Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 508 539
Rank change year-on-year +22 +31 +4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 144 141 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.53% 1.44% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 99 60
London median daily rate £325 £340 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -9.93% +42.45%
10th Percentile £150 £113 £160
90th Percentile £550 £510 £476
England median daily rate £306 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 7
London median hourly rate £17.88 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.82% +14.47% +7.04%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.03 £10.65
90th Percentile £115.00 £29.88 £19.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +15.83%

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 9,395 9,813 9,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.24% 20.89% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,582 6,957 6,549
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £231
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 286 215
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +3.75%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.63 £47.83 £48.16
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +12 41 £288 -12.61% 14
West London +12 20 £180 +63.64% 16
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 111 (77.08%) Windows
2 71 (49.31%) Active Directory
3 67 (46.53%) Apple
4 62 (43.06%) Windows 10
5 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
6 59 (40.97%) Apple iOS
7 53 (36.81%) Windows 7
8 49 (34.03%) Office 365
9 37 (25.69%) Windows Server
9 37 (25.69%) Microsoft Office
10 34 (23.61%) LAN
11 33 (22.92%) Finance
12 32 (22.22%) VMware
13 31 (21.53%) Android
14 29 (20.14%) Linux
15 26 (18.06%) SCCM
16 24 (16.67%) Citrix
17 22 (15.28%) Windows 8
18 21 (14.58%) ITIL
19 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
19 20 (13.89%) Unix
19 20 (13.89%) DNS
19 20 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 19 (13.19%) WAN
21 18 (12.50%) Mac OS X
21 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
21 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (11.81%) WLAN
22 17 (11.81%) VPN
22 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure

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 20 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.08%) Confluence
5 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (25.69%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.78%) InVision
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 49 (34.03%) Office 365
2 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.94%) G Suite
4 8 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.78%) GoToWebinar
9 3 (2.08%) Slack
10 1 (0.69%) GitHub
10 1 (0.69%) IaaS
10 1 (0.69%) PaaS
10 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 34 (23.61%) LAN
2 20 (13.89%) DNS
3 19 (13.19%) WAN
4 17 (11.81%) VPN
4 17 (11.81%) WLAN
5 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 11 (7.64%) VoIP
6 8 (5.56%) DHCP
6 8 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 8 (5.56%) Skype
7 6 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (4.17%) Internet
8 5 (3.47%) Broadband
8 5 (3.47%) WebEx
9 4 (2.78%) Firewall
9 4 (2.78%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.08%) SMS
10 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.86%) JIRA
3 5 (3.47%) Xcode
4 3 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.39%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.39%) Burp Suite
5 2 (1.39%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.39%) WebStorm
6 1 (0.69%) Ant
6 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.69%) Gradle
6 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.69%) Maven
6 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.08%) Back Office
5 3 (2.08%) Publishing
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Front Office
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Support Engineer
2 31 (21.53%) Desktop Support
3 23 (15.97%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (15.97%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (13.19%) Mac Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) Analyst
5 17 (11.81%) Developer
6 15 (10.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) IT Support
7 14 (9.72%) IT Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (7.64%) Support Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) iOS Developer
11 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.86%) Customer Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) HTML
1 12 (8.33%) Web Services
2 10 (6.94%) RESTful
3 6 (4.17%) Core Data
3 6 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (2.78%) Django
4 4 (2.78%) OAuth
4 4 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.78%) SAML
5 3 (2.08%) CarPlay
5 3 (2.08%) Core Animation
5 3 (2.08%) HTML5
5 3 (2.08%) iOS SDK
5 3 (2.08%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (1.39%) Apollo GraphQL
6 2 (1.39%) Behat
6 2 (1.39%) GraphQL
6 2 (1.39%) Node.js
6 2 (1.39%) Redux
6 2 (1.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Smartphone
2 12 (8.33%) iPhone
3 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.86%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.47%) Fintech
6 5 (3.47%) User Experience
6 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.08%) Animation
7 3 (2.08%) Apple TV
7 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 3 (2.08%) Vector Graphics
7 3 (2.08%) Wiki
8 2 (1.39%) EMV
8 2 (1.39%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 111 (77.08%) Windows
2 62 (43.06%) Windows 10
3 59 (40.97%) Apple iOS
4 53 (36.81%) Windows 7
5 37 (25.69%) Windows Server
6 31 (21.53%) Android
7 29 (20.14%) Linux
8 22 (15.28%) Windows 8
9 20 (13.89%) Unix
10 18 (12.50%) Mac OS X
10 18 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.69%) Debian
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.69%) SUSE
12 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.58%) ITIL
2 18 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (9.03%) TDD
5 12 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 10 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (6.94%) iOS Development
6 10 (6.94%) Mobile Development
7 8 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (5.56%) Open Source
7 8 (5.56%) Scrum
8 7 (4.86%) BDD
8 7 (4.86%) Data Security
9 6 (4.17%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (4.17%) Investment Management
9 6 (4.17%) Kanban
9 6 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.72%) JavaScript
2 12 (8.33%) Apple Swift
2 12 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.94%) Objective-C
4 8 (5.56%) SQL
5 7 (4.86%) Python
6 6 (4.17%) AppleScript
6 6 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.47%) Ruby
7 5 (3.47%) VBScript
8 4 (2.78%) C++
8 4 (2.78%) Perl
8 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.39%) C
9 2 (1.39%) Java
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.03%) MCSE
3 9 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 9 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.25%) MCP
4 8 (5.56%) CCNA
4 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.56%) Degree
5 4 (2.78%) ACMT
5 4 (2.78%) CCA
5 4 (2.78%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.78%) OSCP
6 2 (1.39%) ACSP
6 2 (1.39%) CEH
6 2 (1.39%) CISSP
6 2 (1.39%) GIAC
6 2 (1.39%) SANS
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.39%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) SEPA
System Software
1 71 (49.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.78%) XenApp
6 4 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.39%) Docker
7 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) SCCM
2 11 (7.64%) Jamf Pro
3 6 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.39%) WMI
6 1 (0.69%) Ansible
6 1 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.69%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.69%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.69%) Nagios
6 1 (0.69%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.69%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.69%) Puppet
6 1 (0.69%) Simpana
6 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (46.53%) Apple
2 61 (42.36%) Microsoft
3 32 (22.22%) VMware
4 24 (16.67%) Citrix
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco
6 10 (6.94%) Google
6 10 (6.94%) ServiceNow
7 9 (6.25%) Remedy
8 7 (4.86%) Bloomberg
9 6 (4.17%) Snow
10 5 (3.47%) Avaya
10 5 (3.47%) FactSet
11 4 (2.78%) Ivanti
12 3 (2.08%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.08%) HP
12 3 (2.08%) Okta
13 2 (1.39%) Centrify
13 2 (1.39%) Reuters
14 1 (0.69%) Perforce
14 1 (0.69%) Sony