Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 6 months to 14 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 macOS
UK > England
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 524 612 625
Rank change year-on-year +88 +13 +136
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 258 269 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 1.38% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 149 148
England median daily rate £275 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £115 £150 £113
90th Percentile £600 £527 £553
UK median daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 54 7
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% - -
10th Percentile £11.88 £13.00 £16.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £23.54 £25.95
UK median hourly rate £19.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.94% - -

Mac OS 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 15,879 19,507 18,770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.34% 20.89% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,016 12,114 11,950
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 1,038 1,381 1,137
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.08 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
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 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 14 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 +69 154 £280 -13.85% 43
South East +64 47 £275 -9.84% 27
North of England +13 18 £410 +36.67% 9
East of England +26 17 £345 +109.09% 27
South West -17 11 £175 -30.00% 14
Midlands +43 10 £90 -74.79% 9
Yorkshire +34 8 £382 +1.87% 4
West Midlands +34 5 £220 -53.30% 8
East Midlands +28 5 £90 -72.93% 1
North East +19 5 £484 +165.07% 1
North West -7 5 £165 -45.00% 4
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 190 (73.64%) Windows
2 114 (44.19%) Active Directory
3 97 (37.60%) Microsoft
4 89 (34.50%) Linux
5 86 (33.33%) Office 365
6 84 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
7 78 (30.23%) Windows 10
8 77 (29.84%) Windows 7
9 65 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (24.81%) Apple iOS
11 53 (20.54%) SCCM
11 53 (20.54%) Android
12 52 (20.16%) Java
12 52 (20.16%) Python
13 49 (18.99%) ITIL
14 48 (18.60%) Apple
15 45 (17.44%) Unix
16 42 (16.28%) Jamf Pro
17 38 (14.73%) Ruby
18 32 (12.40%) DNS
18 32 (12.40%) TDD
19 31 (12.02%) DevOps
20 30 (11.63%) Test Automation
20 30 (11.63%) VPN
21 29 (11.24%) Cisco
22 26 (10.08%) Scrum
22 26 (10.08%) Public Sector
23 24 (9.30%) VMware
23 24 (9.30%) JavaScript
23 24 (9.30%) Kanban

Mac OS
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 18 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.71%) Ethereum
4 7 (2.71%) Hyperledger
5 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.16%) Confluence
6 3 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.16%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 2 (0.78%) InDesign
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.39%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (2.71%) R3 Corda
2 5 (1.94%) assyst
3 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 86 (33.33%) Office 365
2 23 (8.91%) Azure
3 19 (7.36%) AWS
4 15 (5.81%) IaaS
5 8 (3.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 8 (3.10%) G Suite
5 8 (3.10%) OneDrive
6 7 (2.71%) GitHub
7 5 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.94%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.94%) Sauce Labs
7 5 (1.94%) Slack
8 4 (1.55%) SaaS
9 3 (1.16%) Yammer
10 2 (0.78%) GoToWebinar
11 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.39%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.40%) DNS
2 30 (11.63%) VPN
3 22 (8.53%) LAN
4 21 (8.14%) VoIP
5 20 (7.75%) DHCP
5 20 (7.75%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.36%) WAN
7 17 (6.59%) Firewall
8 16 (6.20%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (3.49%) Wireless
11 7 (2.71%) FTP
11 7 (2.71%) IPFS
11 7 (2.71%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 7 (2.71%) Skype
11 7 (2.71%) SSL
12 6 (2.33%) Network Security
13 5 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.71%) Blockchain
4 5 (1.94%) MySQL
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (8.53%) JIRA
2 13 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.65%) Appium
3 12 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.65%) Selenium
3 12 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 10 (3.88%) GitLab
5 9 (3.49%) TestRail
6 7 (2.71%) FitNesse
6 7 (2.71%) JBehave
6 7 (2.71%) JMeter
6 7 (2.71%) JUnit
7 6 (2.33%) Gradle
7 6 (2.33%) Maven
7 6 (2.33%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.94%) Calabash
8 5 (1.94%) Robot Framework
8 5 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.55%) WinDbg
General
1 26 (10.08%) Public Sector
2 18 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.59%) Retail
4 15 (5.81%) Finance
5 8 (3.10%) Banking
6 7 (2.71%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Law
9 2 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) French Language
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (21.32%) Support Engineer
2 42 (16.28%) Developer
3 41 (15.89%) Desktop Support
4 35 (13.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (12.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 24 (9.30%) Analyst
6 24 (9.30%) IT Support
7 23 (8.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (7.75%) Support Analyst
9 17 (6.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 17 (6.59%) Architect
9 17 (6.59%) Mac Engineer
10 15 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.81%) Deskside Support
11 14 (5.43%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.65%) Deskside Engineer
12 12 (4.65%) IT Engineer
13 11 (4.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.53%) Node.js
2 21 (8.14%) Web Services
3 17 (6.59%) CSS
3 17 (6.59%) HTML
4 16 (6.20%) REST
5 15 (5.81%) JSON
6 12 (4.65%) SOAP
7 11 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (3.49%) LDAP
9 8 (3.10%) .NET
10 7 (2.71%) Express
10 7 (2.71%) Smart Contracts
11 6 (2.33%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.33%) Spring
12 5 (1.94%) Java EE
12 5 (1.94%) Java SE
12 5 (1.94%) JPA
12 5 (1.94%) JSF
12 5 (1.94%) PrimeFaces
12 5 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.75%) iPhone
2 15 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (5.04%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.04%) BYOD
4 12 (4.65%) iPad
5 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.88%) User Experience
6 7 (2.71%) Bitcoin
6 7 (2.71%) Blog
6 7 (2.71%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.71%) Handset
7 6 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.94%) PKI
9 4 (1.55%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.16%) Apple TV
10 3 (1.16%) EPoS
11 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 190 (73.64%) Windows
2 89 (34.50%) Linux
3 78 (30.23%) Windows 10
4 77 (29.84%) Windows 7
5 64 (24.81%) Apple iOS
6 53 (20.54%) Android
7 45 (17.44%) Unix
8 17 (6.59%) Mac OS X
9 14 (5.43%) Windows Server
10 11 (4.26%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.94%) Debian
13 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.78%) CentOS
14 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.99%) ITIL
3 32 (12.40%) TDD
4 31 (12.02%) DevOps
5 30 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.08%) Scrum
7 24 (9.30%) Kanban
8 20 (7.75%) Microservices
8 20 (7.75%) Service Management
9 19 (7.36%) ITSM
10 18 (6.98%) BDD
11 16 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (5.81%) ATDD
12 15 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
12 15 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.43%) Application Packaging
13 14 (5.43%) Break/Fix
13 14 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.16%) Java
1 52 (20.16%) Python
2 38 (14.73%) Ruby
3 24 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.14%) Bash Shell
5 19 (7.36%) SQL
6 17 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.81%) Go
8 11 (4.26%) PHP
9 8 (3.10%) VBScript
10 6 (2.33%) C
10 6 (2.33%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.94%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.94%) COBOL
12 3 (1.16%) C++
12 3 (1.16%) Perl
13 2 (0.78%) C#
14 1 (0.39%) Java 8
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (7.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.43%) Degree
3 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.49%) MCSE
5 8 (3.10%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) MCP
7 6 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.16%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.16%) CCA
9 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.16%) MCSA
10 2 (0.78%) CCNA
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) MCDST
11 1 (0.39%) RHCE
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.53%) SLA
2 10 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.55%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.39%) GDPR
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) PSD2
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.65%) Docker
4 9 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (3.49%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.10%) XenApp
6 5 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.55%) DFS Replication
7 4 (1.55%) Xen
8 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.16%) vSphere
9 2 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.39%) Firmware
10 1 (0.39%) UAG
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (20.54%) SCCM
2 42 (16.28%) Jamf Pro
3 17 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.94%) Ansible
4 5 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.94%) SCOM
5 4 (1.55%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.55%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.55%) WSUS
5 4 (1.55%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.16%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.16%) PaperCut
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (37.60%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.60%) Apple
3 29 (11.24%) Cisco
4 24 (9.30%) VMware
5 21 (8.14%) Citrix
5 21 (8.14%) HP
6 18 (6.98%) ServiceNow
7 16 (6.20%) Adobe
7 16 (6.20%) Remedy
8 15 (5.81%) Google
9 9 (3.49%) Dell
10 5 (1.94%) Meraki
10 5 (1.94%) MobileIron
10 5 (1.94%) Oracle
11 4 (1.55%) Fidessa
11 4 (1.55%) Ivanti
11 4 (1.55%) Lotus
11 4 (1.55%) Lumension
11 4 (1.55%) McAfee
11 4 (1.55%) SolarWinds