Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 588 656
Rank change year-on-year -15 +68 +77
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 224 257 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 1.33% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 162 101
England median daily rate £288 £305 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.74% -28.24% +13.33%
10th Percentile £125 £119 £130
90th Percentile £600 £517 £538
UK median daily rate £306 £305 £425
% change year-on-year +0.41% -28.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 5
England median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -14.29% +0.72%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.98 £16.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £20.90 £23.64
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +23.33% -17.81% +5.04%

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 16,497 19,257 17,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.82% 20.93% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,527 12,160 10,981
England median daily rate £445 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £185 £204
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 986 1,319 1,035
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.39% -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 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -10 111 £375 +15.38% 14
South East +18 62 £275 -9.84% 6
Midlands +10 16 £319 +27.50% 2
East of England +9 13 £175 -7.89%
South West -19 13 £130 -57.07% 1
West Midlands +8 9 £400 +88.24% 2
North of England +9 8 £375 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +13 7 £219 -30.56%
Yorkshire +18 5 £375 - 1
North West +20 3 - - 1
Mac OS
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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.

1 173 (77.23%) Windows
2 90 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 90 (40.18%) Active Directory
3 84 (37.50%) Linux
4 73 (32.59%) Windows 10
5 72 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 70 (31.25%) Office 365
7 66 (29.46%) Apple iOS
8 60 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
9 52 (23.21%) Android
10 50 (22.32%) SCCM
11 46 (20.54%) Java
12 44 (19.64%) Python
12 44 (19.64%) Apple
13 43 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (16.07%) ITIL
15 30 (13.39%) Bash Shell
16 27 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (12.05%) Jamf Pro
17 26 (11.61%) TDD
17 26 (11.61%) Scrum
18 25 (11.16%) DevOps
19 24 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
19 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
19 24 (10.71%) DNS
19 24 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 23 (10.27%) Fintech
21 21 (9.38%) MS Exchange
21 21 (9.38%) SLA
22 20 (8.93%) Unix

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 21 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.36%) Ethereum
2 12 (5.36%) Hyperledger
3 9 (4.02%) Confluence
4 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) InDesign
6 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Distributed Ledger
1 12 (5.36%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.89%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (31.25%) Office 365
2 27 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.14%) IaaS
5 8 (3.57%) GitHub
6 6 (2.68%) G Suite
6 6 (2.68%) Slack
7 3 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.89%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.45%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.45%) SaaS
9 1 (0.45%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.71%) DNS
2 20 (8.93%) VPN
3 15 (6.70%) LAN
3 15 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.70%) VoIP
4 14 (6.25%) DHCP
4 14 (6.25%) WAN
5 13 (5.80%) Firewall
5 13 (5.80%) IPFS
6 12 (5.36%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 10 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (4.02%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.13%) Internet
9 7 (3.13%) Skype
9 7 (3.13%) Wireless
10 5 (2.23%) WebEx
11 4 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.79%) VSAN
12 3 (1.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.80%) Blockchain
2 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (0.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.45%) Essbase
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (8.48%) JIRA
2 11 (4.91%) Selenium
3 10 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.13%) Appium
5 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.68%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.68%) FitNesse
6 6 (2.68%) JBehave
6 6 (2.68%) JMeter
6 6 (2.68%) JUnit
6 6 (2.68%) Maven
6 6 (2.68%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.23%) DbUnit
7 5 (2.23%) GitLab
7 5 (2.23%) Gradle
7 5 (2.23%) Mockito
7 5 (2.23%) PhpStorm
General
1 20 (8.93%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Retail
3 16 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.02%) Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.34%) Billing
6 3 (1.34%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (24.11%) Support Engineer
2 35 (15.63%) Analyst
3 34 (15.18%) Developer
4 33 (14.73%) Desktop Support
5 27 (12.05%) IT Support
6 24 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (10.27%) Mac Engineer
8 22 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (9.82%) Support Analyst
9 20 (8.93%) .NET Developer
10 19 (8.48%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (6.25%) Deskside Support
12 13 (5.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 13 (5.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 12 (5.36%) Deskside Engineer
13 12 (5.36%) Deskside Support Engineer
13 12 (5.36%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.36%) IT Engineer
13 12 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
13 12 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) .NET
2 18 (8.04%) Node.js
3 16 (7.14%) Web Services
4 13 (5.80%) Smart Contracts
5 11 (4.91%) REST
5 11 (4.91%) Spring
6 8 (3.57%) CSS
7 7 (3.13%) HTML
7 7 (3.13%) LDAP
7 7 (3.13%) SOAP
8 6 (2.68%) GWT
8 6 (2.68%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.68%) HTML5
9 5 (2.23%) Apache Camel
9 5 (2.23%) GraphQL
9 5 (2.23%) React
9 5 (2.23%) Redux
9 5 (2.23%) WebKit
10 4 (1.79%) Jest
11 3 (1.34%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.04%) iPhone
2 14 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.36%) Bitcoin
4 12 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (4.91%) BYOD
6 10 (4.46%) Handset
7 9 (4.02%) iPad
8 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.68%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.68%) User Experience
10 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.34%) Apple TV
11 3 (1.34%) EPoS
11 3 (1.34%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.89%) EMV
12 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 173 (77.23%) Windows
2 84 (37.50%) Linux
3 73 (32.59%) Windows 10
4 72 (32.14%) Windows 7
5 66 (29.46%) Apple iOS
6 52 (23.21%) Android
7 20 (8.93%) Unix
8 16 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 16 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.13%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.79%) BlackBerry OS
13 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.07%) ITIL
3 26 (11.61%) Scrum
3 26 (11.61%) TDD
4 25 (11.16%) DevOps
5 24 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (10.27%) Fintech
7 20 (8.93%) ITSM
7 20 (8.93%) Kanban
8 18 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.70%) Cryptography
11 14 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (6.25%) Multithreading
12 13 (5.80%) Break/Fix
13 12 (5.36%) Concurrent Programming
13 12 (5.36%) Open Source
13 12 (5.36%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (5.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.54%) Java
2 44 (19.64%) Python
3 30 (13.39%) Bash Shell
4 18 (8.04%) Ruby
4 18 (8.04%) SQL
5 17 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.25%) PHP
7 13 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.80%) VBScript
8 9 (4.02%) C
9 7 (3.13%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.13%) Kotlin
9 7 (3.13%) Scala
10 6 (2.68%) Go
11 4 (1.79%) C#
12 2 (0.89%) C++
12 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 24 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.57%) MCSE
5 6 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.23%) MCP
7 4 (1.79%) Degree
8 3 (1.34%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.89%) CEH
9 2 (0.89%) CISSP
9 2 (0.89%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.89%) MCSA
9 2 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.89%) OSCP
10 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.45%) VCAP
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.38%) SLA
2 6 (2.68%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 90 (40.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.34%) vSphere
4 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.89%) Docker
5 2 (0.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.45%) UAG
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (22.32%) SCCM
2 27 (12.05%) Jamf Pro
3 15 (6.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (4.46%) Ansible
5 5 (2.23%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.79%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.45%) SCOM
8 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 90 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.64%) Apple
3 17 (7.59%) ServiceNow
4 15 (6.70%) VMware
5 14 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 12 (5.36%) HP
7 11 (4.91%) Citrix
7 11 (4.91%) Google
8 10 (4.46%) Cisco
8 10 (4.46%) Oracle
9 8 (3.57%) Avaya
9 8 (3.57%) Remedy
10 7 (3.13%) Adobe
11 4 (1.79%) Bomgar
11 4 (1.79%) Dell
12 3 (1.34%) Equitrac
12 3 (1.34%) Okta
12 3 (1.34%) Veeam
13 2 (0.89%) IBM
13 2 (0.89%) Mercator