Period
to 7 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 7 June 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 208 298 340
Rank change year-on-year +90 +42 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 21 62 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% 1.99% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 27
Median daily rate £120 £275 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.36% -9.84% +16.08%
10th Percentile £114 £250 £172
90th Percentile £140 £529 £404
England median daily rate £280 £325 £315
% change year-on-year -13.85% +3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £14.05 £175.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -91.97% +1150.00% -
10th Percentile £11.10 £162.50 £13.24
90th Percentile £26.80 £187.50 £18.00
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% +23.33% -14.29%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,416 3,121 3,706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.83% 21.36% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 1,868 2,049
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £163 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £425 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 261 289
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +4.48%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mac OS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mac OS in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mac OS in the South East over the 6 months to 7 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Mac OS in the South East

Mac OS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 7 June 2020. 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
Thames Valley +40 8 £120 -56.36% 2
Hampshire +64 6 £120 -63.08%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Surrey +52 3 £114 -77.11% 4
Berkshire +40 3 £120 -63.36% 1
East Sussex +27 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £100 -
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Mac OS
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Office 365
4 12 (57.14%) Windows 10
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (47.62%) SCCM
6 6 (28.57%) Citrix
6 6 (28.57%) Apple
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
6 6 (28.57%) VoIP
6 6 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (28.57%) Android
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 3 (14.29%) Office Automation
9 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
9 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (14.29%) AirWatch

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) VoIP
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (14.29%) PBX
4 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) WebEx
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 9 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
6 4 (19.05%) IT Support
6 4 (19.05%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) PC Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) PC Support
8 2 (9.52%) PC Support Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Android
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (14.29%) Office Automation
1 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (9.52%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Preventative Maintenance
3 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ACSP
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) MCTS
3 2 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 3 (14.29%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Apple
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Adobe
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.76%) Bomgar
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (4.76%) Twitter