Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 484 291 422
Rank change year-on-year -193 +131 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 49 101 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.64% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 3.66% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 82 142
10th Percentile £154 £175 £130
25th Percentile £250 £253 £208
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £575 £514
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +11.92% +138.95%
75th Percentile £600 £625 £619
90th Percentile £638 £650 £650
England median daily rate £475 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -13.64% +7.32% +112.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year - +32.50% +5.26%
England median hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -40.48% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4,226 2,758 7,293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.06% 17.38% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,978 1,984 5,213
10th Percentile £299 £220 £176
25th Percentile £413 £368 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £659 £656
England median daily rate £473 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 52 187
10th Percentile £14.95 £14.54 £12.90
25th Percentile £16.26 £19.39 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.75 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -9.91% +33.22% +9.63%
75th Percentile £58.17 £47.83 £28.88
90th Percentile £65.30 £53.75 £51.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.77% +3.91% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -39 6 £140 -76.67% 6
West London -3 2 £255 +65.53% 1
East London - 2 £238 - 2
South London +20 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 26 (53.06%) Unix
2 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
3 24 (48.98%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (48.98%) Web Design
4 22 (44.90%) Web Development
4 22 (44.90%) Continuous Deployment
5 21 (42.86%) Finance
6 18 (36.73%) Ruby on Rails
6 18 (36.73%) Windows
7 17 (34.69%) HTTP
7 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
7 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.69%) Clean Code
8 16 (32.65%) Public Sector
8 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
9 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
9 15 (30.61%) Apple
9 15 (30.61%) Python
9 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 15 (30.61%) Ruby
9 15 (30.61%) Manufacturing
9 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
9 15 (30.61%) Social Skills
10 14 (28.57%) Electronics
10 14 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (28.57%) Information Security
10 14 (28.57%) Programme Management
10 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 14 (28.57%) Subversion

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 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Azure
1 14 (28.57%) IaaS
2 12 (24.49%) AWS
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (6.12%) GitHub
5 2 (4.08%) GCP
5 2 (4.08%) Google Workspace
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) DHCP
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) 2G
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) WebEx
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) 802.11
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) Telepresence
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 14 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Git (software)
2 14 (28.57%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) fastlane
3 4 (8.16%) Xcode
4 3 (6.12%) CocoaPods
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Mockito
4 3 (6.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.04%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Public Sector
3 15 (30.61%) Manufacturing
3 15 (30.61%) Social Skills
3 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (28.57%) Electronics
4 14 (28.57%) Marketing
5 5 (10.20%) Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Games
6 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Ruby Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Ruby Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) AWS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) iOS Developer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Azure Developer
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support
8 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Mac Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (12.24%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) JAX-RS
4 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (6.12%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) Dropwizard
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
7 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (2.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) iPad
2 4 (8.16%) iPhone
2 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.16%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) BYOD
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Linux
2 26 (53.06%) Unix
3 18 (36.73%) Windows
4 12 (24.49%) Apple iOS
5 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.37%) Android
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.04%) Kali Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
2 24 (48.98%) Responsive Web Design
2 24 (48.98%) Web Design
3 22 (44.90%) Continuous Deployment
3 22 (44.90%) Web Development
4 17 (34.69%) Clean Code
4 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.57%) Availability Management
5 14 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (28.57%) Capacity Management
5 14 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (28.57%) Information Security
5 14 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 14 (28.57%) Prototyping
5 14 (28.57%) Secure Coding
5 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 14 (28.57%) User Stories
5 14 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) JavaScript
1 15 (30.61%) Python
1 15 (30.61%) Ruby
2 12 (24.49%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) Java 8
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.04%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) ACSP
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) CEH
2 1 (2.04%) CISA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) GIAC
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
2 1 (2.04%) MCP
2 1 (2.04%) MCSA
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) NIST
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.37%) Docker
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.04%) EnCase
3 1 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Apple
2 14 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.16%) Ivanti
5 3 (6.12%) Adobe
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Alibaba
6 1 (2.04%) Avaya
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Epicor
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) Meraki
6 1 (2.04%) Polycom
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow