Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 488 576 538
Rank change year-on-year +88 -38 -61
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 177 266 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 1.47% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 190 251
Median daily rate £225 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +19.05% -1.18%
10th Percentile £125 £133 £143
90th Percentile £600 £650 £575
UK median daily rate £225 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -55.00% +19.05% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 15
Median hourly rate £21.98 £18.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.59% -3.29% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.28 £12.35 £13.10
90th Percentile £27.20 £29.58 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.01% -3.29% +40.74%

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 11,270 18,081 19,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.33% 20.40% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,995 11,502 12,553
Median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £163 £181
90th Percentile £613 £625 £622
UK median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 928 1,080 1,167
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.18 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.33 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.41 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.41% +3.03%

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 5 April 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS X in England over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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 +104 116 £225 -47.06% 19
South East +93 20 £171 -37.73% 11
North of England +41 19 £328 -37.62% 3
South West +26 12 £415 -27.83% 3
North West +34 9 £166 -35.91% 2
Yorkshire +22 9 £525 -
Midlands +64 5 £138 -63.33% 4
East of England +27 4 £476 +0.11% 7
West Midlands +59 3 £155 - 3
East Midlands +31 2 £120 -68.00% 1
North East - 1 £475 - 1
Mac OS X
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 101 (57.06%) Windows
2 77 (43.50%) Linux
3 63 (35.59%) Unix
4 56 (31.64%) Apple
4 56 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (29.94%) Test Automation
6 46 (25.99%) Java
7 45 (25.42%) TDD
8 44 (24.86%) Microsoft Office
9 43 (24.29%) Office 365
10 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
11 41 (23.16%) Active Directory
12 38 (21.47%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (20.90%) Windows 7
14 36 (20.34%) AWS
14 36 (20.34%) Apple iOS
14 36 (20.34%) Continuous Deployment
14 36 (20.34%) Windows 10
15 30 (16.95%) JavaScript
15 30 (16.95%) Git (software)
16 29 (16.38%) Azure
16 29 (16.38%) MongoDB
16 29 (16.38%) DevOps
17 27 (15.25%) Docker
17 27 (15.25%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (15.25%) Python
17 27 (15.25%) Web Design
18 26 (14.69%) BDD
18 26 (14.69%) Microservices
19 25 (14.12%) JAX-RS

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 12 (6.78%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.13%) JBoss
5 2 (1.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Jetty
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.29%) Office 365
2 36 (20.34%) AWS
3 29 (16.38%) Azure
4 9 (5.08%) GitHub
5 6 (3.39%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.69%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.13%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) G Suite
8 1 (0.56%) GCP
8 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Slack
8 1 (0.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.47%) Wireless
2 13 (7.34%) HTTP
2 13 (7.34%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (6.78%) Skype
4 10 (5.65%) LAN
5 8 (4.52%) Structured Cabling
6 6 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (3.39%) DNS
6 6 (3.39%) Firewall
6 6 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.82%) DHCP
8 4 (2.26%) VPN
8 4 (2.26%) WAN
9 3 (1.69%) Internet
9 3 (1.69%) SSL
10 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.13%) SSH
10 2 (1.13%) VoIP
10 2 (1.13%) WLAN
11 1 (0.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.38%) MongoDB
2 12 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.21%) MySQL
4 9 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.52%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.26%) MS Access
7 2 (1.13%) Big Data
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.17%) Mockito
3 15 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.95%) GitLab
4 7 (3.95%) JIRA
5 6 (3.39%) Subversion
6 5 (2.82%) Xcode
7 4 (2.26%) JMeter
8 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.69%) fastlane
8 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.13%) Ant
9 2 (1.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.13%) Maven
9 2 (1.13%) Selenium
9 2 (1.13%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (11.86%) Public Sector
2 11 (6.21%) Finance
3 9 (5.08%) Banking
4 5 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
6 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (23.73%) Developer
2 32 (18.08%) Support Engineer
3 31 (17.51%) Desktop Support
4 21 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 17 (9.60%) Architect
7 15 (8.47%) Analyst
7 15 (8.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Mac Engineer
8 13 (7.34%) Technical Architect
9 11 (6.21%) IT Support
10 9 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.08%) Support Technician
11 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support Technician
11 8 (4.52%) Desktop Technician
11 8 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.95%) Deskside Engineer
12 7 (3.95%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) JAX-RS
2 20 (11.30%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (11.30%) HTML
3 16 (9.04%) CSS
4 15 (8.47%) REST
5 12 (6.78%) Node.js
6 11 (6.21%) RESTful
7 10 (5.65%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (4.52%) Django
8 8 (4.52%) Dropwizard
8 8 (4.52%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.95%) HTML5
9 7 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (3.39%) Celery
10 6 (3.39%) LDAP
11 4 (2.26%) .NET
11 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.69%) Middleware
12 3 (1.69%) React
12 3 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) iPhone
2 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.34%) iPad
4 12 (6.78%) Smartphone
5 9 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.08%) User Experience
5 9 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.39%) Blog
6 6 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.69%) BYOD
8 3 (1.69%) Clustering
8 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.13%) AS400
9 2 (1.13%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) EPoS
10 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (57.06%) Windows
2 77 (43.50%) Linux
3 63 (35.59%) Unix
4 37 (20.90%) Windows 7
5 36 (20.34%) Apple iOS
5 36 (20.34%) Windows 10
6 22 (12.43%) Android
7 11 (6.21%) Windows Server
8 9 (5.08%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.69%) CentOS
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (1.13%) HPUX
12 2 (1.13%) Solaris
12 2 (1.13%) zOS
13 1 (0.56%) VMS
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.94%) Test Automation
3 45 (25.42%) TDD
4 38 (21.47%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (20.34%) Continuous Deployment
6 29 (16.38%) DevOps
7 27 (15.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 27 (15.25%) Web Design
8 26 (14.69%) BDD
8 26 (14.69%) Microservices
9 24 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (12.99%) ITIL
10 23 (12.99%) Web Development
11 20 (11.30%) Configuration Management
11 20 (11.30%) Deployment Automation
11 20 (11.30%) Pair Programming
12 19 (10.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (10.17%) Coaching
14 17 (9.60%) Mentoring
14 17 (9.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.99%) Java
2 30 (16.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.25%) Python
4 22 (12.43%) Java 8
5 16 (9.04%) Ruby
6 9 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.39%) SQL
9 4 (2.26%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.26%) C
9 4 (2.26%) Groovy
9 4 (2.26%) PHP
9 4 (2.26%) Scala
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 2 (1.13%) C++
11 2 (1.13%) COBOL
12 1 (0.56%) C#
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.65%) A+ Certification
4 7 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.95%) Degree
5 6 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.39%) MCP
5 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.82%) DBS Check
6 5 (2.82%) Dell Certification
7 4 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (2.26%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.26%) MCSE
7 4 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.13%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.56%) ACSP
9 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
3 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.25%) Docker
3 9 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.82%) KVM
5 4 (2.26%) NFS
5 4 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (12.99%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.34%) SCCM
3 8 (4.52%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (3.95%) Grafana
5 6 (3.39%) Terraform
6 5 (2.82%) Ansible
6 5 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.82%) Salt
7 4 (2.26%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.26%) Graylog
7 4 (2.26%) Puppet
7 4 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.69%) Kibana
8 3 (1.69%) WSUS
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.13%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.56%) Nessus
10 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (31.64%) Apple
2 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.47%) Cisco
3 15 (8.47%) Ivanti
4 14 (7.91%) Dell
4 14 (7.91%) HP
4 14 (7.91%) Oracle
5 13 (7.34%) Remedy
6 12 (6.78%) Adobe
6 12 (6.78%) Google
6 12 (6.78%) VMware
7 11 (6.21%) Citrix
8 9 (5.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.26%) Aspera
9 4 (2.26%) Signiant
9 4 (2.26%) Snow
9 4 (2.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.26%) Xerox
10 3 (1.69%) FactSet
10 3 (1.69%) Samsung