Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 683 677
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +65
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 185 147 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 126
England median daily rate £300 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -6.45% +115.28%
10th Percentile £116 £126 £123
90th Percentile £504 £504 £518
UK median daily rate £300 £356 £388
% change year-on-year -15.79% -8.06% +115.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
England median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.13% +24.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £12.81 £13.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £14.75 £19.50 £17.50
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year -25.13% +24.67% -9.09%

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 19,385 18,479 20,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.78% 20.77% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,528 11,756 12,610
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £200 £191
90th Percentile £620 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,167 1,157 1,619
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.37
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.16 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%

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 21 February 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
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 21 February 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 +28 144 £300 -21.05% 44
South East -5 27 £338 +82.43% 15
East Midlands +15 5 £223 -50.56% 10
Midlands +12 5 £223 -50.56% 14
North of England +26 4 £166 -32.10% 10
South West -1 4 £444 +303.41% 4
North West +11 2 £166 -55.87% 7
Yorkshire -2 2 - - 3
East of England -15 1 £190 -32.74% 7
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 141 (76.22%) Windows
2 70 (37.84%) Apple
3 69 (37.30%) Microsoft
4 68 (36.76%) Active Directory
5 58 (31.35%) Linux
6 50 (27.03%) Office 365
7 44 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (23.24%) Windows 7
8 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
8 43 (23.24%) Windows 10
9 35 (18.92%) Apple iOS
10 32 (17.30%) Unix
10 32 (17.30%) Citrix
10 32 (17.30%) Android
11 26 (14.05%) Smartphone
12 23 (12.43%) Ruby
12 23 (12.43%) Windows Server
13 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
13 22 (11.89%) SCCM
13 22 (11.89%) DNS
13 22 (11.89%) Cisco
14 21 (11.35%) JavaScript
14 21 (11.35%) SC Cleared
14 21 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
15 20 (10.81%) Mac OS X
16 18 (9.73%) SLA
16 18 (9.73%) CSS
16 18 (9.73%) HTML
16 18 (9.73%) 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 18 (9.73%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.24%) Confluence
4 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.70%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.62%) GroupWise
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 43 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Eikon
2 1 (0.54%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.03%) Office 365
2 21 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.95%) G Suite
4 5 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Google Drive
7 2 (1.08%) npm
8 1 (0.54%) GitHub
8 1 (0.54%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.89%) DNS
2 17 (9.19%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (9.19%) VPN
3 15 (8.11%) DHCP
4 14 (7.57%) Firewall
5 13 (7.03%) Skype
6 12 (6.49%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (4.86%) SSL
7 9 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (4.32%) WAN
9 7 (3.78%) WLAN
10 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.70%) LAN
11 5 (2.70%) SMTP
11 5 (2.70%) VoIP
12 3 (1.62%) Internet
12 3 (1.62%) SMS
12 3 (1.62%) WebEx
13 2 (1.08%) Intranet
13 2 (1.08%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) MySQL
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (11.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.32%) JIRA
3 6 (3.24%) Bitbucket
3 6 (3.24%) Mocha
3 6 (3.24%) Xcode
4 4 (2.16%) Qt Creator
5 3 (1.62%) gulp
5 3 (1.62%) Selenium
6 2 (1.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.08%) webpack
7 1 (0.54%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.54%) GitLab
7 1 (0.54%) Grunt
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (8.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.24%) Banking
3 4 (2.16%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (22.16%) Support Engineer
2 36 (19.46%) Developer
3 30 (16.22%) Mac Engineer
4 28 (15.14%) Desktop Support
5 19 (10.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (9.73%) Analyst
7 17 (9.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (8.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Architect
9 11 (5.95%) IT Support
9 11 (5.95%) Ruby Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Digital Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (4.32%) Deployment Engineer
12 8 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (3.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 7 (3.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (3.78%) Mac Developer
13 7 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.73%) CSS
1 18 (9.73%) HTML
2 7 (3.78%) RESTful
2 7 (3.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (2.70%) Cocoa
3 5 (2.70%) Django
3 5 (2.70%) iOS SDK
3 5 (2.70%) Node.js
4 4 (2.16%) Chai
4 4 (2.16%) HTML5
4 4 (2.16%) Qt
4 4 (2.16%) Redux
5 3 (1.62%) LDAP
5 3 (1.62%) React Native
5 3 (1.62%) Sass
6 2 (1.08%) Handlebars
6 2 (1.08%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.08%) OOCSS
6 2 (1.08%) React
6 2 (1.08%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.05%) Smartphone
2 18 (9.73%) Blackberry
3 16 (8.65%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.78%) iPhone
5 6 (3.24%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.24%) PKI
5 6 (3.24%) RSA SecurID
5 6 (3.24%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.70%) BYOD
6 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) User Experience
7 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) NHS
9 1 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.54%) Clustering
9 1 (0.54%) EPoS
9 1 (0.54%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 141 (76.22%) Windows
2 58 (31.35%) Linux
3 43 (23.24%) Windows 10
3 43 (23.24%) Windows 7
4 35 (18.92%) Apple iOS
5 32 (17.30%) Android
5 32 (17.30%) Unix
6 23 (12.43%) Windows Server
7 20 (10.81%) Mac OS X
8 18 (9.73%) Windows 8
9 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (5.41%) SUSE
12 5 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.70%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.62%) Debian
14 2 (1.08%) CentOS
14 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.54%) OS/2
15 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (8.11%) Incident Management
2 15 (8.11%) ITIL
3 13 (7.03%) Test Automation
4 12 (6.49%) TDD
5 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (5.41%) ITSM
5 10 (5.41%) Service Management
6 9 (4.86%) DevOps
6 9 (4.86%) Open Source
7 8 (4.32%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (4.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (4.32%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (4.32%) Front End Development
7 8 (4.32%) iOS Development
7 8 (4.32%) Migration
8 7 (3.78%) Decision Tree
8 7 (3.78%) Mentoring
8 7 (3.78%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.43%) Ruby
2 21 (11.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.19%) Python
4 11 (5.95%) Java
5 7 (3.78%) Objective-C
5 7 (3.78%) PHP
5 7 (3.78%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.24%) ES6
6 6 (3.24%) SQL
7 4 (2.16%) C++
7 4 (2.16%) Go
7 4 (2.16%) Scala
8 3 (1.62%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.62%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.08%) ES7
9 2 (1.08%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) C#
10 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.32%) CTC Cleared
4 8 (4.32%) Degree
5 6 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.16%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.62%) CCA
7 3 (1.62%) MCSA
7 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.54%) CCNA
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) MCSE
9 1 (0.54%) PhD
9 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.08%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.08%) WAI
3 2 (1.08%) WCAG
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (36.76%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.32%) XenApp
4 5 (2.70%) Samba
4 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.70%) vSphere
5 3 (1.62%) Docker
5 3 (1.62%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.08%) XenServer
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (11.89%) SCCM
2 5 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (2.16%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.16%) SCOM
3 4 (2.16%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.62%) Ansible
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.62%) WSUS
5 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (37.84%) Apple
2 69 (37.30%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.30%) Citrix
4 22 (11.89%) Cisco
5 13 (7.03%) Google
6 11 (5.95%) VMware
7 9 (4.86%) Dell
8 8 (4.32%) Juniper
9 7 (3.78%) HP
10 6 (3.24%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.70%) Lotus
11 5 (2.70%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.16%) Adobe
12 4 (2.16%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.16%) Reuters
13 3 (1.62%) Avaya
13 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.08%) F5
14 2 (1.08%) Palo Alto
14 2 (1.08%) Red Hat