Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 745 737
Rank change year-on-year +126 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 222 128 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.17% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 79 104
England median daily rate £354 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.60% -1.64% +52.50%
10th Percentile £113 £159 £115
90th Percentile £550 £504 £518
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +72.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +15.83% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £10.98 £11.13
90th Percentile £25.95 £19.50 £23.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.72% +15.83% +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 18967 21594 22698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.76% 21.95% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12114 13745 13523
England median daily rate £425 £410 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.99% +4.13%
10th Percentile £180 £205 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £565
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1180 1813
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +52 145 £345 -8.61% 14
North of England +93 23 £145 -47.18% 3
South West +34 20 £400 +300.00%
Yorkshire +44 16 £500 +60.00% 2
South East +24 16 £401 +116.49% 6
East of England -18 12 £230 -38.67% 3
North West +24 7 £125 -32.89% 1
Midlands +41 6 £535 +18.89% 2
West Midlands +35 6 £535 - 1
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 147 (66.22%) Windows
2 88 (39.64%) Microsoft
3 86 (38.74%) Linux
4 78 (35.14%) Active Directory
5 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (30.18%) Windows 7
7 56 (25.23%) Android
8 54 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
9 52 (23.42%) Unix
10 50 (22.52%) JavaScript
11 48 (21.62%) Apple
12 46 (20.72%) Windows 10
13 45 (20.27%) Python
14 44 (19.82%) CSS
14 44 (19.82%) HTML
14 44 (19.82%) Citrix
15 39 (17.57%) Blackberry
15 39 (17.57%) Git (software)
16 38 (17.12%) Cisco
17 33 (14.86%) VPN
18 31 (13.96%) Ruby
19 30 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
19 30 (13.51%) Java
20 28 (12.61%) Office 365
20 28 (12.61%) Front End Development
21 26 (11.71%) Lotus
21 26 (11.71%) IBM Notes
21 26 (11.71%) Apple iOS
22 25 (11.26%) BYOD
23 24 (10.81%) Analytical Skills

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 26 (11.71%) IBM Notes
2 9 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.60%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Moodle
6 1 (0.45%) Mule
6 1 (0.45%) nginx
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 54 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Eikon
2 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Office 365
2 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.05%) G Suite
4 8 (3.60%) npm
5 6 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Akamai
8 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.45%) GitHub
8 1 (0.45%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.45%) Heroku
8 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.86%) VPN
2 30 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (7.66%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.21%) DNS
5 13 (5.86%) LAN
5 13 (5.86%) WAN
5 13 (5.86%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.05%) DHCP
6 9 (4.05%) Internet
7 8 (3.60%) Skype
7 8 (3.60%) Wireless
8 7 (3.15%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (3.15%) WLAN
9 6 (2.70%) LDAP
10 5 (2.25%) Firewall
10 5 (2.25%) VLAN
11 4 (1.80%) SAN
11 4 (1.80%) VoIP
12 2 (0.90%) Intranet
12 2 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.86%) Vagrant
3 12 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.95%) Mocha
5 8 (3.60%) gulp
5 8 (3.60%) webpack
6 6 (2.70%) Subversion
7 2 (0.90%) GCC
8 1 (0.45%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.45%) GitLab
8 1 (0.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) Selenium
8 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 17 (7.66%) Banking
2 11 (4.95%) Retail Banking
3 6 (2.70%) Finance
3 6 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Back Office
4 3 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Front Office
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (30.18%) Developer
2 48 (21.62%) Desktop Support
3 43 (19.37%) Support Engineer
4 28 (12.61%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (12.61%) Mac Engineer
5 27 (12.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (9.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (7.21%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.31%) Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) Digital Developer
9 13 (5.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 13 (5.86%) IT Support
10 12 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Deskside Support
10 12 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
11 11 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (4.95%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.82%) CSS
1 44 (19.82%) HTML
2 16 (7.21%) JSON
3 12 (5.41%) Node.js
3 12 (5.41%) REST
4 11 (4.95%) Chai
4 11 (4.95%) HTML5
4 11 (4.95%) Sass
5 10 (4.50%) OOCSS
5 10 (4.50%) Semantic HTML
6 9 (4.05%) Redux
7 8 (3.60%) Handlebars
7 8 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (3.60%) SQLAlchemy
8 7 (3.15%) RESTful
9 6 (2.70%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (2.70%) XSLT
10 4 (1.80%) CSS3
11 3 (1.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.57%) Blackberry
2 25 (11.26%) BYOD
3 24 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (4.95%) User Experience
6 9 (4.05%) Taxonomies
7 8 (3.60%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.80%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.80%) iPhone
8 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.35%) New Media
10 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 2 (0.90%) Social Media
11 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 147 (66.22%) Windows
2 86 (38.74%) Linux
3 67 (30.18%) Windows 7
4 56 (25.23%) Android
5 52 (23.42%) Unix
6 46 (20.72%) Windows 10
7 26 (11.71%) Apple iOS
8 20 (9.01%) Windows Server
9 14 (6.31%) Mac OS X
10 11 (4.95%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.60%) Debian
11 8 (3.60%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.70%) SUSE
14 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.90%) CentOS
15 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.61%) Front End Development
3 21 (9.46%) ITIL
4 19 (8.56%) Test Automation
5 13 (5.86%) Coaching
5 13 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (5.86%) Data Modelling
5 13 (5.86%) E-Commerce
5 13 (5.86%) Open Source
5 13 (5.86%) Web Development
6 12 (5.41%) OO
6 12 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (5.41%) TDD
7 11 (4.95%) Mentoring
7 11 (4.95%) OOP
7 11 (4.95%) OWASP
7 11 (4.95%) Service Management
7 11 (4.95%) Unit Testing
8 10 (4.50%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 10 (4.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.52%) JavaScript
2 45 (20.27%) Python
3 31 (13.96%) Ruby
4 30 (13.51%) Java
5 21 (9.46%) Go
5 21 (9.46%) Scala
6 15 (6.76%) SQL
7 11 (4.95%) ES6
8 3 (1.35%) AppleScript
8 3 (1.35%) C
8 3 (1.35%) C#
9 2 (0.90%) Perl
9 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.60%) Degree
4 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.70%) CCNA
5 6 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.80%) CCA
7 3 (1.35%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.35%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.35%) MCSA
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.90%) CWNA
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.45%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.41%) SLA
2 9 (4.05%) WAI
2 9 (4.05%) WCAG
3 6 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.70%) QA
4 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 78 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.50%) VirtualBox
4 9 (4.05%) Docker
4 9 (4.05%) Samba
5 5 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.25%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.80%) vSphere
6 4 (1.80%) XenApp
7 3 (1.35%) OpenAM
7 3 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.90%) Xen
9 1 (0.45%) iptables
9 1 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (10.81%) SCCM
2 7 (3.15%) Ansible
3 5 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.80%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.80%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.35%) WSUS
6 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.90%) Packer
6 2 (0.90%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.90%) Terraform
7 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 88 (39.64%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.62%) Apple
3 44 (19.82%) Citrix
4 38 (17.12%) Cisco
5 26 (11.71%) Lotus
6 16 (7.21%) Bloomberg
6 16 (7.21%) Reuters
7 15 (6.76%) VMware
8 11 (4.95%) Google
9 6 (2.70%) MuleSoft
9 6 (2.70%) WSO2
10 4 (1.80%) Dell
10 4 (1.80%) Juniper
11 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.35%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.90%) Adobe
12 2 (0.90%) HP
12 2 (0.90%) NetApp
12 2 (0.90%) Remedy
13 1 (0.45%) Avaya