android
20 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
21 15 (12.93%) JAX-RS
22 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
22 14 (12.07%) Kafka
22 14 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
22 14 (12.07%) SCCM

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 6 (5.17%) Jetty
1 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.31%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.86%) FreeHand
3 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.31%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (7.76%) AWS
2 9 (7.76%) Google Workspace
3 7 (6.03%) Azure
4 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.59%) GitHub
6 2 (1.72%) IaaS
6 2 (1.72%) npm
6 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.86%) iTunes
7 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) DNS
2 7 (6.03%) DHCP
3 5 (4.31%) HTTP
3 5 (4.31%) HTTPS
3 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.45%) LAN
4 4 (3.45%) VPN
5 3 (2.59%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.59%) WAN
5 3 (2.59%) Wireless
6 2 (1.72%) Firewall
6 2 (1.72%) Internet
6 2 (1.72%) SSL
6 2 (1.72%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.86%) ICMP
7 1 (0.86%) Intranet
7 1 (0.86%) SAN
7 1 (0.86%) VoIP
7 1 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.21%) Mockito
3 12 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) fastlane
4 8 (6.90%) Xcode
5 6 (5.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) Selenium
6 3 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.72%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Gatling
8 1 (0.86%) JMeter
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (30.17%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.03%) Finance
4 4 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Games
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 40 (34.48%) Developer
2 35 (30.17%) Support Engineer
3 31 (26.72%) Java Developer
4 21 (18.10%) Desktop Support
4 21 (18.10%) IT Support
5 17 (14.66%) Analyst
6 16 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (12.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Support Analyst
9 11 (9.48%) Mac Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) Windows Support Engineer
10 9 (7.76%) IT Analyst
10 9 (7.76%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.90%) iOS Developer
11 8 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) JAX-RS
2 14 (12.07%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (12.07%) Kafka
3 9 (7.76%) REST
3 9 (7.76%) Spring
3 9 (7.76%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.03%) RESTful
5 6 (5.17%) J2EE
5 6 (5.17%) Servlets
6 5 (4.31%) JSON
7 4 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (2.59%) .NET
8 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.59%) Web Services
9 2 (1.72%) Ajax
9 2 (1.72%) CSS
9 2 (1.72%) HTML
9 2 (1.72%) SAML
9 2 (1.72%) XHTML
9 2 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.03%) iPad
2 7 (6.03%) iPhone
3 6 (5.17%) Video Editing
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 65 (56.03%) Windows
2 46 (39.66%) Windows 10
3 39 (33.62%) Linux
4 38 (32.76%) Unix
5 32 (27.59%) Apple iOS
6 17 (14.66%) Android
7 16 (13.79%) Windows 7
8 11 (9.48%) Mac OS
9 8 (6.90%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.17%) Windows Server
11 4 (3.45%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.72%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (1.72%) Solaris
13 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Agile
2 37 (31.90%) Test Automation
3 28 (24.14%) TDD
4 27 (23.28%) BDD
4 27 (23.28%) Pair Programming
4 27 (23.28%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (23.28%) Web Design
5 26 (22.41%) Microservices
6 23 (19.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (17.24%) Web Development
8 18 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.62%) ITIL
10 9 (7.76%) Asset Management
10 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
11 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.90%) iOS Development
11 8 (6.90%) Software Architecture
12 7 (6.03%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (6.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) Java
2 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
3 8 (6.90%) Apple Swift
4 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.59%) PHP
5 3 (2.59%) SQL
6 2 (1.72%) ES6
6 2 (1.72%) Python
6 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.86%) C
7 1 (0.86%) Groovy
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.72%) MCP
3 2 (1.72%) MCSA
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.86%) CCSP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) Dell Certification
4 1 (0.86%) GSEC
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.86%) MCSE
4 1 (0.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) GDPR
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Docker
3 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Jamf Pro
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.72%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.86%) QRadar
5 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (31.03%) Apple
2 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.21%) Google
4 9 (7.76%) HP
5 7 (6.03%) Citrix
6 6 (5.17%) Adobe
6 6 (5.17%) Avid
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco
8 3 (2.59%) VMware
9 2 (1.72%) Avaya
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
9 2 (1.72%) Wyse
10 1 (0.86%) BMC
10 1 (0.86%) Commvault
10 1 (0.86%) Dell
10 1 (0.86%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.86%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.86%) Polycom
10 1 (0.86%) Remedy
10 1 (0.86%) SAP