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 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 MacOS (including macOS Sierra)
England / London
Rank 354 405 383
Rank change year-on-year +51 -22  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 52 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 21
Median daily rate £450 £375 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +134.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £249 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £390
% change year-on-year -34.61% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -1.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +32.46% -  

Mac OS 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
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mac OS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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 - 7 £450 - 1
West End of London +2 1 £400 +13.47% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
4 39 (37.86%) Unix
4 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (33.98%) MS Office
6 28 (27.18%) Windows 7
7 27 (26.21%) Java
7 27 (26.21%) Python
7 27 (26.21%) Ruby
8 26 (25.24%) ITIL
8 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
9 18 (17.48%) Web Development
10 17 (16.50%) Citrix
10 17 (16.50%) Blackberry
10 17 (16.50%) MS Exchange
11 16 (15.53%) Apple
11 16 (15.53%) Android
12 15 (14.56%) Retail
12 15 (14.56%) Continuous Deployment
13 14 (13.59%) SAML
13 14 (13.59%) VPN
13 14 (13.59%) Shibboleth
14 13 (12.62%) Go
14 13 (12.62%) Data Privacy
15 12 (11.65%) Scala
15 12 (11.65%) Cisco
15 12 (11.65%) IBM Notes
15 12 (11.65%) Lotus
15 12 (11.65%) Data Security

Mac OS
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 17 (16.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.65%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) nginx
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (33.98%) MS Office
2 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Eikon
2 1 (0.97%) Radian6
2 1 (0.97%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) G Suite
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.97%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.59%) VPN
2 9 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (6.80%) Firewall
3 7 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.83%) DHCP
4 6 (5.83%) DNS
4 6 (5.83%) LDAP
5 5 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.97%) Intranet
7 1 (0.97%) Network Security
7 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) FileMaker
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) eggPlant
2 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.94%) Babel
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (1.94%) Mocha
3 2 (1.94%) webpack
General
1 15 (14.56%) Retail
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.89%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Support Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.65%) Desktop Support
4 12 (11.65%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Mac Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Ruby Developer
8 8 (7.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.77%) Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) IT Support
9 7 (6.80%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.80%) Applications Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) SAML
2 11 (10.68%) Web Services
3 9 (8.74%) RESTful
4 8 (7.77%) CSS
4 8 (7.77%) HTML
5 6 (5.83%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.91%) CSS3
6 3 (2.91%) HTML5
7 2 (1.94%) Chai
7 2 (1.94%) React
7 2 (1.94%) Redux
7 2 (1.94%) Web Components
7 2 (1.94%) XHTML
8 1 (0.97%) Django
8 1 (0.97%) Flask
8 1 (0.97%) jQuery
8 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.77%) BYOD
3 6 (5.83%) Blog
4 5 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.97%) Fintech
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.97%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Xserve
Operating Systems
1 59 (57.28%) Windows
2 47 (45.63%) Linux
3 39 (37.86%) Unix
4 28 (27.18%) Windows 7
5 16 (15.53%) Android
6 9 (8.74%) Apple iOS
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.94%) Debian
12 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.97%) VMS
12 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) ITIL
3 18 (17.48%) Web Development
4 15 (14.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 13 (12.62%) Data Privacy
6 12 (11.65%) Data Security
7 8 (7.77%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (5.83%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.83%) Front End Development
8 6 (5.83%) Functional Testing
8 6 (5.83%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.85%) Coaching
10 4 (3.88%) Document Management
10 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.88%) Service Design
10 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.88%) Test Management
11 3 (2.91%) Change Management
11 3 (2.91%) Operations Management
11 3 (2.91%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Java
1 27 (26.21%) Python
1 27 (26.21%) Ruby
2 13 (12.62%) Go
3 12 (11.65%) Scala
4 10 (9.71%) Perl
5 8 (7.77%) C
5 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.94%) ES6
7 2 (1.94%) SQL
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) CCA
5 1 (0.97%) CCNA
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.97%) WAI
2 1 (0.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) Shibboleth
3 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.85%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.88%) XenApp
5 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.94%) NFS
6 2 (1.94%) Samba
7 1 (0.97%) Docker
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) Ansible
2 2 (1.94%) systemd
3 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
3 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Citrix
3 16 (15.53%) Apple
4 12 (11.65%) Cisco
4 12 (11.65%) Lotus
5 7 (6.80%) Bloomberg
5 7 (6.80%) Reuters
6 6 (5.83%) Adobe
6 6 (5.83%) Google
6 6 (5.83%) VMware
7 4 (3.88%) HP
8 3 (2.91%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.97%) Dell
9 1 (0.97%) Meraki
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.97%) Remedy
9 1 (0.97%) Sage
9 1 (0.97%) Veeam
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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