The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 151 176 182
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 40 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.37% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.53% 1.88% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 7
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £483 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.55% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.85 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.08% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.00 £101.86 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
Mac OS X
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1132 1173 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.05% 19.89% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 800 832
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 76
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 44 (60.27%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Linux
3 30 (41.10%) Apple
4 29 (39.73%) UNIX
5 28 (38.36%) Windows 7
6 25 (34.25%) HTML
7 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
8 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
9 19 (26.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (26.03%) Windows XP
9 19 (26.03%) HTTP
9 19 (26.03%) Web Design
9 19 (26.03%) Subversion
10 18 (24.66%) Relational Database
11 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (21.92%) Java
13 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
13 15 (20.55%) Apple iOS
14 14 (19.18%) REST
14 14 (19.18%) Web Development
14 14 (19.18%) Blackberry
14 14 (19.18%) TDD
14 14 (19.18%) CSS
15 13 (17.81%) Python
15 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
15 13 (17.81%) iPhone
16 12 (16.44%) JAX-RS
16 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
16 12 (16.44%) BDD
16 12 (16.44%) iPad

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MODO
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.03%) HTTP
2 6 (8.22%) Internet
3 5 (6.85%) VPN
4 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) DNS
6 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) DHCP
7 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.37%) FTP
7 1 (1.37%) VoIP
7 1 (1.37%) WLAN
7 1 (1.37%) LDAP
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
7 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) Network Security
7 1 (1.37%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.44%) MongoDB
3 10 (13.70%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 2 (2.74%) FileMaker
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 19 (26.03%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) Maven
3 3 (4.11%) Mockito
3 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.74%) Xcode
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
1 11 (15.07%) Spanish Language
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) Desktop Support
3 14 (19.18%) Support Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Java Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) IT Support
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.74%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (2.74%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) HTML
2 14 (19.18%) REST
2 14 (19.18%) CSS
3 12 (16.44%) JAX-RS
4 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.11%) Cocoa
5 3 (4.11%) Django
6 2 (2.74%) CSS3
6 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) PyQt
7 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.37%) Raphaël
7 1 (1.37%) WebKit
7 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.37%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) .NET
7 1 (1.37%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) CherryPy
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Blackberry
2 13 (17.81%) iPhone
3 12 (16.44%) iPad
4 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Animation
6 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.37%) Blog
6 1 (1.37%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Linux
3 29 (39.73%) UNIX
4 28 (38.36%) Windows 7
5 19 (26.03%) Windows XP
6 15 (20.55%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.96%) Mac OS X Server
8 7 (9.59%) Android
9 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.74%) Windows Phone
12 2 (2.74%) Solaris
13 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Web Design
1 19 (26.03%) Responsive Web Design
2 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.18%) TDD
3 14 (19.18%) Web Development
4 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
5 12 (16.44%) BDD
6 9 (12.33%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Scrum
9 2 (2.74%) Service Management
9 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.74%) OOP
9 2 (2.74%) OO
9 2 (2.74%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
10 1 (1.37%) Data Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) Python
3 8 (10.96%) Ruby
3 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.59%) Scala
5 6 (8.22%) SQL
6 4 (5.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.11%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.74%) VBA
8 2 (2.74%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) C#
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) VCP4
4 1 (1.37%) MCP
4 1 (1.37%) MCSE
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
4 1 (1.37%) CCA
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.37%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.37%) WSUS
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Apple
2 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.74%) Altiris
5 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 2 (2.74%) Zend
5 2 (2.74%) Citrix
5 2 (2.74%) BMC
6 1 (1.37%) Symantec
6 1 (1.37%) Sun
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.37%) Veeam
6 1 (1.37%) Splunk
6 1 (1.37%) McAfee
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow