Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 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 Mac OS X
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 498 288 400
Rank change year-on-year -210 +112 +20
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 69 71 169
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.40% 3.11% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 133
10th Percentile £150 £346 £128
25th Percentile £179 £507 £153
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £575 £350
Median % change year-on-year -21.74% +64.29% +75.00%
75th Percentile £594 £634 £588
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -18.18% +37.50% +73.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £12.50 - £20.00

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 4,921 2,284 6,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.85% 16.56% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,598 1,579 4,687
10th Percentile £261 £250 £165
25th Percentile £425 £366 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £657 £654
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 28 182
10th Percentile £14.05 £14.46 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £18.38 £16.63
Median hourly rate £24.75 £23.75 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +13.10% +12.30%
75th Percentile £48.12 £36.38 £33.06
90th Percentile £62.78 £44.80 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -

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 18 October 2021.

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
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 18 October 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
Central London -62 12 £165 -72.50% 10
West London -15 2 £325 +18.18% 5
South London +1 1 - -
East London -9 1 £263 -25.00% 2
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Unix
3 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
4 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 22 (31.88%) Java
5 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
7 19 (27.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (27.54%) Web Design
8 18 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (24.64%) TDD
9 17 (24.64%) BDD
10 16 (23.19%) Social Skills
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (21.74%) Microservices
11 15 (21.74%) Web Development
11 15 (21.74%) Apple
12 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
13 13 (18.84%) Pair Programming
13 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (17.39%) Finance
14 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
14 12 (17.39%) AWS
14 12 (17.39%) SCCM
15 11 (15.94%) Android
15 11 (15.94%) ActiveMQ
15 11 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
16 10 (14.49%) Ruby

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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (17.39%) AWS
3 9 (13.04%) Azure
4 6 (8.70%) IaaS
5 4 (5.80%) GitHub
6 2 (2.90%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.45%) GCP
7 1 (1.45%) Slack
7 1 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 7 (10.14%) DHCP
2 7 (10.14%) DNS
2 7 (10.14%) Wireless
3 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.80%) 2G
4 4 (5.80%) Firewall
4 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 3 (4.35%) LAN
5 3 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) 802.11
6 1 (1.45%) BGP
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) OSPF
6 1 (1.45%) VLAN
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.04%) Mockito
3 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 5 (7.25%) fastlane
4 5 (7.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (7.25%) Xcode
5 4 (5.80%) CocoaPods
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) JMeter
6 2 (2.90%) Selenium
6 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.45%) Gatling
General
1 16 (23.19%) Social Skills
2 12 (17.39%) Finance
3 10 (14.49%) Public Sector
4 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.70%) Electronics
5 6 (8.70%) Marketing
6 5 (7.25%) Banking
7 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.90%) Advertising
9 1 (1.45%) Games
9 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) IT Support
3 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.14%) Mac Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) iOS Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Officer
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (13.04%) JAX-RS
3 7 (10.14%) Kafka
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) REST
5 4 (5.80%) JSON
6 3 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.70%) iPad
3 6 (8.70%) iPhone
4 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.90%) BYOD
7 2 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.45%) iSeries
8 1 (1.45%) PMI
8 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.45%) Social Media
8 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Unix
3 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 14 (20.29%) Apple iOS
5 11 (15.94%) Android
6 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Test Automation
2 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (27.54%) Web Design
4 18 (26.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 17 (24.64%) BDD
5 17 (24.64%) TDD
6 15 (21.74%) Microservices
6 15 (21.74%) Web Development
7 13 (18.84%) Pair Programming
7 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.49%) Clean Code
9 8 (11.59%) Signal Processing
10 7 (10.14%) Information Security
10 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (8.70%) ITIL
11 6 (8.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.49%) Python
2 10 (14.49%) Ruby
3 8 (11.59%) Java 11
3 8 (11.59%) PHP
4 7 (10.14%) Java 8
4 7 (10.14%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.80%) Apple Swift
5 4 (5.80%) Perl
6 3 (4.35%) Go
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) Groovy
7 2 (2.90%) Scala
7 2 (2.90%) SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.45%) C#
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) CCNA
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ACSP
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.45%) MCITP
4 1 (1.45%) MCP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) MCTS
4 1 (1.45%) OSCP
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PMO
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Apple
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Ivanti
4 6 (8.70%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Adobe
6 2 (2.90%) Google
6 2 (2.90%) Meraki
6 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
7 1 (1.45%) Aruba
7 1 (1.45%) Avaya
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) Epicor
7 1 (1.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.45%) Polycom
7 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.45%) Splunk