Period
to 25 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 640 736
Rank change year-on-year +50 +96 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 256 163 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.33% 0.94% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 103 88
England median daily rate £305 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.24% +13.33% +120.59%
10th Percentile £119 £134 £159
90th Percentile £517 £536 £477
UK median daily rate £305 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -26.06% +10.00% +120.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 16
England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +0.72% +12.10%
10th Percentile £12.98 £16.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £20.90 £23.64 £19.38
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year -17.81% +5.04% +17.80%

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 19,191 17,340 21,708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.92% 20.54% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,122 10,957 13,752
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £204 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,305 1,031 1,225
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.94% +2.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94% +5.20%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 +7 159 £325 -25.71% 35
South East +10 39 £305 +16.08% 14
North of England -20 23 £300 +50.00% 5
Midlands +3 22 £250 -54.55% 8
East Midlands - 20 £315 - 5
North West -12 10 £300 +63.27% 2
South West +2 8 £303 -26.59% 4
Yorkshire -22 7 £375 -25.00% 3
North East - 6 £183 -
East of England -7 5 £190 -17.39% 5
West Midlands -22 2 £213 -61.36% 2
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 199 (77.73%) Windows
2 123 (48.05%) Active Directory
3 104 (40.63%) Apple
4 98 (38.28%) Microsoft
5 90 (35.16%) Office 365
6 83 (32.42%) Apple iOS
7 72 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
8 71 (27.73%) Windows 10
9 64 (25.00%) Linux
10 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (21.88%) Windows 7
11 56 (21.88%) Windows Server
12 52 (20.31%) SCCM
13 51 (19.92%) Android
14 45 (17.58%) Mac OS X
15 42 (16.41%) DNS
16 41 (16.02%) Web Services
17 40 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (14.84%) ITIL
19 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
19 36 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
20 34 (13.28%) Remote Desktop
21 32 (12.50%) Test Automation
22 31 (12.11%) Microsoft Intune
23 30 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
23 30 (11.72%) DHCP
23 30 (11.72%) Citrix
24 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
24 29 (11.33%) TDD
25 28 (10.94%) Cisco

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 25 (9.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.08%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.73%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.34%) Confluence
8 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.17%) Apache
9 3 (1.17%) GroupWise
9 3 (1.17%) IIS
10 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 1 (0.39%) nginx
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (28.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.78%) InVision
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 90 (35.16%) Office 365
2 36 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (8.98%) G Suite
5 7 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.95%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.95%) PaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.17%) GitHub
7 3 (1.17%) IaaS
8 2 (0.78%) Force.com
8 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.39%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.39%) Slack
9 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.41%) DNS
2 34 (13.28%) Remote Desktop
3 30 (11.72%) DHCP
4 26 (10.16%) LAN
5 19 (7.42%) VPN
6 16 (6.25%) Firewall
6 16 (6.25%) WAN
7 13 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (3.91%) SSL
10 9 (3.52%) Skype
10 9 (3.52%) WLAN
11 8 (3.13%) Internet
11 8 (3.13%) VoIP
12 7 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (2.34%) HTTP
13 6 (2.34%) IP Telephony
14 5 (1.95%) SMTP
15 4 (1.56%) IPsec
15 4 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.86%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.95%) MySQL
2 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.91%) JIRA
2 10 (3.91%) SonarQube
3 9 (3.52%) Subversion
4 8 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.56%) Qt Creator
5 4 (1.56%) Xcode
6 3 (1.17%) Mocha
7 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) Mockito
8 1 (0.39%) PhpStorm
8 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.39%) TestRail
8 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.39%) WebStorm
General
1 18 (7.03%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Banking
2 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.73%) Retail
4 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.56%) Games
6 3 (1.17%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (21.48%) Support Engineer
2 45 (17.58%) Analyst
3 40 (15.63%) Developer
4 36 (14.06%) Desktop Support
5 28 (10.94%) Support Analyst
6 27 (10.55%) Mac Engineer
7 26 (10.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (8.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 22 (8.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (7.42%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (7.03%) IT Support
12 14 (5.47%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 12 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (4.69%) Office 365 Engineer
13 12 (4.69%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.91%) Applications Engineer
14 10 (3.91%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.02%) Web Services
2 21 (8.20%) HTML
3 19 (7.42%) CSS
4 12 (4.69%) RESTful
5 10 (3.91%) Spring
6 9 (3.52%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 8 (3.13%) Java EE
7 8 (3.13%) JSON
7 8 (3.13%) SOAP
7 8 (3.13%) XML
8 5 (1.95%) Cocoa
8 5 (1.95%) Django
9 4 (1.56%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.56%) Qt
10 3 (1.17%) HTML5
10 3 (1.17%) LDAP
10 3 (1.17%) Node.js
10 3 (1.17%) XMPP
11 2 (0.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.47%) Smartphone
4 10 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.52%) User Experience
6 8 (3.13%) iPhone
6 8 (3.13%) PKI
7 7 (2.73%) RSA SecurID
7 7 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.34%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.95%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.56%) BYOD
10 4 (1.56%) iPad
10 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.17%) Fintech
11 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 199 (77.73%) Windows
2 83 (32.42%) Apple iOS
3 71 (27.73%) Windows 10
4 64 (25.00%) Linux
5 56 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 56 (21.88%) Windows Server
6 51 (19.92%) Android
7 45 (17.58%) Mac OS X
8 40 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (10.94%) Windows 8
11 27 (10.55%) Unix
12 7 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.95%) SUSE
14 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.39%) Debian
15 1 (0.39%) OS/2
15 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.05%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.84%) ITIL
3 36 (14.06%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 29 (11.33%) TDD
6 19 (7.42%) Application Packaging
6 19 (7.42%) Problem Management
6 19 (7.42%) Project Management
6 19 (7.42%) Service Management
7 18 (7.03%) Migration
7 18 (7.03%) Mobile Device Management
7 18 (7.03%) SDLC
8 16 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 15 (5.86%) IT Strategy
10 14 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.47%) DevOps
10 14 (5.47%) Scrum
11 13 (5.08%) Coaching
11 13 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (5.08%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.33%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.59%) Java
3 22 (8.59%) Objective-C
4 17 (6.64%) Apple Swift
5 13 (5.08%) Python
6 12 (4.69%) Ruby
7 9 (3.52%) SQL
8 7 (2.73%) PHP
8 7 (2.73%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.95%) AppleScript
9 5 (1.95%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.95%) ES6
10 4 (1.56%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.78%) Go
11 2 (0.78%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) Scala
11 2 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.25%) Degree
2 16 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.91%) CCNA
3 10 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.52%) MCSE
5 8 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.73%) DBS Check
6 7 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.73%) MCP
7 5 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.56%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.78%) CCSA
9 2 (0.78%) CCSE
9 2 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB
10 1 (0.39%) ACMT
10 1 (0.39%) ACSP
10 1 (0.39%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.25%) GDPR
2 13 (5.08%) SLA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.95%) QA
4 4 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 123 (48.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (5.08%) XenApp
4 11 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.56%) vSphere
7 3 (1.17%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.78%) Docker
8 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (20.31%) SCCM
2 31 (12.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (3.52%) Jamf Pro
4 8 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.34%) HP ALM
6 4 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.78%) Ansible
8 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.78%) Salt
8 2 (0.78%) SCOM
8 2 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (40.63%) Apple
2 98 (38.28%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.72%) Citrix
4 28 (10.94%) Cisco
5 15 (5.86%) VMware
6 14 (5.47%) Google
7 8 (3.13%) Avaya
7 8 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.73%) Dell
8 7 (2.73%) HP
8 7 (2.73%) Remedy
9 6 (2.34%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.34%) Juniper
10 5 (1.95%) Snow
10 5 (1.95%) Veeam
11 4 (1.56%) Adobe
11 4 (1.56%) McAfee
12 3 (1.17%) CommVault
13 2 (0.78%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com