Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mac OS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS over the 6 months to 21 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 macOS
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 525 529
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 140 90 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.43% 0.96% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 60 62
London median daily rate £340 £378 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.93% +58.95% +39.71%
10th Percentile £113 £162 £113
90th Percentile £510 £476 £500
England median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +115.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
London median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +7.04% +1.43%
10th Percentile £15.03 £10.65 £10.45
90th Percentile £29.88 £19.50 £23.30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

Mac OS 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 9813 9345 9952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.85% 20.80% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6976 6470 6783
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £204 £230 £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 275 208 313
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.23 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +5.04% +8.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.62 £42.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mac OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
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 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 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 -9 14 £329 -12.85% 3
West London -12 4 £110 -45.00% 3
East London -2 2 £343 +82.67% 1
North London - 2 £431 -
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 86 (61.43%) Windows
2 50 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 48 (34.29%) Linux
3 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 38 (27.14%) Windows 7
6 36 (25.71%) Unix
6 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.71%) Windows 10
7 34 (24.29%) Ruby
8 33 (23.57%) Android
8 33 (23.57%) Apple
9 32 (22.86%) HTML
9 32 (22.86%) CSS
10 31 (22.14%) Python
11 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (16.43%) Java
13 21 (15.00%) Blackberry
13 21 (15.00%) Scala
13 21 (15.00%) Go
14 20 (14.29%) Office 365
15 19 (13.57%) Citrix
15 19 (13.57%) Front End Development
16 18 (12.86%) Cisco
17 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
18 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
18 15 (10.71%) Apple iOS
18 15 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
19 14 (10.00%) Windows Server

Mac OS
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 10 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 8 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.71%) Moodle
4 1 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Eikon
2 1 (0.71%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.29%) Office 365
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.71%) npm
4 6 (4.29%) G Suite
5 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Akamai
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.71%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.71%) GitHub
7 1 (0.71%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (8.57%) VPN
3 11 (7.86%) DNS
4 10 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (6.43%) DHCP
5 9 (6.43%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.71%) Wireless
7 7 (5.00%) LAN
7 7 (5.00%) WAN
8 6 (4.29%) Internet
8 6 (4.29%) LDAP
8 6 (4.29%) WLAN
9 5 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.14%) SAN
11 2 (1.43%) Firewall
11 2 (1.43%) Junos
11 2 (1.43%) Skype
11 2 (1.43%) SMS
11 2 (1.43%) WebEx
12 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.71%) MySQL
2 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.86%) Mocha
3 8 (5.71%) gulp
3 8 (5.71%) webpack
4 1 (0.71%) GitLab
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.71%) Selenium
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 10 (7.14%) Banking
2 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Finance
5 1 (0.71%) Front Office
5 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Developer
2 33 (23.57%) Desktop Support
3 29 (20.71%) Support Engineer
4 20 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) Digital Developer
7 14 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
8 13 (9.29%) Java Developer
9 12 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 10 (7.14%) Analyst
11 9 (6.43%) Deskside Support
11 9 (6.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
12 8 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 7 (5.00%) Administrator
13 7 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (4.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.86%) CSS
1 32 (22.86%) HTML
2 11 (7.86%) Chai
3 10 (7.14%) HTML5
3 10 (7.14%) OOCSS
3 10 (7.14%) Sass
3 10 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
4 9 (6.43%) Node.js
4 9 (6.43%) Redux
5 8 (5.71%) Handlebars
6 3 (2.14%) CSS3
6 3 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.71%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.71%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.71%) React
7 1 (0.71%) React Native
7 1 (0.71%) REST
7 1 (0.71%) SAML
7 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.57%) BYOD
2 12 (8.57%) Taxonomies
3 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.86%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 10 (7.14%) User Experience
5 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.14%) iPhone
5 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) New Media
6 2 (1.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 86 (61.43%) Windows
2 48 (34.29%) Linux
3 38 (27.14%) Windows 7
4 36 (25.71%) Unix
4 36 (25.71%) Windows 10
5 33 (23.57%) Android
6 15 (10.71%) Apple iOS
7 14 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 13 (9.29%) Mac OS X
9 7 (5.00%) Debian
10 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.57%) Front End Development
3 11 (7.86%) Decision Tree
3 11 (7.86%) E-Commerce
3 11 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (7.86%) TDD
4 10 (7.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 10 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 10 (7.14%) ITIL
4 10 (7.14%) Mobile First
4 10 (7.14%) OO
4 10 (7.14%) OOP
4 10 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 9 (6.43%) Web Development
6 7 (5.00%) Analytics
6 7 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 34 (24.29%) Ruby
3 31 (22.14%) Python
4 23 (16.43%) Java
5 21 (15.00%) Go
5 21 (15.00%) Scala
6 11 (7.86%) ES6
7 3 (2.14%) SQL
8 2 (1.43%) AppleScript
8 2 (1.43%) Perl
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (4.29%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CCNA
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.43%) CWNA
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCA
7 1 (0.71%) CIPD
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) SLA
2 8 (5.71%) WAI
2 8 (5.71%) WCAG
3 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.43%) Samba
4 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) vSphere
4 4 (2.86%) XenApp
5 3 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.71%) Docker
7 1 (0.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) SCCM
2 7 (5.00%) Ansible
3 4 (2.86%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.14%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.43%) SCOM
5 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.57%) Apple
3 19 (13.57%) Citrix
4 18 (12.86%) Cisco
5 11 (7.86%) VMware
6 10 (7.14%) Bloomberg
6 10 (7.14%) Lotus
6 10 (7.14%) Reuters
7 8 (5.71%) Google
8 4 (2.86%) Dell
9 3 (2.14%) Adobe
9 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.14%) HP
9 3 (2.14%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.43%) Juniper
10 2 (1.43%) NetApp
11 1 (0.71%) Avaya
11 1 (0.71%) CA
11 1 (0.71%) Motorola
11 1 (0.71%) ZyXEL