Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 629 767
Rank change year-on-year +34 +138 -36
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 278 228 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.42% 1.22% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 156 73
England median daily rate £325 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.54% +3.85% +8.70%
10th Percentile £150 £113 £156
90th Percentile £526 £551 £516
UK median daily rate £314 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -17.43% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 7 10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.24% -3.79%
10th Percentile £13.40 £16.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £20.13 £25.95 £19.65
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year - +10.24% +2.42%

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 19,609 18,700 21,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.83% 20.60% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,235 11,856 13,974
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £175 £190 £213
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,119 1,131
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.23%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +12 154 £325 -14.47% 54
North of England -2 33 £325 +122.22% 10
South East +8 31 £300 -25.09% 18
Midlands +15 23 £361 -32.48% 10
East of England -4 22 £165 -43.10% 5
North West -8 17 £300 +140.00% 6
East Midlands - 16 £357 - 8
South West -4 15 £250 -37.50% 4
Yorkshire -14 10 £375 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -21 7 £470 -12.15% 2
North East - 6 £183 - 1
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 212 (76.26%) Windows
2 145 (52.16%) Active Directory
3 121 (43.53%) Microsoft
4 120 (43.17%) Apple
5 115 (41.37%) Office 365
6 113 (40.65%) Windows 10
7 108 (38.85%) Apple iOS
8 92 (33.09%) Microsoft Office
9 82 (29.50%) SCCM
10 75 (26.98%) Windows 7
11 61 (21.94%) Windows Server
12 50 (17.99%) Linux
13 48 (17.27%) Web Services
14 45 (16.19%) ITIL
15 44 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (15.83%) Android
16 43 (15.47%) DNS
17 40 (14.39%) Finance
17 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 38 (13.67%) TDD
19 36 (12.95%) LAN
19 36 (12.95%) Test Automation
20 34 (12.23%) VMware
21 33 (11.87%) Windows 8
21 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (11.87%) ServiceNow
22 31 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (11.15%) PowerShell
23 30 (10.79%) JavaScript
23 30 (10.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 24 (8.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.60%) Confluence
4 9 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.44%) CMS
7 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (33.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.80%) InVision
2 5 (1.80%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 115 (41.37%) Office 365
2 40 (14.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (8.63%) OneDrive
5 18 (6.47%) G Suite
6 10 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (3.60%) GitHub
6 10 (3.60%) Slack
7 7 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.52%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.80%) PaaS
9 4 (1.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) IaaS
11 2 (0.72%) Force.com
11 2 (0.72%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.36%) GoToWebinar
12 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.47%) DNS
2 36 (12.95%) LAN
3 28 (10.07%) DHCP
4 24 (8.63%) Remote Desktop
5 23 (8.27%) WAN
6 21 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 17 (6.12%) Skype
8 14 (5.04%) VPN
9 12 (4.32%) WLAN
10 11 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (3.24%) Internet
12 8 (2.88%) IP Telephony
13 7 (2.52%) Kerberos
13 7 (2.52%) VoIP
14 6 (2.16%) HTTP
15 5 (1.80%) Firewall
15 5 (1.80%) VLAN
15 5 (1.80%) Wireshark
16 4 (1.44%) NetScaler
16 4 (1.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.40%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (2.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.08%) MySQL
5 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.12%) JIRA
3 10 (3.60%) SonarQube
3 10 (3.60%) Subversion
4 8 (2.88%) Artifactory
4 8 (2.88%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.52%) Gatling
5 7 (2.52%) gulp
5 7 (2.52%) IntelliJ
5 7 (2.52%) Selenium
5 7 (2.52%) Sublime Text
5 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio Code
5 7 (2.52%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.80%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.80%) Xcode
7 3 (1.08%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.72%) WebStorm
General
1 40 (14.39%) Finance
2 18 (6.47%) Banking
3 10 (3.60%) Marketing
4 9 (3.24%) Retail
5 8 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.80%) Games
8 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (26.26%) Support Engineer
2 47 (16.91%) Analyst
3 46 (16.55%) Desktop Support
4 42 (15.11%) Developer
5 33 (11.87%) Desktop Engineer
6 30 (10.79%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (10.43%) Support Analyst
8 27 (9.71%) Mac Engineer
9 25 (8.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 22 (7.91%) IT Support
10 22 (7.91%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (5.76%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (4.68%) iOS Developer
13 13 (4.68%) Technical Support
14 12 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
15 11 (3.96%) Service Analyst
15 11 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.27%) Web Services
2 25 (8.99%) HTML
3 18 (6.47%) CSS
4 10 (3.60%) HTML5
4 10 (3.60%) Node.js
4 10 (3.60%) RESTful
4 10 (3.60%) Spring
5 9 (3.24%) Hibernate
5 9 (3.24%) REST
5 9 (3.24%) XML
6 8 (2.88%) Java EE
6 8 (2.88%) JSON
6 8 (2.88%) SOAP
7 7 (2.52%) Gherkin
7 7 (2.52%) LESS
7 7 (2.52%) Play Framework
7 7 (2.52%) Sass
7 7 (2.52%) YAML
8 5 (1.80%) Core Data
8 5 (1.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.32%) iPhone
3 11 (3.96%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.24%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.24%) User Experience
5 8 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.52%) Fintech
6 7 (2.52%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.16%) Apple TV
7 6 (2.16%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.80%) iPad
8 5 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.80%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (1.44%) CMDB
9 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.08%) Animation
10 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 212 (76.26%) Windows
2 113 (40.65%) Windows 10
3 108 (38.85%) Apple iOS
4 75 (26.98%) Windows 7
5 61 (21.94%) Windows Server
6 50 (17.99%) Linux
7 44 (15.83%) Android
8 33 (11.87%) Windows 8
8 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (10.43%) Mac OS X
10 24 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (6.47%) Unix
12 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.36%) Debian
14 1 (0.36%) SUSE
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) VMS
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.19%) ITIL
2 44 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.67%) TDD
4 36 (12.95%) Test Automation
5 28 (10.07%) Software Deployment
6 26 (9.35%) ITSM
7 23 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (7.91%) Application Packaging
8 22 (7.91%) Asset Management
8 22 (7.91%) Mobile Device Management
9 21 (7.55%) Data Protection
10 20 (7.19%) Scrum
11 18 (6.47%) Service Management
12 16 (5.76%) Problem Management
13 15 (5.40%) DevOps
14 14 (5.04%) Information Security
14 14 (5.04%) Mobile Development
15 13 (4.68%) iOS Development
15 13 (4.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.15%) PowerShell
2 30 (10.79%) JavaScript
3 21 (7.55%) Apple Swift
4 20 (7.19%) Java
4 20 (7.19%) Objective-C
5 18 (6.47%) Bash Shell
6 13 (4.68%) Ruby
7 12 (4.32%) Python
8 9 (3.24%) Scala
9 8 (2.88%) SQL
10 7 (2.52%) AppleScript
10 7 (2.52%) Groovy
10 7 (2.52%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.52%) VBScript
11 4 (1.44%) C++
11 4 (1.44%) Perl
12 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.72%) C
12 2 (0.72%) Go
12 2 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) A+ Certification
2 13 (4.68%) Degree
2 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.96%) MCSE
3 11 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.60%) CCNA
4 10 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.60%) MCP
5 9 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.16%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.80%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.44%) CCA
8 4 (1.44%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.44%) OSCP
9 2 (0.72%) CCSA
9 2 (0.72%) CCSE
9 2 (0.72%) CEH
9 2 (0.72%) CISSP
9 2 (0.72%) GIAC
9 2 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.47%) SLA
2 15 (5.40%) GDPR
3 12 (4.32%) QA
4 4 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (52.16%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (3.24%) Docker
6 8 (2.88%) XenApp
7 7 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.80%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.44%) vSphere
10 3 (1.08%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.08%) OpenAM
10 3 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.08%) Xen
11 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (29.50%) SCCM
2 30 (10.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 28 (10.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (4.32%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (2.52%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.52%) Grafana
5 7 (2.52%) Graphite
5 7 (2.52%) Kibana
6 6 (2.16%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.08%) Ansible
8 3 (1.08%) Aspera SmartTrack
8 3 (1.08%) Puppet
9 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.72%) Salt
9 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.72%) WMI
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
10 1 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 121 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 120 (43.17%) Apple
3 34 (12.23%) VMware
4 33 (11.87%) ServiceNow
5 29 (10.43%) Citrix
6 26 (9.35%) Google
7 21 (7.55%) Cisco
8 12 (4.32%) Remedy
9 7 (2.52%) Splunk
10 6 (2.16%) Avaya
10 6 (2.16%) McAfee
10 6 (2.16%) Snow
11 5 (1.80%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.44%) Adobe
12 4 (1.44%) Altiris
12 4 (1.44%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.44%) Symantec
12 4 (1.44%) Veeam
13 3 (1.08%) Dell
13 3 (1.08%) HP