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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
England / London
Rank 334 319 257
Rank change year-on-year -15 -62  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 72 121 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.55% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 2.74% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 80 101
Median daily rate £300 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -17.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 26
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -13.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

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 4012 4414 4662
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.61% 19.95% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3118 3169
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 127 163
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 -9 2 £220 -18.51% 6
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Stockley Park - 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 117 (65.36%) Windows
2 86 (48.04%) Linux
3 77 (43.02%) Active Directory
4 59 (32.96%) Microsoft
5 57 (31.84%) Windows 7
6 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
7 50 (27.93%) ITIL
8 49 (27.37%) Unix
9 47 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (22.35%) Java
11 39 (21.79%) HTML
12 35 (19.55%) MS Office
12 35 (19.55%) HTTP
12 35 (19.55%) Relational Database
12 35 (19.55%) Windows 10
13 34 (18.99%) Google
14 33 (18.44%) Subversion
15 32 (17.88%) MS Excel
16 31 (17.32%) REST
17 30 (16.76%) Responsive Web Design
17 30 (16.76%) Android
17 30 (16.76%) VMware
17 30 (16.76%) Web Design
18 29 (16.20%) Apple
18 29 (16.20%) Configuration Management
19 28 (15.64%) Python
19 28 (15.64%) Wireless
20 26 (14.53%) Cisco
20 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (14.53%) Continuous Deployment

Mac OS X
Top Related 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 20 (11.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.23%) CMS
5 4 (2.23%) CoreMedia CMS
5 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.12%) Jetty
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (19.55%) MS Office
2 32 (17.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) G Suite
2 8 (4.47%) Office 365
3 7 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.68%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (19.55%) HTTP
2 28 (15.64%) Wireless
3 21 (11.73%) TCP/IP
4 19 (10.61%) Firewall
5 16 (8.94%) Internet
6 9 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.47%) DHCP
7 8 (4.47%) DNS
8 7 (3.91%) VoIP
9 5 (2.79%) PBX
9 5 (2.79%) VPN
10 4 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.23%) LAN
10 4 (2.23%) LDAP
10 4 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.23%) Skype
11 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.12%) HSRP
12 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.73%) MongoDB
3 17 (9.50%) Neo4j
4 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.91%) MySQL
6 6 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.68%) Big Data
7 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.12%) Flink
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) Redis
9 1 (0.56%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.44%) Subversion
3 12 (6.70%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.15%) Maven
5 9 (5.03%) Mockito
6 7 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.12%) GoCD
7 2 (1.12%) JIRA
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.56%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.56%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.56%) Gatling
8 1 (0.56%) gulp
8 1 (0.56%) JMeter
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) Xcode
General
1 15 (8.38%) Retail
2 7 (3.91%) Advertising
2 7 (3.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Legal
3 4 (2.23%) Games
3 4 (2.23%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.68%) Japanese Language
4 3 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 46 (25.70%) Developer
2 42 (23.46%) Analyst
3 34 (18.99%) Java Developer
4 33 (18.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (15.08%) Support Analyst
6 26 (14.53%) Support Engineer
7 21 (11.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 20 (11.17%) IT Support
9 17 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (8.94%) Mac Engineer
10 16 (8.94%) Service Analyst
11 15 (8.38%) Desktop Support
11 15 (8.38%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (7.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (7.26%) Senior Developer
12 13 (7.26%) Service Desk Support
12 13 (7.26%) Tester
12 13 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.79%) HTML
2 31 (17.32%) REST
3 21 (11.73%) CSS
4 17 (9.50%) Dropwizard
4 17 (9.50%) JAX-RS
5 12 (6.70%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.59%) Spring
7 9 (5.03%) JSON
8 8 (4.47%) RESTful
9 7 (3.91%) Kafka
9 7 (3.91%) Web Services
10 5 (2.79%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.79%) LAMP
11 4 (2.23%) Akka
11 4 (2.23%) Node.js
11 4 (2.23%) XML
12 3 (1.68%) J2EE
12 3 (1.68%) Middleware
12 3 (1.68%) SOAP
13 2 (1.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.91%) Cloud Native
5 6 (3.35%) iPad
5 6 (3.35%) iPhone
6 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.23%) User Experience
8 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.68%) Online Games
9 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (65.36%) Windows
2 86 (48.04%) Linux
3 57 (31.84%) Windows 7
4 49 (27.37%) Unix
5 35 (19.55%) Windows 10
6 30 (16.76%) Android
7 19 (10.61%) Apple iOS
8 10 (5.59%) Ubuntu
8 10 (5.59%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.79%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.79%) Mac OS X Server
12 5 (2.79%) Windows Server
13 4 (2.23%) CentOS
14 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.93%) ITIL
2 47 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.76%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (16.76%) Web Design
4 29 (16.20%) Configuration Management
5 26 (14.53%) Continuous Deployment
6 25 (13.97%) TDD
6 25 (13.97%) Web Development
7 22 (12.29%) BDD
7 22 (12.29%) Information Security
8 17 (9.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (7.26%) Service Management
10 12 (6.70%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.59%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.59%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (5.59%) Web Filtering
12 9 (5.03%) Email Filtering
12 9 (5.03%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (5.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.35%) Java
2 28 (15.64%) Python
3 18 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.50%) Scala
5 16 (8.94%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.38%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.47%) Perl
8 7 (3.91%) Ruby
9 2 (1.12%) R
9 2 (1.12%) SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) Groovy
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (6.70%) CISSP
2 12 (6.70%) Degree
3 11 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (5.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (5.59%) CCSP
4 10 (5.59%) CISM
4 10 (5.59%) SANS
5 8 (4.47%) CREST Certified
6 6 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.79%) CCNP
7 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.23%) MCSE
8 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) CCIE
9 3 (1.68%) CCNA
9 3 (1.68%) GCIH
9 3 (1.68%) GIAC
10 2 (1.12%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.61%) SLA
2 11 (6.15%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.79%) WAI
4 5 (2.79%) WCAG
5 3 (1.68%) QA
5 3 (1.68%) SDET
6 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (43.02%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (7.82%) vSphere
5 9 (5.03%) BitLocker
5 9 (5.03%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.47%) Docker
6 8 (4.47%) Xen
6 8 (4.47%) XenApp
7 5 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.56%) Samba
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (9.50%) SCCM
2 12 (6.70%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (5.03%) WSUS
4 6 (3.35%) Puppet
5 4 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.12%) Grafana
6 2 (1.12%) Pingdom
6 2 (1.12%) StatsD
7 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.56%) Ansible
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.56%) cPanel
7 1 (0.56%) OpenView
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (32.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (18.99%) Google
3 30 (16.76%) VMware
4 29 (16.20%) Apple
5 26 (14.53%) Cisco
6 20 (11.17%) Dell
7 18 (10.06%) Citrix
8 15 (8.38%) Symantec
9 14 (7.82%) LANDesk
10 12 (6.70%) ServiceNow
11 10 (5.59%) HP
11 10 (5.59%) LogRhythm
12 9 (5.03%) Rapid7
13 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.23%) Palo Alto
15 3 (1.68%) Adobe
15 3 (1.68%) Juniper
15 3 (1.68%) Remedy
16 2 (1.12%) Arista
16 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
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