Period
to 25 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 576 417 552
Rank change year-on-year -159 +135 +57
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 147 71 261
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 1.49% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 39 187
10th Percentile £125 £183 £115
25th Percentile £163 £250 £153
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £270 £300 £275
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -15.38%
75th Percentile £525 £480 £483
90th Percentile £575 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £270 £333 £275
% change year-on-year -18.80% +20.91% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 10
10th Percentile £11.59 £11.10 £11.88
25th Percentile £11.85 £11.82 £13.94
Median hourly rate £12.73 £14.28 £18.10
Median % change year-on-year -10.86% -21.13% +3.43%
75th Percentile £13.39 £15.95 £21.44
90th Percentile £17.65 £29.58 £50.88
UK median hourly rate £12.73 £14.28 £18.10
% change year-on-year -10.86% -21.13% +3.43%

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 10,042 4,778 16,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.68% 18.49% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,814 3,125 10,635
10th Percentile £166 £185 £150
25th Percentile £335 £319 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 242 997
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.43
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.01% +0.11%
75th Percentile £39.90 £38.94 £36.70
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.14 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +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 25 September 2021.

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
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 September 2021. 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 -144 98 £350 +16.67% 46
South East -70 16 £168 -43.17% 22
South West -40 8 £133 -74.15% 19
Midlands -70 7 £109 -20.55% 13
North of England -75 5 £263 -55.32% 16
West Midlands -60 4 £108 -21.45% 8
East of England - 4 £500 - 10
Yorkshire -52 3 £338 -42.55% 5
East Midlands - 3 £513 - 5
North West -52 2 £198 - 8
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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.

1 113 (76.87%) Windows
2 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
4 62 (42.18%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (36.73%) Apple iOS
6 53 (36.05%) Windows 10
7 47 (31.97%) Apple
8 43 (29.25%) Android
8 43 (29.25%) Social Skills
9 38 (25.85%) SCCM
10 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
11 30 (20.41%) ITIL
12 26 (17.69%) Linux
13 25 (17.01%) Microsoft Intune
14 24 (16.33%) Windows Server
15 23 (15.65%) Azure
15 23 (15.65%) Jamf Pro
16 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (13.61%) LAN
17 20 (13.61%) DNS
18 19 (12.93%) Video Conferencing
18 19 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (10.88%) ITSM
20 15 (10.20%) Firewall
20 15 (10.20%) DHCP
20 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
20 15 (10.20%) VMware
21 14 (9.52%) Time Management
22 13 (8.84%) Finance

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 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.40%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.72%) Confluence
3 3 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.36%) NUKE
3 1 (0.68%) iWork
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) assyst
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (42.18%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (15.65%) Azure
3 13 (8.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.44%) Google Workspace
5 5 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (2.72%) AWS
6 4 (2.72%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.04%) SaaS
8 2 (1.36%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.36%) Slack
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.68%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.68%) Serverless
9 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.61%) DNS
1 20 (13.61%) LAN
2 15 (10.20%) DHCP
2 15 (10.20%) Firewall
3 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.80%) VoIP
3 10 (6.80%) WAN
4 9 (6.12%) Skype
4 9 (6.12%) WebEx
5 8 (5.44%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (4.76%) VPN
7 5 (3.40%) HTTPS
8 4 (2.72%) Wireless
9 3 (2.04%) 3G
9 3 (2.04%) Internet
9 3 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.36%) Intranet
10 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.68%) SAN
11 1 (0.68%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Xcode
2 10 (6.80%) JIRA
3 6 (4.08%) Android Studio
4 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.04%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.04%) MSI
6 2 (1.36%) Inno Setup
6 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.68%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.68%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.68%) JUnit
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) Postman
7 1 (0.68%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.68%) TestRail
7 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (29.25%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.84%) Finance
4 12 (8.16%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.44%) Banking
6 6 (4.08%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.40%) Retail
8 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.04%) Law
8 3 (2.04%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.36%) Back Office
9 2 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (1.36%) Legal
9 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.68%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.68%) Local Government
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.01%) Analyst
3 22 (14.97%) Developer
4 19 (12.93%) IT Support
4 19 (12.93%) Mac Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Desktop Support
6 11 (7.48%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) IT Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) SCCM Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.08%) C++ Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Cocoa
1 7 (4.76%) CSS
1 7 (4.76%) HTML
2 6 (4.08%) JSON
3 5 (3.40%) Qt
3 5 (3.40%) Web Services
4 4 (2.72%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.04%) iOS SDK
5 3 (2.04%) Node.js
6 2 (1.36%) LAMP
6 2 (1.36%) Redux
6 2 (1.36%) RESTful
7 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.68%) HTML5
7 1 (0.68%) Java EE
7 1 (0.68%) JPA
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.08%) HoloLens
2 6 (4.08%) Life Science
3 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.40%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) PlayStation
5 3 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.04%) Xbox
6 2 (1.36%) Blog
6 2 (1.36%) BYOD
6 2 (1.36%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.36%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.36%) iPad
6 2 (1.36%) iPhone
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.36%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 113 (76.87%) Windows
2 54 (36.73%) Apple iOS
3 53 (36.05%) Windows 10
4 43 (29.25%) Android
5 26 (17.69%) Linux
6 24 (16.33%) Windows Server
7 10 (6.80%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.12%) Unix
9 3 (2.04%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.68%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.41%) ITIL
2 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (10.88%) ITSM
5 14 (9.52%) Time Management
6 13 (8.84%) Migration
7 12 (8.16%) Service Management
8 11 (7.48%) Asset Management
9 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (5.44%) Antivirus Management
11 8 (5.44%) Application Packaging
11 8 (5.44%) Task Automation
12 7 (4.76%) Analytics
12 7 (4.76%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.76%) Information Security
12 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.76%) TDD
13 6 (4.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.80%) C++
3 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.44%) Objective-C
4 7 (4.76%) Java
5 6 (4.08%) Ruby
6 5 (3.40%) Python
7 3 (2.04%) C
7 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.36%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.68%) Rust
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.80%) MCSE
3 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.40%) Degree
5 5 (3.40%) MCSA
6 4 (2.72%) MCP
7 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.04%) MCITP
7 3 (2.04%) MCTS
8 2 (1.36%) ACSP
8 2 (1.36%) CCNA
8 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.36%) MOS
8 2 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.36%) PMP
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) SLA
2 7 (4.76%) QA
3 5 (3.40%) NIST
3 5 (3.40%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.04%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.68%) ITGC
5 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (44.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.04%) Docker
5 3 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.68%) Firmware
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (25.85%) SCCM
2 25 (17.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (15.65%) Jamf Pro
4 7 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.36%) Ansible
6 2 (1.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.68%) Grafana
7 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.68%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.68%) Scalr
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.68%) WMI
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 47 (31.97%) Apple
3 15 (10.20%) VMware
4 13 (8.84%) ServiceNow
5 11 (7.48%) Citrix
6 8 (5.44%) Cisco
7 7 (4.76%) Adobe
7 7 (4.76%) Samsung
8 6 (4.08%) Google
9 4 (2.72%) HP
10 3 (2.04%) Dell
10 3 (2.04%) Ivanti
10 3 (2.04%) OneLogin
10 3 (2.04%) Ping Identity
10 3 (2.04%) Polycom
10 3 (2.04%) Roku
10 3 (2.04%) Sophos
11 2 (1.36%) Okta
11 2 (1.36%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.36%) WatchGuard