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 3 months to 27 March 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 (including macOS Sierra)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 547 546
Rank change year-on-year +54 -1  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 73 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 34
Median daily rate £400 £353 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% +107.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £168 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -34.61% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 10
Median hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.57 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.77 £17.50 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +32.46% -  

Mac OS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8498 10495 10812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.50% 21.39% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6554 6176
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 642 905
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Mac OS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 50 £450 +20.00% 12
South East +16 9 £263 +2.53% 6
East of England -4 9 £175 +9.37% 2
South West +6 4 £110 - 3
North West +12 1 £200 -47.54% 8
Mac OS
UK

Mac OS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 99 (66.00%) Windows
2 61 (40.67%) Linux
3 59 (39.33%) Microsoft
4 52 (34.67%) MS Office
5 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (26.67%) Unix
7 37 (24.67%) Apple
7 37 (24.67%) Windows 7
8 36 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 30 (20.00%) ITIL
9 30 (20.00%) Java
10 28 (18.67%) Ruby
11 26 (17.33%) Python
12 23 (15.33%) Apple iOS
13 20 (13.33%) Blackberry
13 20 (13.33%) Web Development
14 19 (12.67%) Android
15 17 (11.33%) MS Exchange
16 16 (10.67%) DNS
16 16 (10.67%) Citrix
16 16 (10.67%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (10.00%) Shibboleth
17 15 (10.00%) Retail
17 15 (10.00%) DHCP
17 15 (10.00%) SAML
18 14 (9.33%) VPN
18 14 (9.33%) Web Services
19 13 (8.67%) Cisco
19 13 (8.67%) Go
19 13 (8.67%) Data Privacy

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 17 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (0.67%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (34.67%) MS Office
2 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.00%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.67%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Eikon
2 2 (1.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.67%) Radian6
3 1 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.67%) G Suite
3 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.67%) DNS
2 15 (10.00%) DHCP
3 14 (9.33%) VPN
4 10 (6.67%) Internet
5 9 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (5.33%) Firewall
7 7 (4.67%) LDAP
7 7 (4.67%) VoIP
7 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.67%) WebEx
11 3 (2.00%) Skype
12 2 (1.33%) WLAN
13 1 (0.67%) HTTP
13 1 (0.67%) IMAP
13 1 (0.67%) Intranet
13 1 (0.67%) LAN
13 1 (0.67%) SMTP
13 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.67%) FileMaker
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.33%) JIRA
3 4 (2.67%) eggPlant
3 4 (2.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.33%) Babel
4 2 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.33%) Mocha
4 2 (1.33%) MSI
4 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.33%) webpack
5 1 (0.67%) CMake
5 1 (0.67%) JUnit
5 1 (0.67%) Mockito
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) Xcode
General
1 15 (10.00%) Retail
2 9 (6.00%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Finance
4 4 (2.67%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.00%) Games
6 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (32.67%) Developer
2 36 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 20 (13.33%) Mac Engineer
4 18 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (10.67%) IT Support
6 14 (9.33%) Desktop Support
7 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.00%) Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (6.00%) IT Engineer
11 9 (6.00%) Ruby Developer
12 7 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (4.67%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.00%) SAML
2 14 (9.33%) Web Services
3 9 (6.00%) CSS
3 9 (6.00%) HTML
3 9 (6.00%) RESTful
4 6 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (2.67%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.00%) CSS3
6 3 (2.00%) HTML5
7 2 (1.33%) .NET
7 2 (1.33%) Chai
7 2 (1.33%) React
7 2 (1.33%) Redux
7 2 (1.33%) Web Components
7 2 (1.33%) XHTML
8 1 (0.67%) Django
8 1 (0.67%) JAAS
8 1 (0.67%) JAXB
8 1 (0.67%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.33%) BYOD
3 7 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.00%) Blog
5 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.67%) HTC Vive
6 4 (2.67%) iPad
6 4 (2.67%) iPhone
6 4 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
8 1 (0.67%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 99 (66.00%) Windows
2 61 (40.67%) Linux
3 40 (26.67%) Unix
4 37 (24.67%) Windows 7
5 23 (15.33%) Apple iOS
6 19 (12.67%) Android
7 11 (7.33%) Windows 10
8 10 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.33%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.00%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.33%) Windows Server
13 4 (2.67%) Debian
14 1 (0.67%) CentOS
14 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.67%) Solaris
14 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.67%) VMS
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.00%) ITIL
3 20 (13.33%) Web Development
4 16 (10.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 13 (8.67%) Data Privacy
6 12 (8.00%) Data Security
7 11 (7.33%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.33%) Performance Optimisation
8 8 (5.33%) Time Management
9 7 (4.67%) Network Management
10 6 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
10 6 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.00%) DevOps
10 6 (4.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (4.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.33%) Coaching
11 5 (3.33%) Software Deployment
11 5 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.00%) Java
2 28 (18.67%) Ruby
3 26 (17.33%) Python
4 13 (8.67%) Go
5 12 (8.00%) Scala
6 11 (7.33%) C
7 9 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.00%) Perl
8 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.67%) SQL
10 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.00%) C#
10 3 (2.00%) C++
11 2 (1.33%) ES6
12 1 (0.67%) Korn
12 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.67%) PHP
12 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 5 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) MCSA
6 2 (1.33%) MCSE
6 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) CCA
7 1 (0.67%) CCNA
7 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) MCP
7 1 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) WAI
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.00%) Shibboleth
3 9 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.67%) Docker
5 5 (3.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.67%) XenApp
7 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.00%) NFS
7 3 (2.00%) Samba
8 1 (0.67%) Ceph
8 1 (0.67%) Dovecot
8 1 (0.67%) iptables
8 1 (0.67%) KVM
8 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.67%) Squid
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Ansible
1 4 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.67%) SCCM
2 3 (2.00%) systemd
3 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.67%) Cacti
3 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) RANCID
3 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (39.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (24.67%) Apple
3 16 (10.67%) Citrix
4 13 (8.67%) Cisco
5 12 (8.00%) Lotus
6 10 (6.67%) VMware
7 8 (5.33%) Google
8 7 (4.67%) Bloomberg
8 7 (4.67%) MobileIron
8 7 (4.67%) Reuters
9 6 (4.00%) Adobe
10 4 (2.67%) HP
11 2 (1.33%) Autodesk
11 2 (1.33%) BMC
11 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.67%) Capita
12 1 (0.67%) Dell
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle
12 1 (0.67%) Remedy
12 1 (0.67%) Sage
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