Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 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 macOS
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 373 336 516
Rank change year-on-year -37 +180 -18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 68 101 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 2.46% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 62
10th Percentile £205 £137 £141
25th Percentile £381 £208 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £345 £313
Median % change year-on-year +36.96% +10.40% +27.55%
75th Percentile £501 £446 £455
90th Percentile £585 £530 £599
England median daily rate £450 £245 £275
% change year-on-year +83.67% -10.91% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.44 "
25th Percentile £16.50 £15.41 £12.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £13.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.60% +43.85% -24.09%
75th Percentile £21.50 " £18.47
90th Percentile £23.00 " £27.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.10 £17.25
% change year-on-year +4.97% +4.93% +23.21%

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 3,224 4,110 7,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.54% 17.43% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,288 2,914 5,510
10th Percentile £272 £163 £181
25th Percentile £400 £319 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £480
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% +1.05%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 125 203
10th Percentile £15.57 £14.15 £12.80
25th Percentile £23.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +92.94% +6.25% +6.95%
75th Percentile £63.25 £47.83 £30.25
90th Percentile £66.95 £63.75 £47.35
England median hourly rate £17.77 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +1.47% -

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in London.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mac OS in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mac OS in London

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in London.

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 6 months to 20 April 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
West London +27 8 £475 -6.40% 3
Central London +27 8 £420 +103.39% 3
East London +14 3 £210 -39.13%
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.76%) Apple iOS
4 20 (29.41%) Linux
5 18 (26.47%) Objective-C
6 15 (22.06%) TDD
6 15 (22.06%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (22.06%) iOS Development
7 14 (20.59%) Cocoa
7 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 14 (20.59%) Apple
8 13 (19.12%) Unix
8 13 (19.12%) C++
8 13 (19.12%) HTML
8 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
8 13 (19.12%) CSS
8 13 (19.12%) Front End Development
9 12 (17.65%) Xcode
10 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
10 11 (16.18%) SCCM
11 10 (14.71%) ITIL
12 9 (13.24%) HTTPS
12 9 (13.24%) JSON
12 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (13.24%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (13.24%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (13.24%) Apple Swift
13 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
13 8 (11.76%) QA

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 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (4.41%) AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Azure
3 2 (2.94%) GitHub
3 2 (2.94%) Google Workspace
3 2 (2.94%) Slack
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.47%) GCP
4 1 (1.47%) Kong
4 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.41%) LAN
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) VoIP
2 3 (4.41%) WAN
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.94%) DHCP
3 2 (2.94%) DNS
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) Intranet
3 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Xcode
2 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Grunt
3 4 (5.88%) gulp
3 4 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 4 (5.88%) webpack
4 3 (4.41%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) GitLab
5 2 (2.94%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.94%) MSI
6 1 (1.47%) Inno Setup
6 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.47%) Mocha
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.94%) Law
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 13 (19.12%) iOS Developer
3 12 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Mac Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 4 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) IT Support
8 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Senior iOS Developer
10 2 (2.94%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Cocoa
2 13 (19.12%) CSS
2 13 (19.12%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) JSON
4 5 (7.35%) UIKit
5 4 (5.88%) HTML5
5 4 (5.88%) Jest
5 4 (5.88%) Mustache
5 4 (5.88%) Node.js
5 4 (5.88%) Sass
5 4 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (4.41%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (4.41%) Qt
7 2 (2.94%) CSS3
7 2 (2.94%) J2EE
7 2 (2.94%) React
7 2 (2.94%) REST
7 2 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (1.47%) SAP Basis
8 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Apple iOS
3 20 (29.41%) Linux
4 13 (19.12%) Unix
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
6 5 (7.35%) Android
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.06%) iOS Development
2 15 (22.06%) TDD
3 13 (19.12%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.18%) Pair Programming
5 10 (14.71%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (13.24%) Progressive Enhancement
7 8 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.82%) Information Security
9 6 (8.82%) SIEM
10 5 (7.35%) Project Management
10 5 (7.35%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.88%) Data Science
11 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.88%) Web Design
11 4 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Objective-C
2 13 (19.12%) C++
2 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.24%) Apple Swift
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.88%) ES6
7 3 (4.41%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) ACSP
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.94%) MCSA
3 2 (2.94%) MCSE
3 2 (2.94%) MOS
4 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) CCA
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) MCP
4 1 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) NIST
3 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.88%) SLA
5 1 (1.47%) GRC
5 1 (1.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 9 (13.24%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Apple
2 8 (11.76%) Citrix
3 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Avaya
6 2 (2.94%) F5
6 2 (2.94%) FactSet
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Okta
6 2 (2.94%) Polycom
6 2 (2.94%) Reuters
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Splunk
6 2 (2.94%) Sun
6 2 (2.94%) Wyse
7 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.47%) RedGate
7 1 (1.47%) Zscaler