The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 182 183 207
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 22 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.78% 1.71% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 9
Average daily rate £400 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £126 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £339
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1238 1287 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.89% 20.50% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 881 1001
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
London

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 24 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
6 15 (33.33%) MS Office
7 12 (26.67%) Apple
8 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
8 11 (24.44%) CSS
8 11 (24.44%) Java
8 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.22%) HTTP
9 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 9 (20.00%) UNIX
10 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
11 8 (17.78%) Web Design
11 8 (17.78%) TDD
11 8 (17.78%) Android
12 7 (15.56%) Subversion
12 7 (15.56%) Ruby
12 7 (15.56%) XML
12 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 7 (15.56%) BDD
12 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
13 6 (13.33%) Adobe
13 6 (13.33%) DNS
13 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Lync
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (4.44%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) HTTP
2 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 5 (11.11%) LDAP
3 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.89%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.22%) FTP
7 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Neo4j
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.89%) Hudson
4 4 (8.89%) Spring Roo
4 4 (8.89%) QUnit
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Mocha
5 1 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 3 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Desktop Support
6 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (6.67%) IT Support
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
10 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.11%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 4 (8.89%) CSS3
5 4 (8.89%) JSON
5 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Grails
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 4 (8.89%) HTML5
5 4 (8.89%) Spring
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.44%) Sass
7 2 (4.44%) Ajax
7 2 (4.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) iPhone
2 4 (8.89%) iPad
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.00%) UNIX
5 8 (17.78%) Android
6 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
7 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) AIX
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris
8 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Web Design
1 8 (17.78%) TDD
1 8 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (15.56%) BDD
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.11%) Kanban
5 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.89%) MVC
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) OOP
5 4 (8.89%) OO
5 4 (8.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
1 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) Ruby
3 4 (8.89%) Groovy
3 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.22%) IAG
2 1 (2.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Apple
3 6 (13.33%) Adobe
4 3 (6.67%) Lotus
4 3 (6.67%) Reuters
4 3 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Novell
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.22%) Bomgar
6 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
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