Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 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 macOS
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 620 666
Rank change year-on-year +129 +46 +32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 235 235 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.75% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 127 136
England median daily rate £230 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -2.44% -12.14%
10th Percentile £120 £116 £116
90th Percentile £500 £525 £531
UK median daily rate £225 £275 £308
% change year-on-year -18.18% -10.57% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 48 6
England median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.43% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £42.50 £29.43 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +25.00% -22.65%

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 13,446 19,032 19,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.65% 20.86% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,379 11,948 12,500
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £145 £160 £170
90th Percentile £606 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £411 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.24% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,215 1,167
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.03
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.62% -0.61% +6.06%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 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 +145 151 £345 +15.00% 47
South East +92 40 £135 -46.00% 13
East of England +32 16 £340 +94.29% 11
South West +6 11 £135 +3.85% 8
North of England +17 10 £180 -52.00% 13
Midlands +44 9 £375 -8.54% 10
North West +10 7 £180 - 8
West Midlands +33 5 £424 +3.35% 2
East Midlands - 4 £150 - 8
Yorkshire +36 3 - - 5
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 156 (66.38%) Windows
2 98 (41.70%) Active Directory
3 89 (37.87%) Linux
4 88 (37.45%) Microsoft
5 80 (34.04%) Windows 10
6 74 (31.49%) Office 365
7 67 (28.51%) Microsoft Office
8 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (23.83%) Apple iOS
10 53 (22.55%) Windows 7
11 52 (22.13%) Unix
12 51 (21.70%) Apple
13 47 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
14 46 (19.57%) SCCM
15 44 (18.72%) ITIL
16 43 (18.30%) Android
17 37 (15.74%) Python
18 34 (14.47%) Cisco
19 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 30 (12.77%) Ruby
20 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
21 28 (11.91%) Java
22 27 (11.49%) LAN
23 24 (10.21%) G Suite
23 24 (10.21%) VMware
24 23 (9.79%) iPhone
25 22 (9.36%) Git (software)
26 20 (8.51%) Public Sector
27 19 (8.09%) Continuous Deployment
27 19 (8.09%) Blackberry

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 10 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.70%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.85%) nginx
5 2 (0.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (28.51%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.28%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 2 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.85%) InDesign
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.43%) Houdini
6 1 (0.43%) Maya
6 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) assyst
2 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (31.49%) Office 365
2 24 (10.21%) G Suite
3 18 (7.66%) Azure
4 11 (4.68%) OneDrive
5 10 (4.26%) AWS
6 7 (2.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 4 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.70%) npm
7 4 (1.70%) SaaS
8 3 (1.28%) Yammer
9 2 (0.85%) PaaS
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.43%) GitHub
10 1 (0.43%) GoToWebinar
10 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.49%) LAN
2 18 (7.66%) DNS
3 17 (7.23%) DHCP
4 16 (6.81%) VPN
4 16 (6.81%) WAN
5 15 (6.38%) Firewall
6 14 (5.96%) VoIP
7 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.11%) Network Security
9 11 (4.68%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (3.83%) IP Telephony
12 8 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (3.40%) Wireless
13 7 (2.98%) Cisco IPT
13 7 (2.98%) HTTP
13 7 (2.98%) SSL
14 6 (2.55%) FTP
14 6 (2.55%) WLAN
15 5 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.81%) MongoDB
2 13 (5.53%) MySQL
3 12 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.55%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.38%) JIRA
3 7 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.70%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.70%) MSI
4 4 (1.70%) WinDbg
5 3 (1.28%) Selenium
5 3 (1.28%) TestRail
5 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.28%) Xcode
6 2 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.43%) CMake
7 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.43%) Gradle
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (8.51%) Public Sector
2 11 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.83%) Finance
4 8 (3.40%) Retail
5 6 (2.55%) Banking
5 6 (2.55%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (19.57%) Developer
2 45 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 40 (17.02%) Desktop Support
4 33 (14.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (11.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (11.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 26 (11.06%) Mac Engineer
7 20 (8.51%) Analyst
8 19 (8.09%) IT Support
9 17 (7.23%) Support Analyst
10 15 (6.38%) Junior
11 14 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
12 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (5.53%) Deskside Support
13 12 (5.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 12 (5.11%) Deskside Engineer
14 11 (4.68%) Deskside Support Engineer
14 11 (4.68%) IT Engineer
15 10 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.66%) Node.js
2 16 (6.81%) Ruby on Rails
3 15 (6.38%) CSS
3 15 (6.38%) HTML
3 15 (6.38%) JSON
4 14 (5.96%) RESTful
5 13 (5.53%) Express
5 13 (5.53%) Web Services
6 10 (4.26%) REST
7 8 (3.40%) XML
8 7 (2.98%) Django
9 6 (2.55%) LDAP
9 6 (2.55%) Spring
9 6 (2.55%) Svelte
10 5 (2.13%) Cocoa
11 4 (1.70%) .NET
11 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.28%) Autofac
12 3 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.79%) iPhone
2 19 (8.09%) Blackberry
3 18 (7.66%) iPad
4 16 (6.81%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (6.38%) Blog
6 14 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.40%) BYOD
7 8 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.98%) PKI
9 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.55%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.70%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.70%) User Experience
11 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.85%) Apple TV
12 2 (0.85%) EPoS
13 1 (0.43%) CCTV
13 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 156 (66.38%) Windows
2 89 (37.87%) Linux
3 80 (34.04%) Windows 10
4 56 (23.83%) Apple iOS
5 53 (22.55%) Windows 7
6 52 (22.13%) Unix
7 43 (18.30%) Android
8 13 (5.53%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.83%) CentOS
9 9 (3.83%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.98%) Debian
10 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.13%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.85%) VMS
13 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.72%) ITIL
3 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
4 19 (8.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (7.66%) Application Packaging
6 17 (7.23%) Service Management
7 16 (6.81%) Front End Development
8 14 (5.96%) Performance Optimisation
9 13 (5.53%) ITSM
9 13 (5.53%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (5.53%) TDD
10 12 (5.11%) Project Delivery
10 12 (5.11%) Time Management
11 11 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.68%) DevOps
11 11 (4.68%) Microservices
11 11 (4.68%) Service Design
12 10 (4.26%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.26%) Software Deployment
13 9 (3.83%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.74%) Python
2 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.77%) Ruby
4 28 (11.91%) Java
5 16 (6.81%) Go
6 11 (4.68%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.26%) Perl
8 9 (3.83%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.55%) C
9 6 (2.55%) Java 8
9 6 (2.55%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.13%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.70%) C++
11 4 (1.70%) VBScript
12 3 (1.28%) C#
12 3 (1.28%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.85%) SQL
14 1 (0.43%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 17 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.68%) Degree
5 10 (4.26%) ACSP
6 8 (3.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (2.55%) A+ Certification
7 6 (2.55%) MCSE
8 5 (2.13%) MCITP
8 5 (2.13%) MCTS
9 4 (1.70%) CCA
9 4 (1.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.85%) CISSP
11 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.85%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.85%) MCDST
11 2 (0.85%) MCP
11 2 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.53%) SLA
2 10 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) NCSC
3 3 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) PSD2
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (41.70%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.81%) Docker
3 12 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.70%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.70%) Xen
6 4 (1.70%) XenApp
6 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
2 46 (19.57%) SCCM
3 17 (7.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (6.38%) AirWatch
5 8 (3.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (2.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (2.98%) Terraform
7 5 (2.13%) SCOM
7 5 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.70%) Ansible
8 4 (1.70%) Perfmon
8 4 (1.70%) WSUS
8 4 (1.70%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.28%) PaperCut
10 2 (0.85%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.85%) Puppet
10 2 (0.85%) Salt
11 1 (0.43%) CASB
Vendors
1 88 (37.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.70%) Apple
3 34 (14.47%) Cisco
4 24 (10.21%) VMware
5 15 (6.38%) Adobe
5 15 (6.38%) Google
6 12 (5.11%) HP
7 9 (3.83%) Citrix
7 9 (3.83%) ServiceNow
8 8 (3.40%) Symantec
9 7 (2.98%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.55%) Meraki
10 6 (2.55%) Remedy
11 5 (2.13%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.70%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.70%) Fidessa
12 4 (1.70%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.70%) Lotus
12 4 (1.70%) Lumension
12 4 (1.70%) McAfee