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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 131 157 183
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +26
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 12 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 2.86% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 16
Average daily rate £369 £235 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.91% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £136 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £17.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -
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
650 1154 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.08% 22.75% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 891 829
Average daily rate £433 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +2.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £18.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £105.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 10 (35.71%) MS Office
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 6 (21.43%) Web Design
7 6 (21.43%) Subversion
7 6 (21.43%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) HTTP
7 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
7 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
7 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) Apple
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 4 (14.29%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (7.14%) Zimbra
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) assyst
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Neo4j
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) CMake
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Front Office
1 2 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Broadcast Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) ICT Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Qt Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
5 2 (7.14%) Qt
6 1 (3.57%) Akka
6 1 (3.57%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) BYOD
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Blog
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 6 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (21.43%) Web Design
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Coaching
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) OOP
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) ITSM
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) Scala
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Samba
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Casper Suite
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Dell
3 2 (7.14%) FactSet
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Reuters
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) Remedy
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