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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 180 181 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 12 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.65% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 14
Average daily rate
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£205 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £380 £140
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +171.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% +35.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
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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
1104 1214 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.35% 20.31% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 899 855
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 76
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.85 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Apple
3 27 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 19 (37.25%) iPhone
4 19 (37.25%) Windows XP
5 16 (31.37%) iPad
6 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
6 15 (29.41%) Linux
6 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 15 (29.41%) Blackberry
7 14 (27.45%) UNIX
8 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
9 11 (21.57%) HTTP
9 11 (21.57%) HTML
9 11 (21.57%) MS Office
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.61%) Java
10 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
10 10 (19.61%) Spanish Language
11 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 9 (17.65%) BDD
11 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (17.65%) ITIL
11 9 (17.65%) VPN
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) Web Design
11 9 (17.65%) Subversion
12 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.69%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.88%) Lync
1 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) HTTP
2 9 (17.65%) VPN
3 7 (13.73%) LAN
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) Wireless
6 3 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.92%) VoIP
7 2 (3.92%) WLAN
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) NAS
8 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.76%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 9 (17.65%) Subversion
2 3 (5.88%) Xcode
3 2 (3.92%) Maven
3 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.92%) Mockito
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Hudson
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Desktop Support
2 14 (27.45%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
4 10 (19.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) IT Support
7 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.92%) Customer Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Mac Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Mac Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (1.96%) Desktop Support Administrator
10 1 (1.96%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) HTML
2 7 (13.73%) JAX-RS
2 7 (13.73%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) Cocoa
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) Raphaël
6 1 (1.96%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) WebKit
6 1 (1.96%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) Grails
6 1 (1.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) iPhone
2 16 (31.37%) iPad
3 15 (29.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (70.59%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 19 (37.25%) Windows XP
4 15 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
5 14 (27.45%) UNIX
6 8 (15.69%) Android
7 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (13.73%) Mac OS X Server
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.84%) Windows Vista
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.92%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) BDD
2 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) TDD
2 9 (17.65%) Web Design
3 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
3 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.84%) Web Development
5 3 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) OOP
6 2 (3.92%) OO
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.96%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.96%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) Objective-C
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
3 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.96%) Scala
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Casper Suite
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Apple
2 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 4 (7.84%) Remedy
5 3 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) Adobe
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.96%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.96%) Veeam
7 1 (1.96%) Altiris
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus