Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 498 440 504
Rank change year-on-year -58 +64 +130
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 284 102 238
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 1.65% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 59 146
10th Percentile £144 £98 £126
25th Percentile £178 £226 £158
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £320 £310 £277
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% +11.91% +0.73%
75th Percentile £550 £488 £480
90th Percentile £650 £598 £500
UK median daily rate £325 £350 £250
% change year-on-year -7.14% +40.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 14
10th Percentile £10.53 £12.34 £11.88
25th Percentile £11.40 £12.99 £13.16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.68 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.85% -16.11% -
75th Percentile £17.83 £24.00 £21.26
90th Percentile £27.50 £41.33 £41.60
UK median hourly rate £12.73 £14.68 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.32% -16.11% -

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 11,082 6,164 13,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.01% 18.10% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,740 4,007 8,738
10th Percentile £160 £163 £143
25th Percentile £313 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £428 £413
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% +3.76% -3.51%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £615 £606
UK median daily rate £495 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +15.12% +4.88% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 360 1,009
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.53 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% +0.59%
75th Percentile £48.58 £40.19 £23.19
90th Percentile £64.22 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% +2.94%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in England.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in England.

Hourly rate trend for Mac OS in England

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -70 169 £420 +12.00% 59
South East -38 35 £191 -50.65% 24
South West -42 20 £250 -16.94% 12
Midlands -50 20 £215 +0.12% 17
North of England -51 18 £390 +178.57% 16
East Midlands -20 12 £323 - 10
East of England -38 10 £425 - 13
North West -40 10 £438 +212.50% 6
Yorkshire -32 8 £390 -13.33% 9
West Midlands -52 8 £110 -48.72% 7
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 215 (75.70%) Windows
2 115 (40.49%) Microsoft
3 111 (39.08%) Microsoft 365
4 110 (38.73%) Windows 10
4 110 (38.73%) Active Directory
5 102 (35.92%) Linux
6 70 (24.65%) Social Skills
7 66 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
7 66 (23.24%) Apple
8 64 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (22.18%) Apple iOS
10 49 (17.25%) SCCM
10 49 (17.25%) Android
11 43 (15.14%) Unix
11 43 (15.14%) Ruby
11 43 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (14.79%) Windows Server
12 42 (14.79%) Accessibility
12 42 (14.79%) Azure
13 40 (14.08%) Jamf Pro
14 39 (13.73%) DNS
15 37 (13.03%) ITIL
15 37 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
16 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Intune
17 34 (11.97%) LAN
17 34 (11.97%) VMware
18 31 (10.92%) Firewall
19 28 (9.86%) AWS
20 26 (9.15%) Java
21 25 (8.80%) SLA

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 13 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.82%) Confluence
4 7 (2.46%) CMS
5 5 (1.76%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
7 2 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.35%) MTS
Applications
1 66 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) iWork
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 111 (39.08%) Microsoft 365
2 42 (14.79%) Azure
3 28 (9.86%) AWS
4 21 (7.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.93%) Amazon S3
6 12 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
7 8 (2.82%) Google Workspace
8 7 (2.46%) GCP
8 7 (2.46%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.76%) SaaS
10 4 (1.41%) Azure Monitor
10 4 (1.41%) Slack
11 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.06%) Google Play
11 3 (1.06%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.06%) NuGet
12 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.73%) DNS
2 34 (11.97%) LAN
3 31 (10.92%) Firewall
4 21 (7.39%) TCP/IP
5 20 (7.04%) VPN
5 20 (7.04%) WAN
6 19 (6.69%) VoIP
7 18 (6.34%) Wireless
8 16 (5.63%) DHCP
9 15 (5.28%) Skype
10 14 (4.93%) WebEx
11 11 (3.87%) HTTPS
12 10 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (3.17%) Internet
13 9 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (2.11%) 3G
14 6 (2.11%) Network Security
15 5 (1.76%) HTTP
15 5 (1.76%) SSH
15 5 (1.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
1 12 (4.23%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.41%) Couchbase
3 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.35%) DTS
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (5.99%) JIRA
2 9 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.76%) Android Studio
3 5 (1.76%) Xcode
4 4 (1.41%) GitLab
5 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (0.70%) Hudson
5 2 (0.70%) Inno Setup
5 2 (0.70%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.70%) JUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Maven
5 2 (0.70%) MSI
5 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.35%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.35%) Selenium
6 1 (0.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 70 (24.65%) Social Skills
2 37 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.45%) Finance
4 17 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.93%) Public Sector
6 9 (3.17%) Banking
7 6 (2.11%) Retail
8 4 (1.41%) Games
8 4 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (1.41%) Law
8 4 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.06%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.06%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 60 (21.13%) Support Engineer
2 52 (18.31%) Developer
3 37 (13.03%) IT Support
4 34 (11.97%) Analyst
5 31 (10.92%) Mac Engineer
6 29 (10.21%) Desktop Support
7 28 (9.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) IT Engineer
12 14 (4.93%) Architect
12 14 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (4.93%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 12 (4.23%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 10 (3.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 10 (3.52%) SCCM Engineer
16 9 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 9 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 20 (7.04%) RESTful
3 19 (6.69%) CSS
3 19 (6.69%) HTML
3 19 (6.69%) Web Services
4 11 (3.87%) Node.js
5 8 (2.82%) JSON
5 8 (2.82%) LDAP
6 7 (2.46%) Middleware
7 5 (1.76%) .NET
8 4 (1.41%) UIKit
9 3 (1.06%) Cocoa
9 3 (1.06%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (1.06%) Spring
10 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.70%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.70%) HTML5
10 2 (0.70%) JPA
10 2 (0.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.34%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.46%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.46%) Blog
5 6 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.76%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.76%) iPhone
6 5 (1.76%) User Experience
7 4 (1.41%) HoloLens
7 4 (1.41%) iPad
7 4 (1.41%) Life Science
7 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 215 (75.70%) Windows
2 110 (38.73%) Windows 10
3 102 (35.92%) Linux
4 63 (22.18%) Apple iOS
5 49 (17.25%) Android
6 43 (15.14%) Unix
7 42 (14.79%) Windows Server
8 22 (7.75%) Windows 7
9 13 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.46%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
16 2 (0.70%) CentOS
17 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (13.03%) ITIL
4 25 (8.80%) Test Automation
5 22 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (7.39%) ITSM
7 20 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 18 (6.34%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (5.99%) Performance Optimisation
10 16 (5.63%) Asset Management
11 15 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.93%) Information Security
13 13 (4.58%) Application Packaging
13 13 (4.58%) Migration
14 11 (3.87%) Content Management
14 11 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.52%) Front End Development
15 10 (3.52%) Infrastructure as Code
15 10 (3.52%) Web Development
16 9 (3.17%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.14%) Ruby
2 26 (9.15%) Java
3 21 (7.39%) JavaScript
3 21 (7.39%) PowerShell
4 19 (6.69%) Python
5 10 (3.52%) C++
6 9 (3.17%) Objective-C
7 8 (2.82%) Apple Swift
8 7 (2.46%) SQL
9 6 (2.11%) Bash
10 4 (1.41%) C
11 3 (1.06%) VBA
12 2 (0.70%) C#
12 2 (0.70%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.35%) ABAP
13 1 (0.35%) Ada
13 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.35%) Java 8
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.28%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.93%) MCSE
4 13 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.87%) Degree
6 9 (3.17%) MCSA
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.76%) CISSP
8 5 (1.76%) MCP
9 4 (1.41%) ACSP
9 4 (1.41%) CCNA
9 4 (1.41%) CISA
9 4 (1.41%) CISM
9 4 (1.41%) CREST Certified
10 3 (1.06%) CRISC
10 3 (1.06%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.06%) MCITP
10 3 (1.06%) MCTS
10 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.79%) Accessibility
2 25 (8.80%) SLA
3 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) GDPR
4 2 (0.70%) ITGC
4 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) NIST
5 1 (0.35%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) Section 508
5 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 110 (38.73%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (3.52%) Docker
4 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.11%) vSphere
6 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.41%) NFS
7 4 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
10 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.35%) KVM
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (17.25%) SCCM
2 40 (14.08%) Jamf Pro
3 35 (12.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (5.99%) Terraform
5 10 (3.52%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (3.17%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.76%) Ansible
8 3 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.06%) Puppet
8 3 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.70%) WMI
10 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.35%) SCOM
10 1 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 115 (40.49%) Microsoft
2 66 (23.24%) Apple
3 34 (11.97%) VMware
4 24 (8.45%) Cisco
5 23 (8.10%) Citrix
6 19 (6.69%) Google
7 15 (5.28%) ServiceNow
8 10 (3.52%) HP
9 9 (3.17%) Dell
10 8 (2.82%) Adobe
11 7 (2.46%) Okta
11 7 (2.46%) Splunk
12 6 (2.11%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.76%) Avaya
13 5 (1.76%) Oracle
13 5 (1.76%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.76%) Samsung
13 5 (1.76%) SAP
13 5 (1.76%) Veeam
14 4 (1.41%) Bomgar