Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 451 307 433
Rank change year-on-year -144 +126 +55
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 98 50 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 2.24% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 31 114
10th Percentile £150 £231 £125
25th Percentile £193 £253 £151
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £300 £350
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +7.69%
75th Percentile £531 £475 £500
90th Percentile £575 £600 £626
England median daily rate £270 £300 £275
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
10th Percentile " " £15.73
25th Percentile £19.97 £17.25 £19.13
Median hourly rate £20.94 £18.50 £20.92
Median % change year-on-year +13.16% -11.55% +8.65%
75th Percentile £21.90 £19.75 £42.88
90th Percentile " " £54.38
England median hourly rate £12.73 £14.28 £18.10
% change year-on-year -10.86% -21.13% +3.43%

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 4,666 2,232 6,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.80% 16.66% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,365 1,558 4,992
10th Percentile £263 £250 £170
25th Percentile £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 30 187
10th Percentile £13.93 £13.41 £12.90
25th Percentile £16.26 £18.72 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +12.30%
75th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £64.00 £48.22 £51.32
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.43
% change year-on-year -7.89% +9.01% +0.11%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Central London -62 6 £263 -9.48% 14
East London - 3 £210 - 1
West London -17 2 £210 - 8
South London - 2 - - 2
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
3 41 (41.84%) Microsoft 365
4 37 (37.76%) Apple iOS
5 35 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 29 (29.59%) Apple
7 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (26.53%) Android
7 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
8 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
9 21 (21.43%) SCCM
10 19 (19.39%) Jamf Pro
11 18 (18.37%) Linux
12 17 (17.35%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.33%) ITIL
14 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
15 13 (13.27%) ITSM
16 12 (12.24%) Service Management
16 12 (12.24%) LAN
16 12 (12.24%) Azure
17 11 (11.22%) DNS
17 11 (11.22%) Finance
18 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow
18 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
18 10 (10.20%) Migration
18 10 (10.20%) VoIP
19 9 (9.18%) DHCP
19 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) nginx
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.04%) NUKE
3 1 (1.02%) iWork
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.84%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (12.24%) Azure
3 9 (9.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.12%) Google Workspace
5 5 (5.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (4.08%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.06%) SaaS
8 2 (2.04%) AWS
8 2 (2.04%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.02%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.02%) Google Docs
9 1 (1.02%) Serverless
9 1 (1.02%) Slack
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) LAN
2 11 (11.22%) DNS
3 10 (10.20%) VoIP
4 9 (9.18%) DHCP
4 9 (9.18%) WebEx
5 6 (6.12%) Firewall
6 5 (5.10%) HTTPS
6 5 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.06%) VPN
9 2 (2.04%) Skype
9 2 (2.04%) WAN
10 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.02%) NAS
10 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.02%) Network Security
10 1 (1.02%) SMTP
10 1 (1.02%) SSH
10 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Xcode
2 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.06%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.06%) MSI
4 2 (2.04%) Inno Setup
5 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 26 (26.53%) Social Skills
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.14%) Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Retail
6 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
7 2 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Support Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Mac Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Analyst
5 12 (12.24%) IT Support
6 11 (11.22%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Architect
7 8 (8.16%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (7.14%) Desktop Support
8 7 (7.14%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.10%) iOS Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Cocoa
1 7 (7.14%) CSS
1 7 (7.14%) HTML
2 6 (6.12%) JSON
3 5 (5.10%) Qt
3 5 (5.10%) Web Services
4 4 (4.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.06%) iOS SDK
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
6 2 (2.04%) Redux
6 2 (2.04%) RESTful
7 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.02%) Electron Framework
7 1 (1.02%) HTML5
7 1 (1.02%) Java EE
7 1 (1.02%) JPA
7 1 (1.02%) RxJS
7 1 (1.02%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.10%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.06%) PlayStation
4 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.06%) Xbox
5 2 (2.04%) Blog
5 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.04%) Legacy Applications
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.04%) User Experience
6 1 (1.02%) BYOD
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (70.41%) Windows
2 37 (37.76%) Apple iOS
3 35 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 26 (26.53%) Android
5 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
6 18 (18.37%) Linux
7 8 (8.16%) Unix
8 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Robot Operating System
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.33%) ITIL
3 13 (13.27%) ITSM
4 12 (12.24%) Service Management
5 10 (10.20%) Migration
6 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.18%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.16%) Antivirus Management
7 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.16%) Time Management
8 7 (7.14%) Application Packaging
8 7 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.14%) TDD
9 6 (6.12%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.12%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.12%) Information Security
10 5 (5.10%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (5.10%) iOS Development
10 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.10%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) C++
1 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
1 8 (8.16%) Objective-C
2 6 (6.12%) Java
2 6 (6.12%) Ruby
3 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.06%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.04%) C
5 2 (2.04%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.02%) C#
6 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) ACSP
3 2 (2.04%) CCNA
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.04%) PMP
3 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) MCT
4 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (6.12%) SLA
3 5 (5.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.08%) NIST
5 3 (3.06%) Accessibility
6 1 (1.02%) ITGC
6 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.43%) SCCM
2 19 (19.39%) Jamf Pro
3 14 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.02%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (29.59%) Apple
3 10 (10.20%) ServiceNow
4 7 (7.14%) Adobe
4 7 (7.14%) Citrix
4 7 (7.14%) VMware
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco
6 4 (4.08%) Google
7 3 (3.06%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) Ivanti
7 3 (3.06%) Ping Identity
7 3 (3.06%) Roku
7 3 (3.06%) Samsung
8 2 (2.04%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) Planview
9 1 (1.02%) Polycom
9 1 (1.02%) Remedy
9 1 (1.02%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.02%) Sophos