Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 610 624
Rank change year-on-year +149 +14 +32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 136 217 243
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.62% 1.31% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 137 161
Median daily rate £281 £288 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -8.73% -21.25%
10th Percentile £109 £125 £119
90th Percentile £516 £588 £518
UK median daily rate £250 £306 £325
% change year-on-year -18.37% -5.77% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 16
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +23.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.75 £12.94
90th Percentile £32.84 £44.75 £22.44
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% +20.00% -17.81%

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 8,420 16,547 19,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.98% 19.96% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,222 10,553 12,136
Median daily rate £425 £441 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -0.90% +4.71%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £185
90th Percentile £625 £625 £616
UK median daily rate £425 £432 £425
% change year-on-year -1.56% +1.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 957 1,245
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.70 £49.05 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 27 May 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +151 76 £388 +19.23% 8
South East +94 24 £120 -56.36% 2
Midlands +72 12 £150 -57.14% 6
South West +53 9 £120 -7.69%
East of England +48 9 £423 +128.38% 8
North of England +99 7 £180 -52.00% 3
West Midlands +58 7 £105 -70.00% 5
Yorkshire +62 5 £550 +46.67% 1
East Midlands +45 5 £150 -31.43% 1
North West +54 1 £180 - 1
North East - 1 £110 - 1
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 98 (72.06%) Windows
2 51 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
4 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
4 44 (32.35%) Linux
5 41 (30.15%) Apple iOS
6 38 (27.94%) Android
7 36 (26.47%) Office 365
8 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
9 27 (19.85%) Apple
10 25 (18.38%) SCCM
11 24 (17.65%) Jamf Pro
12 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.97%) Test Automation
15 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
15 18 (13.24%) VMware
16 17 (12.50%) ITIL
16 17 (12.50%) Unix
16 17 (12.50%) Azure
16 17 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (12.50%) G Suite
17 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
17 16 (11.76%) LAN
18 15 (11.03%) Xcode
19 14 (10.29%) Python
19 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
20 13 (9.56%) AirWatch
20 13 (9.56%) Docker

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 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 2 (1.47%) Drupal
3 2 (1.47%) WordPress
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) InDesign
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 36 (26.47%) Office 365
2 17 (12.50%) Azure
2 17 (12.50%) G Suite
3 10 (7.35%) AWS
4 4 (2.94%) npm
5 2 (1.47%) GitHub
5 2 (1.47%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.74%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.74%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.74%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) LAN
2 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.35%) VPN
4 8 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (5.88%) VoIP
4 8 (5.88%) WAN
4 8 (5.88%) Wireless
5 7 (5.15%) Network Security
5 7 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (2.94%) DNS
6 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.21%) DHCP
7 3 (2.21%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.21%) PBX
7 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.47%) 3G
8 2 (1.47%) HTTP
8 2 (1.47%) Internet
8 2 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) MySQL
2 8 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.41%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.21%) Redis
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.03%) Xcode
3 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.62%) JIRA
5 5 (3.68%) Android Studio
5 5 (3.68%) CMake
6 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.21%) Selenium
7 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.47%) Mocha
8 2 (1.47%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.74%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.74%) fastlane
9 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 7 (5.15%) Public Sector
2 5 (3.68%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.74%) Front Office
4 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) Support Engineer
3 25 (18.38%) Desktop Support
4 23 (16.91%) Desktop Engineer
5 20 (14.71%) Mac Engineer
6 17 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) IT Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) IT Support
8 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.35%) Deskside Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) C++ Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Deskside Support
9 8 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) .NET
2 10 (7.35%) CSS
2 10 (7.35%) HTML
3 9 (6.62%) Cocoa
3 9 (6.62%) Node.js
4 7 (5.15%) RESTful
5 6 (4.41%) ASP.NET
5 6 (4.41%) Express
5 6 (4.41%) Spring
5 6 (4.41%) Svelte
6 5 (3.68%) JSON
6 5 (3.68%) REST
7 4 (2.94%) MFC
7 4 (2.94%) Web Services
7 4 (2.94%) XML
8 3 (2.21%) .NET Core
8 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.21%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.35%) iPad
3 9 (6.62%) iPhone
4 8 (5.88%) Blog
4 8 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.41%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) BYOD
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
9 1 (0.74%) STB
9 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 98 (72.06%) Windows
2 51 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 44 (32.35%) Linux
4 41 (30.15%) Apple iOS
5 38 (27.94%) Android
6 18 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 17 (12.50%) Unix
8 6 (4.41%) CentOS
9 5 (3.68%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
10 4 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (1.47%) tvOS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.97%) Test Automation
3 17 (12.50%) ITIL
4 14 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 11 (8.09%) Application Packaging
7 9 (6.62%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.62%) Security Patching
7 9 (6.62%) TDD
8 8 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (5.88%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (5.15%) Office Automation
9 7 (5.15%) Service Management
10 6 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.41%) MVC
10 6 (4.41%) Open Source
11 5 (3.68%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (3.68%) ITSM
11 5 (3.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 14 (10.29%) Python
3 10 (7.35%) Java
3 10 (7.35%) Objective-C
4 9 (6.62%) C#
4 9 (6.62%) C++
5 8 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 7 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.41%) Java 8
7 6 (4.41%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) Apple Swift
8 5 (3.68%) Ruby
9 3 (2.21%) Scala
10 2 (1.47%) C
10 2 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (1.47%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.47%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.74%) Go
11 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.41%) ACSP
5 5 (3.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.94%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.94%) Degree
6 4 (2.94%) MCITP
6 4 (2.94%) MCSE
6 4 (2.94%) MCTS
7 2 (1.47%) CEH
7 2 (1.47%) CISSP
7 2 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.47%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.47%) GCIH
7 2 (1.47%) GIAC
7 2 (1.47%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
3 4 (2.94%) NCSC
System Software
1 44 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.56%) Docker
3 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (18.38%) SCCM
2 24 (17.65%) Jamf Pro
3 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (9.56%) AirWatch
5 6 (4.41%) Terraform
6 5 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.21%) Ansible
8 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.21%) SCOM
8 3 (2.21%) ZENworks
9 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.47%) Puppet
9 2 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.85%) Apple
3 18 (13.24%) VMware
4 12 (8.82%) Cisco
4 12 (8.82%) Citrix
5 8 (5.88%) Google
6 7 (5.15%) Adobe
7 5 (3.68%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.94%) Symantec
9 3 (2.21%) SAP
10 2 (1.47%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.47%) Remedy
10 2 (1.47%) Sophos
10 2 (1.47%) Twitter
11 1 (0.74%) Bomgar
11 1 (0.74%) FactSet
11 1 (0.74%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.74%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.74%) Zscaler