Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 727 720
Rank change year-on-year +64 -7 -7
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 200 129 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 80 111
England median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +115.28%
10th Percentile £113 £155 £115
90th Percentile £550 £485 £518
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +115.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 16
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.80 £19.50 £20.88
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +7.14%

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 19822 20912 22627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.91% 21.44% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12757 13334 13451
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £573
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1192 1189 1839
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.43% -1.27% +4.76%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +40 140 £340 -9.93% 14
North of England +65 18 £125 -66.67% 3
South East +8 16 £401 +116.49% 4
South West +8 14 £388 +287.50% 1
Yorkshire +34 12 - - 1
East of England -2 8 £290 -22.67% 4
North West +29 6 £125 -57.45% 2
Midlands +32 4 £535 +18.89% 5
West Midlands +22 4 £535 - 3
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 137 (68.50%) Windows
2 77 (38.50%) Microsoft
3 72 (36.00%) Linux
4 69 (34.50%) Active Directory
5 65 (32.50%) Windows 7
6 60 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (25.50%) Android
8 47 (23.50%) Windows 10
9 44 (22.00%) Apple
9 44 (22.00%) Unix
9 44 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
10 39 (19.50%) Citrix
11 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
12 36 (18.00%) Python
13 35 (17.50%) HTML
13 35 (17.50%) CSS
13 35 (17.50%) Blackberry
14 34 (17.00%) Ruby
15 33 (16.50%) Cisco
16 30 (15.00%) Git (software)
17 29 (14.50%) Office 365
18 27 (13.50%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (13.00%) VPN
20 23 (11.50%) Lotus
20 23 (11.50%) Java
20 23 (11.50%) IBM Notes
21 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
21 22 (11.00%) Front End Development
21 22 (11.00%) BYOD
22 21 (10.50%) Scala

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 23 (11.50%) IBM Notes
2 9 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
5 1 (0.50%) Mule
5 1 (0.50%) nginx
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (22.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (4.00%) Eikon
2 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.50%) Office 365
2 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.00%) npm
4 7 (3.50%) G Suite
5 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.50%) Akamai
8 1 (0.50%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
8 1 (0.50%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.50%) Cisco IOS
2 26 (13.00%) VPN
3 18 (9.00%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.00%) DNS
5 12 (6.00%) LAN
5 12 (6.00%) WAN
6 11 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (5.00%) DHCP
8 8 (4.00%) Skype
8 8 (4.00%) Wireless
9 7 (3.50%) Internet
9 7 (3.50%) WLAN
10 6 (3.00%) LDAP
10 6 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.50%) VLAN
12 4 (2.00%) Firewall
12 4 (2.00%) SAN
13 2 (1.00%) Intranet
13 2 (1.00%) SMS
13 2 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.50%) Mocha
3 8 (4.00%) gulp
3 8 (4.00%) webpack
4 7 (3.50%) Vagrant
5 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.00%) Subversion
7 2 (1.00%) GCC
7 2 (1.00%) Xcode
8 1 (0.50%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.50%) GitLab
8 1 (0.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
8 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (6.50%) Banking
2 9 (4.50%) Retail Banking
3 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.50%) Finance
5 3 (1.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (29.00%) Developer
2 47 (23.50%) Desktop Support
3 41 (20.50%) Support Engineer
4 27 (13.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 26 (13.00%) Mac Engineer
6 25 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 14 (7.00%) Digital Developer
8 14 (7.00%) Ruby Developer
9 13 (6.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 13 (6.50%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.00%) Analyst
10 12 (6.00%) Deskside Support
11 11 (5.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (5.50%) IT Support
11 11 (5.50%) Service Desk Support
12 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.50%) CSS
1 35 (17.50%) HTML
2 11 (5.50%) Chai
3 10 (5.00%) HTML5
3 10 (5.00%) OOCSS
3 10 (5.00%) Sass
3 10 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
4 9 (4.50%) Node.js
4 9 (4.50%) Redux
5 8 (4.00%) Handlebars
5 8 (4.00%) JSON
6 5 (2.50%) REST
7 4 (2.00%) Apache Camel
7 4 (2.00%) XSLT
8 3 (1.50%) CSS3
8 3 (1.50%) Middleware
8 3 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.50%) SQLAlchemy
9 2 (1.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 22 (11.00%) BYOD
3 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.00%) Taxonomies
5 11 (5.50%) Smartphone
5 11 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (5.00%) User Experience
7 4 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.00%) iPhone
8 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.50%) New Media
9 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.00%) iPad
9 2 (1.00%) Social Media
10 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.50%) State Machine
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 137 (68.50%) Windows
2 72 (36.00%) Linux
3 65 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 51 (25.50%) Android
5 47 (23.50%) Windows 10
6 44 (22.00%) Unix
7 22 (11.00%) Apple iOS
8 20 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (6.00%) Mac OS X
10 10 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 8 (4.00%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.50%) Debian
12 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (3.00%) SUSE
14 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (1.00%) CentOS
15 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (11.00%) Front End Development
3 17 (8.50%) ITIL
4 14 (7.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (6.50%) E-Commerce
6 12 (6.00%) Coaching
7 11 (5.50%) Decision Tree
7 11 (5.50%) OO
7 11 (5.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (5.50%) TDD
7 11 (5.50%) Unit Testing
8 10 (5.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 10 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (5.00%) Mobile First
8 10 (5.00%) OOP
8 10 (5.00%) Web Development
9 8 (4.00%) ITSM
9 8 (4.00%) Service Management
10 7 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (18.00%) Python
3 34 (17.00%) Ruby
4 23 (11.50%) Java
5 21 (10.50%) Go
5 21 (10.50%) Scala
6 11 (5.50%) ES6
7 7 (3.50%) SQL
8 3 (1.50%) C
9 2 (1.00%) Perl
9 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.50%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.00%) CCNA
4 6 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.00%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (2.50%) Degree
5 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.50%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.50%) CCA
6 3 (1.50%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.50%) MCSA
7 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.00%) CWNA
7 2 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.50%) CCNP
8 1 (0.50%) CIPD
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
8 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) SLA
2 8 (4.00%) WAI
2 8 (4.00%) WCAG
3 5 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.00%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (34.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.50%) Samba
2 9 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.00%) Docker
4 4 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.00%) VirtualBox
4 4 (2.00%) vSphere
4 4 (2.00%) XenApp
5 3 (1.50%) OpenAM
5 3 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.00%) Xen
7 1 (0.50%) NFS
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (10.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.50%) Ansible
3 4 (2.00%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.50%) WSUS
5 2 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) Packer
5 2 (1.00%) SCOM
5 2 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.00%) Terraform
6 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 77 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.00%) Apple
3 39 (19.50%) Citrix
4 33 (16.50%) Cisco
5 23 (11.50%) Lotus
6 13 (6.50%) Bloomberg
6 13 (6.50%) Reuters
7 12 (6.00%) VMware
8 9 (4.50%) Google
9 4 (2.00%) Dell
9 4 (2.00%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.00%) WSO2
10 3 (1.50%) Adobe
10 3 (1.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.50%) HP
10 3 (1.50%) Juniper
10 3 (1.50%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.00%) NetApp
11 2 (1.00%) Remedy
12 1 (0.50%) CA