Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 528 558 535
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 -34
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 258 320 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 1.62% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 232 234
England median daily rate £400 £243 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.95% -42.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £120 £136
90th Percentile £638 £550 £595
UK median daily rate £400 £230 £425
% change year-on-year +73.91% -45.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +45.45%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.60 £12.80
90th Percentile £63.85 £25.50 £165.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39% +53.33%

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 15,815 19,727 18,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.32% 20.93% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,970 12,276 12,050
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £150 £170 £181
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,039 1,395 1,144
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.85 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +17 164 £350 +75.00% 37
South East +38 33 £380 +38.18% 17
North of England +50 28 £500 +50.38% 8
Yorkshire +55 21 £513 +10.81% 2
South West +8 19 £425 -10.45% 10
Midlands +24 8 £545 +26.01% 3
East Midlands +37 6 £130 -63.64% 1
North West +10 5 £180 +67.44% 4
East of England +25 2 £625 +228.95% 10
West Midlands +17 2 £570 +29.52% 2
North East +13 1 - - 2
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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.

1 149 (57.75%) Windows
2 113 (43.80%) Linux
3 92 (35.66%) Apple
4 87 (33.72%) Active Directory
5 79 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (30.62%) Test Automation
6 78 (30.23%) Java
7 75 (29.07%) Unix
8 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
9 71 (27.52%) Windows 7
10 61 (23.64%) TDD
11 60 (23.26%) Python
12 57 (22.09%) Git (software)
13 56 (21.71%) Office 365
14 55 (21.32%) Windows 10
15 51 (19.77%) Web Development
16 49 (18.99%) JavaScript
16 49 (18.99%) Azure
17 47 (18.22%) AWS
17 47 (18.22%) Apple iOS
18 46 (17.83%) Docker
19 45 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
19 45 (17.44%) ITIL
20 43 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
21 42 (16.28%) Web Design
21 42 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
22 41 (15.89%) Ruby
23 39 (15.12%) MongoDB
24 37 (14.34%) BDD
25 36 (13.95%) 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 9 (3.49%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.10%) JBoss
2 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.71%) Confluence
4 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.33%) Jetty
4 6 (2.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 6 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.55%) IIS
6 4 (1.55%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.16%) CMS
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
8 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 45 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.55%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.78%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.78%) FreeHand
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (21.71%) Office 365
2 49 (18.99%) Azure
3 47 (18.22%) AWS
4 9 (3.49%) GitHub
5 6 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (2.33%) G Suite
5 6 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.78%) GCP
9 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.78%) Slack
9 2 (0.78%) Trello
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.39%) Route 53
10 1 (0.39%) SaaS
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.14%) TCP/IP
2 19 (7.36%) DNS
2 19 (7.36%) Wireless
3 16 (6.20%) LAN
4 15 (5.81%) VPN
5 14 (5.43%) Firewall
5 14 (5.43%) HTTP
5 14 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (4.65%) WAN
7 10 (3.88%) Internet
8 9 (3.49%) DHCP
9 8 (3.10%) SSH
9 8 (3.10%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.94%) VoIP
11 4 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.55%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.55%) Skype
12 3 (1.16%) Intranet
12 3 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.12%) MongoDB
2 28 (10.85%) MySQL
3 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.10%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.94%) Redis
8 4 (1.55%) Big Data
8 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.16%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
11 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 57 (22.09%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.63%) Mockito
3 22 (8.53%) Jenkins
3 22 (8.53%) Subversion
4 14 (5.43%) JIRA
5 11 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.49%) Maven
7 8 (3.10%) Ant
7 8 (3.10%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.10%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.10%) Selenium
7 8 (3.10%) Xcode
8 7 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.33%) ClearCase
9 6 (2.33%) fastlane
9 6 (2.33%) FishEye
9 6 (2.33%) Hudson
9 6 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.33%) Poseidon for UML
9 6 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (11.24%) Public Sector
2 15 (5.81%) Retail
3 8 (3.10%) Finance
4 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.55%) Games
5 4 (1.55%) German Language
5 4 (1.55%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.16%) Advertising
6 3 (1.16%) Electronics
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (26.74%) Developer
2 51 (19.77%) Support Engineer
3 39 (15.12%) Desktop Support
4 38 (14.73%) Java Developer
5 29 (11.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 29 (11.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 23 (8.91%) Architect
6 23 (8.91%) Mac Engineer
7 21 (8.14%) Analyst
7 21 (8.14%) IT Support
8 17 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.59%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Technical Architect
10 13 (5.04%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.49%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.49%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.95%) ActiveMQ
2 35 (13.57%) HTML
3 30 (11.63%) JAX-RS
4 25 (9.69%) CSS
5 21 (8.14%) Node.js
6 16 (6.20%) REST
7 13 (5.04%) HTML5
8 12 (4.65%) Spring
8 12 (4.65%) XML
9 11 (4.26%) React
10 10 (3.88%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.49%) jQuery
11 9 (3.49%) JSON
11 9 (3.49%) Play Framework
12 8 (3.10%) AngularJS
13 7 (2.71%) RESTful
13 7 (2.71%) STL
13 7 (2.71%) Web Services
14 6 (2.33%) .NET
14 6 (2.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.81%) User Experience
2 14 (5.43%) Smartphone
3 11 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.49%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.10%) iPhone
5 8 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.71%) iPad
7 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.33%) Derivative
7 6 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.55%) EPoS
9 4 (1.55%) Online Games
9 4 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.16%) Home Automation
10 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.16%) PKI
11 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 149 (57.75%) Windows
2 113 (43.80%) Linux
3 75 (29.07%) Unix
4 71 (27.52%) Windows 7
5 55 (21.32%) Windows 10
6 47 (18.22%) Apple iOS
7 36 (13.95%) Android
8 31 (12.02%) Windows Server
9 22 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (6.59%) Mac OS
10 17 (6.59%) Windows 8
11 16 (6.20%) Ubuntu
12 15 (5.81%) CentOS
13 14 (5.43%) Debian
14 8 (3.10%) Mac OS X Server
14 8 (3.10%) openSUSE
14 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.55%) Solaris
16 2 (0.78%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
1 79 (30.62%) Test Automation
2 61 (23.64%) TDD
3 51 (19.77%) Web Development
4 45 (17.44%) ITIL
5 43 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 42 (16.28%) Continuous Deployment
6 42 (16.28%) Web Design
7 37 (14.34%) BDD
8 34 (13.18%) Pair Programming
9 33 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (12.02%) Microservices
11 29 (11.24%) DevOps
12 22 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.53%) Service Management
13 21 (8.14%) Deployment Automation
14 19 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (5.43%) Scrum
16 12 (4.65%) Mentoring
17 11 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 78 (30.23%) Java
2 60 (23.26%) Python
3 49 (18.99%) JavaScript
4 41 (15.89%) Ruby
5 31 (12.02%) Java 8
6 19 (7.36%) Scala
7 17 (6.59%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.65%) Perl
9 10 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.88%) SQL
10 9 (3.49%) Groovy
11 8 (3.10%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.71%) Apple Swift
12 7 (2.71%) C
12 7 (2.71%) C++
13 6 (2.33%) C#
13 6 (2.33%) Clojure
13 6 (2.33%) PHP
13 6 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.43%) DBS Check
3 14 (5.43%) MCP
4 11 (4.26%) Degree
5 10 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.55%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.55%) MCSE
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.16%) MCDST
10 3 (1.16%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) ACTC
11 2 (0.78%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) GPEN
12 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.39%) MCITP
12 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.04%) SLA
2 11 (4.26%) COBIT
3 10 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.10%) NIST
5 6 (2.33%) QA
5 6 (2.33%) WCAG
6 4 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.55%) WAI
7 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 87 (33.72%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.83%) Docker
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) Firmware
6 2 (0.78%) Xen
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.39%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.79%) Kubernetes
2 27 (10.47%) SCCM
3 17 (6.59%) Jamf Pro
4 10 (3.88%) HP Fortify
4 10 (3.88%) Nessus
5 8 (3.10%) Puppet
6 6 (2.33%) Ansible
6 6 (2.33%) Grafana
6 6 (2.33%) Salt
6 6 (2.33%) WSUS
7 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.39%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 92 (35.66%) Apple
2 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.57%) Adobe
4 19 (7.36%) Cisco
5 16 (6.20%) Google
6 15 (5.81%) Ivanti
7 14 (5.43%) Citrix
7 14 (5.43%) Oracle
8 12 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.26%) Remedy
10 9 (3.49%) HP
11 8 (3.10%) Qualys
11 8 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (3.10%) Splunk
12 7 (2.71%) Dell
13 6 (2.33%) Cloudera
13 6 (2.33%) Hortonworks
13 6 (2.33%) SAP
13 6 (2.33%) Sybase
13 6 (2.33%) VMware