Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 493 366 387
Rank change year-on-year -127 +21 +57
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 98 34 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.84% 1.22% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 28 91
10th Percentile £154 £262 £128
25th Percentile £175 £438 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £210 £538 £225
Median % change year-on-year -60.93% +138.89% -35.71%
75th Percentile £581 £600 £506
90th Percentile £659 £608 £638
England median daily rate £230 £525 £229
% change year-on-year -56.19% +129.26% -42.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
10th Percentile £18.20 - £14.70
25th Percentile £20.00 - £16.25
Median hourly rate £24.00 £42.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -42.86% +110.00% -18.37%
75th Percentile £26.50 - £26.75
90th Percentile £27.85 - £32.35
England median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +61.54% -35.00% +5.93%

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 5,333 2,789 5,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.21% 15.75% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,937 1,980 3,648
10th Percentile £225 £235 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £299
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.68% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £655 £650
England median daily rate £495 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 32 165
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.20 £14.10
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.75 £27.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.42% +33.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £48.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £63.73 £63.60 £54.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.12
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.68% -0.75%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West London - 11 £160 - 4
Central London -39 10 £193 -14.44% 7
South London - 1 £160 -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 55 (56.12%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Linux
3 39 (39.80%) Unix
4 34 (34.69%) Windows 10
5 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
6 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
7 30 (30.61%) Continuous Deployment
8 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.57%) Java
8 28 (28.57%) Web Design
8 28 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (25.51%) Web Development
11 24 (24.49%) BDD
11 24 (24.49%) TDD
12 22 (22.45%) Apple
12 22 (22.45%) Microservices
12 22 (22.45%) Social Skills
13 21 (21.43%) Apple iOS
14 20 (20.41%) Pair Programming
14 20 (20.41%) SCCM
15 19 (19.39%) Microsoft 365
16 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (17.35%) Android
18 16 (16.33%) ActiveMQ
18 16 (16.33%) Java 11
18 16 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (16.33%) Public Sector
19 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
19 15 (15.31%) JavaScript

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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.02%) FreeHand
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.39%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (11.22%) AWS
3 8 (8.16%) IaaS
4 6 (6.12%) Azure
5 3 (3.06%) Google Workspace
6 2 (2.04%) GitHub
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) DHCP
1 12 (12.24%) DNS
2 10 (10.20%) HTTP
3 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.16%) LAN
4 8 (8.16%) WAN
5 7 (7.14%) Wireless
6 6 (6.12%) Internet
7 5 (5.10%) Network Security
8 4 (4.08%) Firewall
9 3 (3.06%) VLAN
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
10 2 (2.04%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.02%) 2G
11 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.02%) Ethernet VPN
11 1 (1.02%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.02%) OSPF
11 1 (1.02%) SD-WAN
11 1 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.02%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Mockito
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.16%) Subversion
4 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.04%) JMeter
5 2 (2.04%) Selenium
5 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.02%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.02%) fastlane
6 1 (1.02%) Gatling
6 1 (1.02%) Xcode
General
1 22 (22.45%) Social Skills
2 16 (16.33%) Public Sector
3 15 (15.31%) Telecoms
4 14 (14.29%) Finance
5 12 (12.24%) Manufacturing
6 10 (10.20%) Electronics
6 10 (10.20%) Marketing
7 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.06%) Multimedia
9 2 (2.04%) Advertising
9 2 (2.04%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (2.04%) Retail
10 1 (1.02%) Banking
10 1 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) IT Support
2 21 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Mac Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Ruby Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Support Officer
8 5 (5.10%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 13 (13.27%) Kafka
4 11 (11.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
6 1 (1.02%) .NET
6 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.02%) JSON
6 1 (1.02%) REST
6 1 (1.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
1 11 (11.22%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.10%) iPad
4 5 (5.10%) iPhone
5 4 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.04%) BYOD
6 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.02%) Social Media
7 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (56.12%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Linux
3 39 (39.80%) Unix
4 34 (34.69%) Windows 10
5 21 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 17 (17.35%) Android
7 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.04%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.02%) CentOS
9 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Test Automation
2 30 (30.61%) Continuous Deployment
3 28 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 28 (28.57%) Web Design
4 27 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.51%) Web Development
6 24 (24.49%) BDD
6 24 (24.49%) TDD
7 22 (22.45%) Microservices
8 20 (20.41%) Pair Programming
9 16 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (10.20%) Clean Code
11 10 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (10.20%) Programme Management
12 9 (9.18%) Information Security
12 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.16%) Availability Management
13 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
13 8 (8.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) Java
2 16 (16.33%) Java 11
3 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.27%) Ruby
5 11 (11.22%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) Java 8
7 4 (4.08%) PHP
8 3 (3.06%) Go
8 3 (3.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.06%) VBScript
9 2 (2.04%) Groovy
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) SQL
10 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
1 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.08%) CCNA
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.06%) ACSP
4 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.06%) MCSA
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.02%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) MCTS
6 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.02%) OSCP
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 32 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (3.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (20.41%) SCCM
2 4 (4.08%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.45%) Apple
3 10 (10.20%) SAP
4 7 (7.14%) Ivanti
5 6 (6.12%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.08%) Citrix
6 4 (4.08%) Remedy
6 4 (4.08%) VMware
7 3 (3.06%) Avaya
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) Google
7 3 (3.06%) McAfee
7 3 (3.06%) Polycom
8 2 (2.04%) Meraki
9 1 (1.02%) Aruba
9 1 (1.02%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.02%) Okta
9 1 (1.02%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.02%) Snow
9 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds