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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 313 336
Rank change year-on-year -24 +23  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 87 115 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.53% 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 2.42% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 58
Median daily rate £406 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.41% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £110 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £375
% change year-on-year +4.39% +21.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - -9.67%  

Mac OS X is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4173 4747 4963
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.05% 21.80% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2929 3389 3337
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 95 184
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS X in London

Mac OS X
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 7 £425 +27.81% 4
Croydon -8 1 £400 -2.43%
Paddington - 1 £200 -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 102 (64.15%) Windows
2 72 (45.28%) Linux
3 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
4 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
5 41 (25.79%) Windows 7
6 40 (25.16%) ITIL
7 39 (24.53%) Unix
8 30 (18.87%) Python
9 29 (18.24%) Apple
10 28 (17.61%) Wireless
10 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
11 27 (16.98%) Android
11 27 (16.98%) Git (software)
12 26 (16.35%) Information Security
12 26 (16.35%) Cisco
12 26 (16.35%) Firewall
12 26 (16.35%) HTML
13 25 (15.72%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (15.09%) Configuration Management
14 24 (15.09%) CSS
14 24 (15.09%) Relational Database
15 23 (14.47%) JavaScript
15 23 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (13.84%) MySQL
17 21 (13.21%) Java
18 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
18 18 (11.32%) VMware
18 18 (11.32%) Office 365
19 17 (10.69%) MongoDB

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 11 (6.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.77%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.52%) Apache
6 3 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.89%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.26%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) Office 365
2 10 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.89%) G Suite
4 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.26%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.26%) Route 53
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) Wireless
2 26 (16.35%) Firewall
3 18 (11.32%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.81%) Internet
4 14 (8.81%) VPN
5 12 (7.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (6.92%) DHCP
6 11 (6.92%) DNS
6 11 (6.92%) LAN
7 9 (5.66%) HTTP
8 8 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (3.77%) Skype
11 5 (3.14%) PBX
11 5 (3.14%) VoIP
11 5 (3.14%) WAN
12 4 (2.52%) WLAN
13 3 (1.89%) LDAP
13 3 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 22 (13.84%) MySQL
3 17 (10.69%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.43%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.03%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.14%) Redis
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.26%) Big Data
7 2 (1.26%) Flink
7 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.92%) Subversion
3 7 (4.40%) gulp
3 7 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.14%) JUnit
6 4 (2.52%) Grunt
7 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.26%) Bower
7 2 (1.26%) GoCD
7 2 (1.26%) Maven
7 2 (1.26%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.26%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.63%) Gatling
8 1 (0.63%) JIRA
8 1 (0.63%) JMeter
8 1 (0.63%) Mocha
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 10 (6.29%) Finance
2 5 (3.14%) Games
2 5 (3.14%) Marketing
2 5 (3.14%) Retail
3 4 (2.52%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.52%) Japanese Language
3 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.89%) Electronics
4 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.63%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Analyst
2 25 (15.72%) Developer
2 25 (15.72%) Service Analyst
2 25 (15.72%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (10.69%) Mac Engineer
6 15 (9.43%) Desktop Support
6 15 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (8.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.18%) Support Analyst
9 12 (7.55%) Windows Support Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) IT Support
11 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.29%) IT Engineer
11 10 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (6.29%) Security Analyst
12 9 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (5.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.35%) HTML
2 24 (15.09%) CSS
3 12 (7.55%) RESTful
4 9 (5.66%) Node.js
5 7 (4.40%) CSS3
5 7 (4.40%) HTML5
5 7 (4.40%) JSON
5 7 (4.40%) Middleware
6 6 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (3.77%) jQuery
7 5 (3.14%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (3.14%) React
8 4 (2.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.52%) LAMP
8 4 (2.52%) REST
9 3 (1.89%) .NET
9 3 (1.89%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.89%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (1.89%) Sass
9 3 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.81%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.81%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.29%) Blog
4 9 (5.66%) User Experience
5 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.52%) iPad
6 4 (2.52%) iPhone
6 4 (2.52%) Online Games
6 4 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 4 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.89%) PDA
8 2 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.63%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 102 (64.15%) Windows
2 72 (45.28%) Linux
3 41 (25.79%) Windows 7
4 39 (24.53%) Unix
5 28 (17.61%) Windows 10
6 27 (16.98%) Android
7 17 (10.69%) Windows Server
8 16 (10.06%) Apple iOS
9 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.14%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.26%) CentOS
13 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) ITIL
2 26 (16.35%) Information Security
3 24 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.09%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.43%) Service Management
5 14 (8.81%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (8.81%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (8.81%) Web Filtering
6 13 (8.18%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (8.18%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.55%) Email Filtering
7 12 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
7 12 (7.55%) SIEM
8 11 (6.92%) Project Management
8 11 (6.92%) Scrum
8 11 (6.92%) Web Development
9 10 (6.29%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.29%) ITSM
9 10 (6.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) Python
2 23 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.21%) Java
4 15 (9.43%) Scala
5 10 (6.29%) SQL
6 8 (5.03%) Perl
6 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.77%) PHP
7 6 (3.77%) Ruby
8 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.14%) R
9 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.26%) AppleScript
10 2 (1.26%) C
10 2 (1.26%) C++
10 2 (1.26%) COBOL
10 2 (1.26%) VB
11 1 (0.63%) C#
11 1 (0.63%) Go
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (10.69%) CISM
2 17 (10.69%) CISSP
2 17 (10.69%) Degree
3 15 (9.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (8.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 14 (8.81%) CCSP
4 14 (8.81%) SANS
5 9 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.14%) CCNP
8 4 (2.52%) CCNA
8 4 (2.52%) GCIH
8 4 (2.52%) GIAC
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.89%) CCSA
9 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.89%) MCSE
10 2 (1.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.69%) SLA
2 12 (7.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.77%) QA
3 6 (3.77%) WAI
3 6 (3.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (37.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.66%) vSphere
4 8 (5.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.14%) Docker
5 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.26%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.26%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.63%) Samba
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.63%) Xen
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.55%) Jamf Pro
2 10 (6.29%) SCCM
3 6 (3.77%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) Grafana
4 4 (2.52%) Nagios
4 4 (2.52%) StatsD
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.89%) cPanel
6 2 (1.26%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.63%) Ansible
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.63%) Kibana
7 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.63%) logstash
7 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 43 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.24%) Apple
3 26 (16.35%) Cisco
4 18 (11.32%) VMware
5 17 (10.69%) Google
6 14 (8.81%) LogRhythm
7 12 (7.55%) Dell
7 12 (7.55%) Rapid7
8 10 (6.29%) Splunk
9 9 (5.66%) Citrix
9 9 (5.66%) LANDesk
10 8 (5.03%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.14%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.52%) Meraki
12 4 (2.52%) Oracle
12 4 (2.52%) SAP
12 4 (2.52%) Symantec
13 3 (1.89%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.89%) F5
13 3 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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