Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 October 2017 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
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 755 752
Rank change year-on-year +104 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 233 130 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.12% 0.56% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 79 107
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +72.22%
10th Percentile £113 £159 £115
90th Percentile £550 £504 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £199 £425
% change year-on-year +88.68% -53.24% +31.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 18
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +15.83% +7.14%
10th Percentile £14.28 £10.98 £10.85
90th Percentile £25.03 £19.50 £23.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +18.97% -3.33%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20868 23157 24534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 21.97% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13194 14561 14458
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1241 1284 1938
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +5.10%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +3.23%

Mac OS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mac OS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac OS over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac OS in the UK

Mac OS
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
England +111 223 £354 -5.60% 26
London +56 146 £345 -8.61% 12
UK excluding London +85 86 £375 +88.68% 14
North of England +76 23 £145 -47.18% 4
South West +13 20 £400 +300.00%
Yorkshire +33 16 £500 +60.00% 2
South East +13 16 £401 +116.49% 6
East of England -23 12 £230 -38.67% 2
North West +26 7 £125 -32.89% 2
Scotland +15 7 £325 -
West Midlands +37 6 £535 - 1
Midlands +33 6 £535 +18.89% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 153 (65.67%) Windows
2 94 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 89 (38.20%) Linux
4 79 (33.91%) Active Directory
5 71 (30.47%) Windows 7
6 69 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (24.89%) Microsoft Office
7 58 (24.89%) Android
8 54 (23.18%) Unix
9 51 (21.89%) JavaScript
10 49 (21.03%) Apple
11 46 (19.74%) HTML
11 46 (19.74%) Windows 10
12 45 (19.31%) CSS
12 45 (19.31%) Python
13 44 (18.88%) Citrix
14 39 (16.74%) Blackberry
14 39 (16.74%) Git (software)
15 38 (16.31%) Cisco
16 33 (14.16%) VPN
16 33 (14.16%) Office 365
17 31 (13.30%) Java
17 31 (13.30%) Ruby
18 30 (12.88%) Cisco IOS
19 29 (12.45%) Apple iOS
20 28 (12.02%) Front End Development
21 26 (11.16%) Lotus
21 26 (11.16%) IBM Notes
22 25 (10.73%) BYOD
23 24 (10.30%) Analytical Skills

Mac OS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (11.16%) IBM Notes
2 9 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.86%) Moodle
6 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) Mule
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (24.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Eikon
2 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.16%) Office 365
2 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.86%) G Suite
4 8 (3.43%) npm
5 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Akamai
8 1 (0.43%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.43%) Heroku
8 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.16%) VPN
2 30 (12.88%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (7.30%) DNS
3 17 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.44%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (5.58%) LAN
5 13 (5.58%) WAN
6 10 (4.29%) DHCP
7 9 (3.86%) Internet
8 8 (3.43%) Skype
8 8 (3.43%) Wireless
9 7 (3.00%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.00%) WLAN
10 6 (2.58%) LDAP
11 5 (2.15%) Firewall
11 5 (2.15%) VLAN
11 5 (2.15%) VoIP
12 4 (1.72%) SAN
13 2 (0.86%) HTTP
13 2 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.86%) Neo4j
3 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.43%) MySQL
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 39 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.58%) Vagrant
3 12 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.72%) Mocha
5 8 (3.43%) gulp
5 8 (3.43%) webpack
6 6 (2.58%) Subversion
7 2 (0.86%) GCC
7 2 (0.86%) Xcode
8 1 (0.43%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.43%) GitLab
8 1 (0.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (7.30%) Banking
2 11 (4.72%) Retail Banking
3 6 (2.58%) Finance
3 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.29%) Back Office
4 3 (1.29%) Retail
5 2 (0.86%) Advertising
5 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (30.47%) Developer
2 48 (20.60%) Desktop Support
3 44 (18.88%) Support Engineer
4 29 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (12.02%) Mac Engineer
6 27 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (8.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (7.30%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.44%) IT Support
10 14 (6.01%) Analyst
10 14 (6.01%) Digital Developer
11 13 (5.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 13 (5.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 12 (5.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 12 (5.15%) Deskside Support
12 12 (5.15%) Service Desk Support
13 11 (4.72%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
13 11 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
14 10 (4.29%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.74%) HTML
2 45 (19.31%) CSS
3 16 (6.87%) JSON
4 13 (5.58%) REST
5 12 (5.15%) HTML5
5 12 (5.15%) Node.js
6 11 (4.72%) Chai
6 11 (4.72%) Sass
7 10 (4.29%) OOCSS
7 10 (4.29%) Semantic HTML
8 9 (3.86%) Redux
9 8 (3.43%) Handlebars
9 8 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.43%) SQLAlchemy
10 7 (3.00%) RESTful
11 6 (2.58%) Apache Camel
11 6 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (2.58%) XSLT
12 5 (2.15%) CSS3
13 3 (1.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.74%) Blackberry
2 25 (10.73%) BYOD
3 24 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (4.72%) User Experience
6 9 (3.86%) Taxonomies
7 8 (3.43%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.72%) iPhone
8 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.29%) New Media
10 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.86%) iPad
10 2 (0.86%) Social Media
11 1 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 153 (65.67%) Windows
2 89 (38.20%) Linux
3 71 (30.47%) Windows 7
4 58 (24.89%) Android
5 54 (23.18%) Unix
6 46 (19.74%) Windows 10
7 29 (12.45%) Apple iOS
8 20 (8.58%) Windows Server
9 15 (6.44%) Mac OS X
10 11 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.43%) Debian
11 8 (3.43%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (2.58%) SUSE
14 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.29%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.86%) CentOS
15 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.02%) Front End Development
3 23 (9.87%) ITIL
4 20 (8.58%) Test Automation
5 14 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (6.01%) E-Commerce
6 13 (5.58%) Coaching
6 13 (5.58%) Data Modelling
6 13 (5.58%) Open Source
6 13 (5.58%) Web Development
7 12 (5.15%) OO
7 12 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 12 (5.15%) Service Management
7 12 (5.15%) TDD
8 11 (4.72%) Mentoring
8 11 (4.72%) OOP
8 11 (4.72%) OWASP
8 11 (4.72%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 10 (4.29%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.89%) JavaScript
2 45 (19.31%) Python
3 31 (13.30%) Java
3 31 (13.30%) Ruby
4 22 (9.44%) Go
5 21 (9.01%) Scala
6 15 (6.44%) SQL
7 11 (4.72%) ES6
8 3 (1.29%) AppleScript
8 3 (1.29%) C
8 3 (1.29%) C#
8 3 (1.29%) Perl
9 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.86%) VB
10 1 (0.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (3.86%) Degree
4 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.58%) CCNA
5 6 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.58%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.72%) CCA
6 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.29%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.29%) MCSA
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.86%) CWNA
8 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.86%) MCP
8 2 (0.86%) MCSE
9 1 (0.43%) CCNP
9 1 (0.43%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.15%) SLA
2 9 (3.86%) WAI
2 9 (3.86%) WCAG
3 6 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.58%) QA
4 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) GDPR
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (33.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.29%) VirtualBox
4 9 (3.86%) Docker
4 9 (3.86%) Samba
5 5 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.72%) vSphere
6 4 (1.72%) XenApp
7 3 (1.29%) OpenAM
7 3 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.86%) Xen
9 1 (0.43%) iptables
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (10.30%) SCCM
2 7 (3.00%) Ansible
3 5 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.72%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.29%) WSUS
6 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.86%) Packer
6 2 (0.86%) SCOM
6 2 (0.86%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.86%) Terraform
7 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 94 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.03%) Apple
3 44 (18.88%) Citrix
4 38 (16.31%) Cisco
5 26 (11.16%) Lotus
6 16 (6.87%) Bloomberg
6 16 (6.87%) Reuters
6 16 (6.87%) VMware
7 11 (4.72%) Google
8 6 (2.58%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.58%) WSO2
9 4 (1.72%) Dell
9 4 (1.72%) Juniper
10 3 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.29%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.86%) Adobe
11 2 (0.86%) HP
11 2 (0.86%) NetApp
11 2 (0.86%) Remedy
12 1 (0.43%) Avaya