Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 462 405 373
Rank change year-on-year -57 -32 -47
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 172 208 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 2.23% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 139 169
London median daily rate £200 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% -23.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £106 £150
90th Percentile £538 £550 £606
England median daily rate £415 £413 £429
% change year-on-year +0.61% -3.73% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 17
London median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -1.41% +0.67%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.55 £14.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £20.00 £23.15
England median hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £15.78
% change year-on-year +59.09% +4.60% +21.35%

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 9655 9338 10080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.89% 20.80% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6853 6470 6862
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £205 £231 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 208 318
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.23 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +4.59% +8.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.62 £43.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mac OS X as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS X in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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 -33 15 £238 -32.62% 6
West London -9 11 £525 +5.00% 4
North London -8 2 £431 +115.63%
East London -9 1 £130 -32.90% 8
South London -38 1 £113 -72.44% 1
Mac OS X
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 105 (61.05%) Windows
2 65 (37.79%) Linux
3 64 (37.21%) Active Directory
4 59 (34.30%) Unix
5 57 (33.14%) Microsoft
6 44 (25.58%) Windows 7
7 42 (24.42%) Java
8 41 (23.84%) Python
8 41 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (22.67%) Android
10 36 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
10 36 (20.93%) Apple
11 34 (19.77%) MySQL
11 34 (19.77%) RESTful
12 33 (19.19%) Relational Database
13 32 (18.60%) ITIL
13 32 (18.60%) Office 365
14 31 (18.02%) Windows 10
14 31 (18.02%) Kanban
14 31 (18.02%) Pair Programming
14 31 (18.02%) Windows Server
15 30 (17.44%) NoSQL
16 27 (15.70%) Configuration Management
16 27 (15.70%) Games
17 26 (15.12%) Git (software)
18 25 (14.53%) Service Management
19 24 (13.95%) Cisco
19 24 (13.95%) Scala
19 24 (13.95%) MongoDB
19 24 (13.95%) SCCM

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 8 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.49%) Apache
3 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.74%) nginx
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (20.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (2.33%) Vectorworks
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) HipChat
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.60%) Office 365
2 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.16%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.16%) G Suite
3 2 (1.16%) npm
3 2 (1.16%) Route 53
4 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.79%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.88%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (8.14%) DNS
4 13 (7.56%) Wireless
5 12 (6.98%) DHCP
5 12 (6.98%) Firewall
6 10 (5.81%) LAN
7 7 (4.07%) Internet
8 6 (3.49%) 3G
8 6 (3.49%) ICMP
8 6 (3.49%) LDAP
8 6 (3.49%) LTE
8 6 (3.49%) VPN
9 5 (2.91%) WLAN
10 4 (2.33%) HTTP
10 4 (2.33%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.74%) DWDM
11 3 (1.74%) SDH
11 3 (1.74%) SONET
11 3 (1.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.77%) MySQL
2 33 (19.19%) Relational Database
3 30 (17.44%) NoSQL
4 24 (13.95%) MongoDB
5 15 (8.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (6.98%) Redis
7 8 (4.65%) Data Mining
8 7 (4.07%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.58%) Big Data
11 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
11 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.58%) HBase
11 1 (0.58%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.72%) JIRA
3 12 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 12 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.49%) gulp
4 6 (3.49%) JUnit
5 5 (2.91%) Grunt
6 4 (2.33%) Subversion
7 2 (1.16%) Bower
7 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.58%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.58%) Mocha
8 1 (0.58%) Mockito
8 1 (0.58%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 27 (15.70%) Games
2 17 (9.88%) Retail
3 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.65%) Finance
5 5 (2.91%) Front Office
5 5 (2.91%) Marketing
5 5 (2.91%) Online Betting
6 4 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Electronics
6 4 (2.33%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.77%) Analyst
2 33 (19.19%) Support Engineer
3 30 (17.44%) Developer
4 23 (13.37%) Desktop Support
5 22 (12.79%) IT Support
6 19 (11.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (11.05%) Windows Engineer
7 17 (9.88%) Service Analyst
7 17 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (9.30%) IT Engineer
8 16 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (9.30%) Mac Engineer
9 15 (8.72%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.72%) Tester
10 14 (8.14%) Python Developer
10 14 (8.14%) Windows Support Engineer
11 13 (7.56%) Java Developer
11 13 (7.56%) Senior Developer
12 12 (6.98%) Automation Tester
13 11 (6.40%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.77%) RESTful
2 14 (8.14%) Django
2 14 (8.14%) Flask
3 13 (7.56%) JSON
4 12 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (6.40%) HTML
6 8 (4.65%) CSS
6 8 (4.65%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.07%) Java EE
8 6 (3.49%) CSS3
8 6 (3.49%) HTML5
8 6 (3.49%) LAMP
8 6 (3.49%) Node.js
8 6 (3.49%) Spring
9 5 (2.91%) jQuery
9 5 (2.91%) Servlets
9 5 (2.91%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.33%) React
11 3 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Blog
2 17 (9.88%) Online Games
3 14 (8.14%) Data Structures
3 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.23%) Smartphone
5 7 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.49%) iPad
6 6 (3.49%) iPhone
7 5 (2.91%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.91%) User Experience
8 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.74%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.74%) PDA
9 2 (1.16%) BYOD
9 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.16%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (61.05%) Windows
2 65 (37.79%) Linux
3 59 (34.30%) Unix
4 44 (25.58%) Windows 7
5 39 (22.67%) Android
6 31 (18.02%) Windows 10
6 31 (18.02%) Windows Server
7 22 (12.79%) Apple iOS
8 13 (7.56%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.91%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.33%) CentOS
10 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.33%) Scientific Linux
11 3 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.74%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.58%) AIX
13 1 (0.58%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.60%) ITIL
3 31 (18.02%) Kanban
3 31 (18.02%) Pair Programming
4 27 (15.70%) Configuration Management
5 25 (14.53%) Service Management
6 24 (13.95%) Mentoring
7 23 (13.37%) Test Automation
8 22 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.63%) E-Commerce
10 18 (10.47%) BDD
10 18 (10.47%) DevOps
10 18 (10.47%) Scrum
11 17 (9.88%) ITSM
12 14 (8.14%) High Availability
12 14 (8.14%) Integration Testing
13 13 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (7.56%) Information Security
13 13 (7.56%) Microservices
13 13 (7.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.42%) Java
2 41 (23.84%) Python
3 24 (13.95%) Scala
4 20 (11.63%) SQL
5 14 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.98%) R
7 11 (6.40%) Go
8 9 (5.23%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.49%) C
9 6 (3.49%) C++
10 5 (2.91%) Perl
10 5 (2.91%) PHP
11 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.74%) Fortran
12 3 (1.74%) Ruby
13 2 (1.16%) AppleScript
13 2 (1.16%) COBOL
14 1 (0.58%) C#
14 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) Degree
1 11 (6.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.91%) CISM
3 5 (2.91%) CISSP
3 5 (2.91%) DBS Check
3 5 (2.91%) MCITP
4 4 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.33%) MCSE
5 3 (1.74%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.74%) CCNA
5 3 (1.74%) CCSA
5 3 (1.74%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) CWNA
6 2 (1.16%) MCDST
6 2 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) SLA
2 12 (6.98%) QA
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 64 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.40%) Docker
3 10 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.33%) NFS
5 4 (2.33%) vSphere
6 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.16%) Samba
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (13.95%) SCCM
2 19 (11.05%) Jamf Pro
3 16 (9.30%) Puppet
4 10 (5.81%) Kibana
4 10 (5.81%) Kubernetes
4 10 (5.81%) logstash
4 10 (5.81%) Prometheus
5 7 (4.07%) Grafana
5 7 (4.07%) StatsD
6 4 (2.33%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.33%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.16%) cPanel
7 2 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Nagios
7 2 (1.16%) SmoothWall
7 2 (1.16%) WSUS
8 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (20.93%) Apple
3 24 (13.95%) Cisco
4 21 (12.21%) Splunk
5 14 (8.14%) Meraki
6 12 (6.98%) HP
6 12 (6.98%) LANDesk
7 10 (5.81%) AppDynamics
7 10 (5.81%) Dell
7 10 (5.81%) VMware
8 9 (5.23%) Adobe
8 9 (5.23%) Google
9 5 (2.91%) Citrix
10 4 (2.33%) Bloomberg
10 4 (2.33%) Fidessa
10 4 (2.33%) Lotus
10 4 (2.33%) Oracle
10 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.33%) Reuters
10 4 (2.33%) SAP