Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 469 556
Rank change year-on-year -8 +87 -19
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 149 135 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.59% 1.55% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 87 57
London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +85.43%
10th Percentile £142 £113 £178
90th Percentile £538 £500 £478
England median daily rate £305 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -19.74% +8.57% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.67% -14.89%
10th Percentile £15.68 £14.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £34.00 £28.95 £18.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +11.29%

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 9,365 8,701 9,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.54% 20.44% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,647 6,090 6,830
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £204 £227 £239
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 233 201
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.84 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 -8 36 £350 +27.27% 10
West London -27 13 £180 -10.00% 11
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS 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.

1 114 (76.51%) Windows
2 70 (46.98%) Active Directory
3 59 (39.60%) Apple
4 52 (34.90%) Microsoft
5 50 (33.56%) Apple iOS
5 50 (33.56%) Office 365
6 47 (31.54%) Windows 7
6 47 (31.54%) Windows 10
7 35 (23.49%) Windows Server
7 35 (23.49%) Android
8 32 (21.48%) Mac OS X
9 31 (20.81%) ITIL
10 29 (19.46%) Microsoft Office
10 29 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (19.46%) SCCM
11 25 (16.78%) Citrix
12 24 (16.11%) Finance
13 23 (15.44%) VMware
14 22 (14.77%) MS Exchange
14 22 (14.77%) LAN
14 22 (14.77%) Windows 8
15 21 (14.09%) Apple Swift
15 21 (14.09%) Objective-C
16 20 (13.42%) Linux
17 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
18 17 (11.41%) G Suite
18 17 (11.41%) DNS
18 17 (11.41%) Project Management
19 16 (10.74%) Banking

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 22 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.01%) Confluence
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) nginx
7 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.68%) InVision
2 4 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 50 (33.56%) Office 365
2 17 (11.41%) G Suite
2 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.01%) GitHub
5 3 (2.01%) IaaS
5 3 (2.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.34%) GoToWebinar
6 2 (1.34%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.34%) Slack
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) LAN
2 17 (11.41%) DNS
3 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.38%) WAN
5 9 (6.04%) VPN
5 9 (6.04%) WLAN
6 8 (5.37%) Skype
7 7 (4.70%) IP Telephony
8 6 (4.03%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.36%) DHCP
10 4 (2.68%) Firewall
10 4 (2.68%) HTTP
10 4 (2.68%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.68%) SMS
10 4 (2.68%) VoIP
10 4 (2.68%) Wireshark
11 3 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.01%) Kerberos
11 3 (2.01%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.01%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) MySQL
2 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.68%) JIRA
3 4 (2.68%) Xcode
4 3 (2.01%) AdminStudio
4 3 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.67%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.67%) Maven
5 1 (0.67%) Mockito
5 1 (0.67%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.67%) TestRail
5 1 (0.67%) WebStorm
5 1 (0.67%) WinDbg
General
1 24 (16.11%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.36%) Retail
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Support Engineer
2 28 (18.79%) Desktop Support
3 26 (17.45%) Analyst
4 22 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (14.77%) Mac Engineer
5 17 (11.41%) Developer
5 17 (11.41%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) iOS Developer
9 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.38%) IT Support
10 10 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (6.04%) IT Engineer
12 8 (5.37%) Service Analyst
12 8 (5.37%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (4.70%) Architect
13 7 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
13 7 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.38%) Web Services
2 10 (6.71%) HTML
3 5 (3.36%) CSS
3 5 (3.36%) RESTful
4 3 (2.01%) Core Animation
4 3 (2.01%) Core Data
4 3 (2.01%) iOS SDK
4 3 (2.01%) LDAP
4 3 (2.01%) Protocol Buffers
4 3 (2.01%) XMPP
5 2 (1.34%) Dagger
5 2 (1.34%) PlayReady
5 2 (1.34%) Retrofit
5 2 (1.34%) RxJava
5 2 (1.34%) Widevine
6 1 (0.67%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.67%) Dropwizard
6 1 (0.67%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Smartphone
2 9 (6.04%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.70%) Fintech
4 7 (4.70%) User Experience
5 6 (4.03%) iPhone
6 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.68%) BYOD
7 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.01%) Animation
8 3 (2.01%) Apple TV
8 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.01%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (2.01%) Vector Graphics
8 3 (2.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (76.51%) Windows
2 50 (33.56%) Apple iOS
3 47 (31.54%) Windows 10
3 47 (31.54%) Windows 7
4 35 (23.49%) Android
4 35 (23.49%) Windows Server
5 32 (21.48%) Mac OS X
6 22 (14.77%) Windows 8
7 20 (13.42%) Linux
8 18 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (7.38%) Unix
11 1 (0.67%) Debian
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) SUSE
11 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.81%) ITIL
2 29 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.41%) Project Management
4 15 (10.07%) TDD
5 13 (8.72%) Scrum
5 13 (8.72%) Test Automation
6 12 (8.05%) iOS Development
6 12 (8.05%) Mobile Development
7 11 (7.38%) Application Virtualisation
7 11 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (7.38%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.04%) Web Development
9 8 (5.37%) Data Security
10 7 (4.70%) IT Strategy
11 6 (4.03%) BDD
11 6 (4.03%) Investment Management
11 6 (4.03%) Service Management
12 5 (3.36%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.09%) Apple Swift
1 21 (14.09%) Objective-C
2 12 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.38%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.03%) AppleScript
5 6 (4.03%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.03%) Python
5 6 (4.03%) SQL
5 6 (4.03%) VBScript
6 4 (2.68%) Perl
7 3 (2.01%) C++
7 3 (2.01%) Java
8 2 (1.34%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) Java 8
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.38%) MCSE
3 9 (6.04%) CCNA
3 9 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.04%) Degree
4 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.37%) MCP
4 8 (5.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.34%) CCA
6 2 (1.34%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.34%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.34%) MCSA
6 2 (1.34%) OSCP
7 1 (0.67%) ACTC
7 1 (0.67%) CCSA
7 1 (0.67%) CCSE
7 1 (0.67%) CEH
7 1 (0.67%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.34%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (46.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (5.37%) XenApp
5 5 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (3.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.01%) vSphere
6 3 (2.01%) Xen
7 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.67%) Docker
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (19.46%) SCCM
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (4.70%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (2.01%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.34%) WMI
6 1 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.67%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.67%) Nagios
6 1 (0.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.67%) Puppet
6 1 (0.67%) Simpana
6 1 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (39.60%) Apple
2 52 (34.90%) Microsoft
3 25 (16.78%) Citrix
4 23 (15.44%) VMware
5 15 (10.07%) Cisco
6 13 (8.72%) Google
7 9 (6.04%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.70%) Avaya
8 7 (4.70%) Remedy
9 5 (3.36%) Ivanti
9 5 (3.36%) Snow
10 4 (2.68%) Bloomberg
11 3 (2.01%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.34%) Centrify
12 2 (1.34%) CommVault
12 2 (1.34%) Dell
12 2 (1.34%) FactSet
12 2 (1.34%) Reuters
12 2 (1.34%) Samsung
12 2 (1.34%) Veeam