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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 477 442 337
Rank change year-on-year -35 -105 +146
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 123 88 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 2.02% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 64 25
10th Percentile £170 £168 £201
25th Percentile £184 £229 £258
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £315 £413 £375
Median % change year-on-year -23.64% +10.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £502 £496 £475
90th Percentile £638 £575 £566
England median daily rate £250 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -33.33% +25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
10th Percentile £18.78 - -
25th Percentile £21.06 £19.97 £17.25
Median hourly rate £27.25 £20.94 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +30.16% +13.16% -11.19%
75th Percentile £33.56 £21.90 £19.75
90th Percentile £35.93 - -
England median hourly rate £16.47 £12.73 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.43% -12.24% -22.46%

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 5,580 4,361 2,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.94% 14.03% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,067 3,084 1,874
10th Percentile £235 £286 £239
25th Percentile £413 £413 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £488
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £674 £625 £575
90th Percentile £763 £700 £656
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 65 45
10th Percentile £15.80 £15.00 £14.65
25th Percentile £20.13 £17.62 £19.39
Median hourly rate £23.91 £25.00 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.36% -9.09% +32.02%
75th Percentile £46.06 £53.00 £47.25
90th Percentile £66.75 £64.60 £52.95
England median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +34.29% -5.41% +5.71%

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 12 August 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -6 21 £315 +12.50% 15
West London -3 3 £275 -43.30% 3
South London -11 1 £275 - 1
North London - 1 - - 1
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 92 (74.80%) Windows
2 55 (44.72%) Microsoft
3 43 (34.96%) Apple
4 42 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 42 (34.15%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (34.15%) Windows 10
5 32 (26.02%) Linux
6 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
7 26 (21.14%) Jamf Pro
7 26 (21.14%) Apple iOS
8 21 (17.07%) SCCM
9 20 (16.26%) Android
9 20 (16.26%) Cisco
10 18 (14.63%) VPN
11 17 (13.82%) Agile
12 15 (12.20%) LAN
12 15 (12.20%) Windows 7
12 15 (12.20%) Azure
13 14 (11.38%) Google Workspace
13 14 (11.38%) WAN
13 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
13 14 (11.38%) HP
13 14 (11.38%) Firewall
14 13 (10.57%) DNS
14 13 (10.57%) ServiceNow
14 13 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
15 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (9.76%) Objective-C
16 11 (8.94%) Finance

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 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (12.20%) Azure
3 14 (11.38%) Google Workspace
4 10 (8.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (5.69%) Slack
6 6 (4.88%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (2.44%) AWS
7 3 (2.44%) SaaS
8 2 (1.63%) Azure Monitor
8 2 (1.63%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.81%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.81%) Google Data Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) VPN
2 15 (12.20%) LAN
3 14 (11.38%) Firewall
3 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.38%) WAN
4 13 (10.57%) DNS
5 9 (7.32%) WebEx
6 8 (6.50%) DHCP
7 5 (4.07%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.25%) Wireless
9 3 (2.44%) VoIP
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.81%) NAS
11 1 (0.81%) Network Security
11 1 (0.81%) SSL
11 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.63%) Xcode
5 1 (0.81%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Apktool
5 1 (0.81%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Cydia Substrate
5 1 (0.81%) GDB
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.81%) GitLab
5 1 (0.81%) Radare
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 28 (22.76%) Social Skills
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.07%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.44%) Retail
7 2 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) German Language
8 1 (0.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (20.33%) Support Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Desktop Support
2 21 (17.07%) IT Support
3 17 (13.82%) Analyst
4 14 (11.38%) Mac Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (10.57%) Developer
6 10 (8.13%) IT Engineer
6 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (7.32%) Support Specialist
8 8 (6.50%) Desktop Specialist
8 8 (6.50%) Desktop Support Specialist
9 7 (5.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Web Services
2 6 (4.88%) CORBA
3 5 (4.07%) CSS
3 5 (4.07%) HTML
3 5 (4.07%) JSON
4 4 (3.25%) Cocoa
4 4 (3.25%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (3.25%) UIKit
5 3 (2.44%) OAuth
5 3 (2.44%) OpenID
5 3 (2.44%) SAML
6 2 (1.63%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.63%) Middleware
6 2 (1.63%) Node.js
6 2 (1.63%) REST
7 1 (0.81%) Core Data
7 1 (0.81%) LDAP
7 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) PKI
2 7 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.69%) User Experience
3 6 (4.88%) Credit Derivative
3 6 (4.88%) Derivative
3 6 (4.88%) iPhone
4 5 (4.07%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.25%) IoT
6 3 (2.44%) BYOD
6 3 (2.44%) iPad
7 2 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) EMV
8 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.81%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 92 (74.80%) Windows
2 42 (34.15%) Windows 10
3 32 (26.02%) Linux
4 26 (21.14%) Apple iOS
5 20 (16.26%) Android
6 15 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.32%) Unix
8 8 (6.50%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
10 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) Agile
2 13 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (8.94%) ITIL
4 9 (7.32%) Application Packaging
5 8 (6.50%) Coaching
5 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.50%) Migration
5 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.69%) Clean Code
6 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (5.69%) Project Management
6 7 (5.69%) Time Management
7 6 (4.88%) ITSM
7 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.07%) Decision-Making
8 5 (4.07%) DevOps
8 5 (4.07%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.76%) Objective-C
2 11 (8.94%) Python
3 9 (7.32%) SQL
4 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.88%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (4.88%) Apple Swift
5 6 (4.88%) C++
5 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.25%) VB
7 3 (2.44%) C
8 2 (1.63%) Bash
8 2 (1.63%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) MCP
4 3 (2.44%) MCSA
5 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.63%) MCITP
5 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.81%) CCA
6 1 (0.81%) CEH
6 1 (0.81%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Accessibility
2 6 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) WCAG
4 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) NDS
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Jamf Pro
2 21 (17.07%) SCCM
3 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.50%) AirWatch
5 7 (5.69%) WSUS
5 7 (5.69%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.63%) Ansible
6 2 (1.63%) Nessus
6 2 (1.63%) Terraform
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (44.72%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.96%) Apple
3 20 (16.26%) Cisco
4 14 (11.38%) HP
5 13 (10.57%) ServiceNow
6 11 (8.94%) Citrix
6 11 (8.94%) Dell
6 11 (8.94%) Google
7 8 (6.50%) MobileIron
7 8 (6.50%) Okta
8 7 (5.69%) Trend Micro
8 7 (5.69%) VMware
9 4 (3.25%) Adobe
9 4 (3.25%) Remedy
10 2 (1.63%) Meraki
10 2 (1.63%) Polycom
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) Splunk
11 1 (0.81%) OneLogin
11 1 (0.81%) Zscaler