Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 6 months to 6 April 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 Mac OS X
England > London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 353 455 413
Rank change year-on-year +102 -42 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 117 173 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.65% 2.15% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 127 169
Median daily rate £225 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.06% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £135
90th Percentile £618 £650 £583
England median daily rate £225 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -55.00% +19.05% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 12
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.88 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +14.41% +30.36%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.25 £27.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £21.98 £18.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.59% -3.29% +38.18%

Mac OS X 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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,421 8,034 9,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.50% 18.77% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,024 5,585 6,879
Median daily rate £450 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £163 £183 £213
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 222 307
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.66% +10.96% -14.02%
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.55 £12.16
90th Percentile £64.50 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS X in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Hourly rate trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS X in London over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the London region over the 6 months to 6 April 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
Central London +57 27 £150 -67.57% 5
West London +44 9 £133 +20.45% 5
East London +49 1 £150 +38.25% 4
South London - 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X 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 London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Linux
3 44 (37.61%) Unix
4 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (29.91%) Test Automation
5 35 (29.91%) Office 365
6 33 (28.21%) Apple
7 32 (27.35%) TDD
8 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
8 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
8 29 (24.79%) Windows 10
9 28 (23.93%) AWS
10 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
11 26 (22.22%) Java
12 25 (21.37%) Continuous Deployment
13 24 (20.51%) Windows 7
14 23 (19.66%) Apple iOS
14 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (18.80%) Docker
15 22 (18.80%) DevOps
15 22 (18.80%) Azure
16 21 (17.95%) Security Cleared
16 21 (17.95%) Python
16 21 (17.95%) BDD
17 20 (17.09%) Microservices
17 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
18 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (16.24%) Kubernetes
19 18 (15.38%) MongoDB
19 18 (15.38%) ITIL

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 7 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Jetty
5 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Office 365
2 28 (23.93%) AWS
3 22 (18.80%) Azure
4 4 (3.42%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.56%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.71%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) G Suite
7 1 (0.85%) GCP
7 1 (0.85%) GitHub
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.85%) Slack
7 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) LAN
2 9 (7.69%) Skype
3 8 (6.84%) Wireless
4 6 (5.13%) DHCP
4 6 (5.13%) DNS
5 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.42%) WAN
7 3 (2.56%) Firewall
7 3 (2.56%) Internet
8 2 (1.71%) HTTP
8 2 (1.71%) SSH
8 2 (1.71%) VoIP
8 2 (1.71%) VPN
8 2 (1.71%) WLAN
9 1 (0.85%) 802.11
9 1 (0.85%) BGP
9 1 (0.85%) OSPF
9 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.84%) MySQL
3 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) MS Access
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Mockito
3 7 (5.98%) GitLab
4 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.71%) JMeter
5 2 (1.71%) Selenium
5 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.85%) FishEye
6 1 (0.85%) Gatling
6 1 (0.85%) Gradle
6 1 (0.85%) Hudson
6 1 (0.85%) Leiningen
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Poseidon for UML
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 15 (12.82%) Public Sector
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 3 (2.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Developer
1 24 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 19 (16.24%) Desktop Support
3 15 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Architect
5 11 (9.40%) Mac Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (8.55%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (5.98%) Support Technician
10 6 (5.13%) Desktop Support Technician
10 6 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
10 6 (5.13%) IT Support
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.38%) ActiveMQ
2 15 (12.82%) JAX-RS
3 10 (8.55%) HTML
4 9 (7.69%) RESTful
5 8 (6.84%) CSS
5 8 (6.84%) Django
6 7 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (5.13%) Celery
7 6 (5.13%) LDAP
7 6 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (4.27%) Node.js
9 3 (2.56%) OAuth
9 3 (2.56%) OAuth2
9 3 (2.56%) OpenID
10 2 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (1.71%) Play Framework
10 2 (1.71%) pytest
10 2 (1.71%) React
10 2 (1.71%) Web Services
10 2 (1.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) iPhone
3 6 (5.13%) Blog
3 6 (5.13%) iPad
4 5 (4.27%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.27%) User Experience
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.56%) BYOD
6 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) EPoS
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Windows
2 49 (41.88%) Linux
3 44 (37.61%) Unix
4 29 (24.79%) Windows 10
5 24 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 23 (19.66%) Apple iOS
7 14 (11.97%) Android
8 7 (5.98%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (2.56%) CentOS
11 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.85%) Debian
13 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.85%) VMS
13 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.91%) Test Automation
3 32 (27.35%) TDD
4 25 (21.37%) Continuous Deployment
5 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (18.80%) DevOps
7 21 (17.95%) BDD
8 20 (17.09%) Microservices
9 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.38%) ITIL
11 17 (14.53%) Pair Programming
11 17 (14.53%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (14.53%) Web Design
11 17 (14.53%) Web Development
12 16 (13.68%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
14 13 (11.11%) Coaching
15 12 (10.26%) Break/Fix
15 12 (10.26%) Open Source
16 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.22%) Java
2 21 (17.95%) Python
3 17 (14.53%) Java 8
3 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.97%) Ruby
5 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.42%) Groovy
6 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.42%) SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Perl
7 3 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.85%) C
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Clojure
8 1 (0.85%) ClojureScript
8 1 (0.85%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) A+ Certification
4 6 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.27%) MCSE
6 4 (3.42%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (3.42%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.42%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.56%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.71%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.85%) ACSP
9 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) WAI
3 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.80%) Docker
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (16.24%) Kubernetes
2 9 (7.69%) SCCM
3 8 (6.84%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (5.13%) Terraform
5 4 (3.42%) Grafana
6 3 (2.56%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.56%) Kibana
6 3 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.71%) Ansible
7 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.71%) Salt
7 2 (1.71%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) Graylog
8 1 (0.85%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.85%) Nessus
8 1 (0.85%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Apple
2 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) Ivanti
4 10 (8.55%) Adobe
5 9 (7.69%) Dell
5 9 (7.69%) Remedy
5 9 (7.69%) VMware
6 7 (5.98%) Cisco
7 6 (5.13%) HP
8 5 (4.27%) Citrix
8 5 (4.27%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.42%) Google
9 4 (3.42%) Snow
9 4 (3.42%) Xerox
10 3 (2.56%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.56%) FactSet
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle
10 3 (2.56%) Reuters
11 2 (1.71%) Meraki
11 2 (1.71%) Red Hat