Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 466 468 629
Rank change year-on-year +2 +161 +41
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 120 186 214
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.71% 1.77% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 100 131
10th Percentile £181 £109 £110
25th Percentile £276 £150 £155
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £245 £275
Median % change year-on-year +83.67% -10.91% -
75th Percentile £488 £438 £428
90th Percentile £570 £515 £560
UK median daily rate £450 £225 £278
% change year-on-year +100.00% -18.92% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 20
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.33 "
25th Percentile £12.99 £12.61 £12.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.10 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year +4.97% +4.93% +23.21%
75th Percentile £24.00 £21.26 £19.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £23.55 £27.88
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +21.43%

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 6,998 10,481 17,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.59% 20.31% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,628 6,847 11,555
10th Percentile £182 £144 £160
25th Percentile £325 £250 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
75th Percentile £540 £525 £538
90th Percentile £638 £613 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +6.51% -0.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 817 1,014
10th Percentile £12.01 £11.58 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +3.03%
75th Percentile £42.00 £21.34 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £47.30 £47.95
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.35% +1.64%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS in England over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 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 -36 67 £474 +37.32% 13
North of England +73 23 £400 +97.53% 8
Yorkshire +44 17 £450 - 3
South East +33 10 £388 +210.00% 7
Midlands +30 10 £208 +38.33% 4
West Midlands +20 10 £208 +3.75% 1
North East +34 4 £85 -22.89% 1
East of England +29 4 £400 - 3
South West +54 3 £135 -3.57% 5
North West +32 2 £140 -37.78% 4
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (50.83%) Windows
2 36 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 35 (29.17%) Linux
4 33 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 28 (23.33%) Microsoft 365
7 27 (22.50%) Apple
8 25 (20.83%) ITIL
9 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 24 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
11 19 (15.83%) Objective-C
11 19 (15.83%) TDD
12 17 (14.17%) C++
13 16 (13.33%) SCCM
13 16 (13.33%) iOS Development
14 15 (12.50%) Cisco
15 14 (11.67%) Cocoa
15 14 (11.67%) Xcode
15 14 (11.67%) HTML
15 14 (11.67%) CSS
15 14 (11.67%) Unix
15 14 (11.67%) Android
15 14 (11.67%) Front End Development
16 13 (10.83%) Jamf Pro
16 13 (10.83%) Windows 7
16 13 (10.83%) Python
16 13 (10.83%) SLA
17 12 (10.00%) VMware
17 12 (10.00%) Video Conferencing

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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) assyst
1 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.33%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (5.00%) GitHub
3 5 (4.17%) AWS
3 5 (4.17%) Azure
4 4 (3.33%) Google Workspace
5 2 (1.67%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.67%) Slack
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.83%) GCP
6 1 (0.83%) Kong
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) DNS
1 9 (7.50%) HTTPS
1 9 (7.50%) VPN
2 8 (6.67%) DHCP
3 7 (5.83%) LAN
4 6 (5.00%) 802.11
4 6 (5.00%) WAN
5 5 (4.17%) Skype
5 5 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.33%) Firewall
7 3 (2.50%) Internet
7 3 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.67%) Intranet
8 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.67%) SAN
8 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.67%) Wireless
8 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Xcode
2 10 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.17%) Grunt
3 5 (4.17%) gulp
3 5 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 5 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (3.33%) GitLab
4 4 (3.33%) webpack
5 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.67%) Ant
6 2 (1.67%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.67%) GCC
6 2 (1.67%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.67%) Mocha
6 2 (1.67%) MSI
6 2 (1.67%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.83%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
5 2 (1.67%) Law
5 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (37.50%) Developer
2 18 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Analyst
4 14 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (11.67%) Mac Developer
5 13 (10.83%) iOS Developer
6 12 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 11 (9.17%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Python Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) Cocoa
1 14 (11.67%) CSS
1 14 (11.67%) HTML
2 9 (7.50%) JSON
2 9 (7.50%) wxPython
3 6 (5.00%) 802.1X
3 6 (5.00%) Jest
4 5 (4.17%) Mustache
4 5 (4.17%) Node.js
4 5 (4.17%) Sass
4 5 (4.17%) UIKit
5 4 (3.33%) HTML5
5 4 (3.33%) React
5 4 (3.33%) REST
5 4 (3.33%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (2.50%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (2.50%) Qt
6 3 (2.50%) Spring
7 2 (1.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.50%) User Experience
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.83%) Windows
2 36 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 35 (29.17%) Linux
4 24 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 14 (11.67%) Android
5 14 (11.67%) Unix
6 13 (10.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.83%) ITIL
3 19 (15.83%) TDD
4 16 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 14 (11.67%) Front End Development
6 12 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.50%) Progressive Enhancement
9 8 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.83%) Disk Encryption
10 7 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.83%) SIEM
11 6 (5.00%) BDD
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.00%) DevOps
11 6 (5.00%) Information Security
11 6 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.83%) Objective-C
3 17 (14.17%) C++
4 13 (10.83%) Python
5 10 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 9 (7.50%) Java
7 6 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.17%) C
9 4 (3.33%) AppleScript
9 4 (3.33%) ES6
10 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.50%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.50%) SQL
10 3 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.67%) C#
11 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (7.50%) MCSE
3 7 (5.83%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) ACSP
4 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.67%) MCSA
4 2 (1.67%) MOS
4 2 (1.67%) SANS
5 1 (0.83%) CCA
5 1 (0.83%) CISSP
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) SLA
2 10 (8.33%) QA
3 7 (5.83%) NIST
4 6 (5.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.67%) GDPR
5 2 (1.67%) WCAG
6 1 (0.83%) GRC
System Software
1 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.83%) Docker
4 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 13 (10.83%) Jamf Pro
3 11 (9.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (8.33%) AirWatch
5 6 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (1.67%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.83%) Ansible
8 1 (0.83%) Grafana
8 1 (0.83%) Puppet
8 1 (0.83%) Scalr
8 1 (0.83%) Terraform
8 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (22.50%) Apple
2 21 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.50%) Cisco
4 12 (10.00%) VMware
5 11 (9.17%) HP
6 8 (6.67%) Citrix
7 7 (5.83%) Adobe
8 4 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.33%) F5
8 4 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.33%) Sun
9 3 (2.50%) Google
9 3 (2.50%) SAP
9 3 (2.50%) Xamarin
9 3 (2.50%) Zscaler
10 2 (1.67%) Avaya
10 2 (1.67%) Remedy
10 2 (1.67%) Reuters
10 2 (1.67%) Symantec
10 2 (1.67%) Wyse