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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 505 554 598
Rank change year-on-year +49 +44  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 89 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.00% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 41 22
England median daily rate £425 £375 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +101.34%  
10th Percentile £152 £160 £110
90th Percentile £542 £520 £491
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £185
% change year-on-year +13.33% +102.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +26.66%  

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 8895 11260 11414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.57% 22.84% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11917 16287 15602
England median daily rate £413 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.82%  
10th Percentile £173 £200 £165
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
UK median daily rate £408 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1219 1396 2375
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.11 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.00 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
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 29 June 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 +3 48 £409 +9.18% 26
North of England +67 13 £334 -16.30% 4
South West +12 12 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +28 11 £500 +25.39% 2
East of England -3 10 £230 -38.66% 3
West Midlands +24 4 £543 - 3
Midlands +16 4 £543 - 5
North West +27 2 £168 - 2
South East +14 2 - - 2
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 88 (52.69%) Windows
2 86 (51.50%) Linux
3 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (38.32%) Unix
5 56 (33.53%) Microsoft
6 50 (29.94%) Microsoft Office
7 43 (25.75%) Java
8 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
9 38 (22.75%) Python
10 37 (22.16%) Windows 7
11 35 (20.96%) Test Automation
12 33 (19.76%) VPN
13 32 (19.16%) Apple
13 32 (19.16%) Ruby
14 31 (18.56%) Web Development
15 28 (16.77%) Android
15 28 (16.77%) Citrix
16 27 (16.17%) Cisco
16 27 (16.17%) Blackberry
17 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
17 26 (15.57%) RESTful
18 24 (14.37%) CSS
18 24 (14.37%) HTML
19 23 (13.77%) Apple iOS
19 23 (13.77%) Mentoring
20 22 (13.17%) DevOps
20 22 (13.17%) IBM Notes
20 22 (13.17%) Lotus
21 21 (12.57%) Git (software)
21 21 (12.57%) Cisco IOS

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 22 (13.17%) IBM Notes
2 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (29.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.80%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 10 (5.99%) Eikon
2 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.59%) Office 365
2 4 (2.40%) G Suite
3 2 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.60%) GitHub
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (19.76%) VPN
2 21 (12.57%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (6.59%) DNS
4 9 (5.39%) DHCP
5 8 (4.79%) VoIP
6 7 (4.19%) Internet
7 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.40%) Firewall
8 4 (2.40%) Skype
8 4 (2.40%) WebEx
9 2 (1.20%) LAN
9 2 (1.20%) LDAP
9 2 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.20%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.20%) VLAN
9 2 (1.20%) WAN
9 2 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.60%) Network Security
10 1 (0.60%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.20%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.58%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.59%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (1.20%) GCC
6 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.60%) JUnit
6 1 (0.60%) Mockito
6 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (10.78%) Banking
2 16 (9.58%) Retail
3 12 (7.19%) Retail Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Finance
5 4 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (46.71%) Developer
2 22 (13.17%) Desktop Support
3 20 (11.98%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (10.18%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.58%) Digital Developer
5 16 (9.58%) Mac Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) Senior Developer
7 13 (7.78%) IT Support
7 13 (7.78%) Python Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Ruby Developer
10 9 (5.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.39%) Deskside Support
10 9 (5.39%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Service Desk Support
11 8 (4.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (4.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.57%) RESTful
2 24 (14.37%) CSS
2 24 (14.37%) HTML
3 17 (10.18%) SAML
4 16 (9.58%) JSON
5 13 (7.78%) REST
6 12 (7.19%) Node.js
7 9 (5.39%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (5.39%) SQLAlchemy
8 8 (4.79%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (4.79%) Web Services
9 4 (2.40%) Apache Camel
9 4 (2.40%) XSLT
10 3 (1.80%) Cocoa
10 3 (1.80%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (1.80%) UIKit
11 2 (1.20%) OAuth
12 1 (0.60%) Django
12 1 (0.60%) JPA
12 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.17%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.38%) BYOD
3 16 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.99%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.99%) Blog
6 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.40%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.40%) HTC Vive
6 4 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.80%) iPad
7 3 (1.80%) iPhone
8 2 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) W3C
9 1 (0.60%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 88 (52.69%) Windows
2 86 (51.50%) Linux
3 64 (38.32%) Unix
4 37 (22.16%) Windows 7
5 28 (16.77%) Android
6 23 (13.77%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.79%) Mac OS X
7 8 (4.79%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.60%) Debian
11 1 (0.60%) VMS
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.96%) Test Automation
3 31 (18.56%) Web Development
4 23 (13.77%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.17%) DevOps
6 21 (12.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 18 (10.78%) Microservices
8 16 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.58%) Data Security
9 15 (8.98%) Data Privacy
9 15 (8.98%) ITIL
9 15 (8.98%) Performance Optimisation
10 14 (8.38%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.38%) Front End Development
11 13 (7.78%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.19%) Open Source
13 11 (6.59%) OWASP
14 9 (5.39%) Coaching
15 8 (4.79%) ITSM
15 8 (4.79%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.75%) Java
2 38 (22.75%) Python
3 32 (19.16%) Ruby
4 26 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.38%) SQL
6 12 (7.19%) C
7 10 (5.99%) C#
8 9 (5.39%) Go
9 7 (4.19%) Scala
10 5 (2.99%) Perl
11 4 (2.40%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.80%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.20%) AppleScript
13 2 (1.20%) C++
13 2 (1.20%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (3.59%) DBS Check
4 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.40%) CCNA
5 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.40%) Degree
5 4 (2.40%) MCSE
6 3 (1.80%) MCP
6 3 (1.80%) MCSA
7 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) MCITP
7 2 (1.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CCA
8 1 (0.60%) CCNP
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.19%) QA
3 5 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.40%) SLA
5 2 (1.20%) WAI
5 2 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.98%) Shibboleth
3 14 (8.38%) Docker
4 11 (6.59%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) iptables
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (7.78%) SCCM
2 3 (1.80%) SCOM
2 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 56 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 32 (19.16%) Apple
3 28 (16.77%) Citrix
4 27 (16.17%) Cisco
5 22 (13.17%) Lotus
6 17 (10.18%) Bloomberg
7 16 (9.58%) Reuters
8 9 (5.39%) MobileIron
9 6 (3.59%) Adobe
10 5 (2.99%) Google
10 5 (2.99%) VMware
11 4 (2.40%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.40%) WSO2
12 3 (1.80%) Juniper
13 2 (1.20%) Autodesk
13 2 (1.20%) BMC
13 2 (1.20%) Remedy
14 1 (0.60%) BT
14 1 (0.60%) Oracle
14 1 (0.60%) Sage
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