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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 176 197 215
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 24 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.81% 2.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 5
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £219 £275
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Mac OS X
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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
1326 1590 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.51% 21.61% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1070 1010
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.75 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 August 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 22 August 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 35 (79.55%) Linux
2 32 (72.73%) HTML
3 30 (68.18%) UNIX
4 25 (56.82%) CSS
5 23 (52.27%) Web Design
5 23 (52.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 22 (50.00%) Subversion
6 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (47.73%) HTTP
8 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
9 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
10 17 (38.64%) Web Development
11 15 (34.09%) Java
12 12 (27.27%) Ruby
13 10 (22.73%) Windows
13 10 (22.73%) Python
14 8 (18.18%) PHP
15 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
15 7 (15.91%) Mustache
15 7 (15.91%) JAX-RS
15 7 (15.91%) Sass
15 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
15 7 (15.91%) Node.js
15 7 (15.91%) REST
15 7 (15.91%) Neo4j
16 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
17 5 (11.36%) XHTML
17 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
18 4 (9.09%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.91%) Node.js
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) HTTP
2 4 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) DHCP
4 1 (2.27%) LDAP
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.91%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 22 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Grunt
2 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.27%) Mocha
General
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) Hibernate
3 7 (15.91%) Mustache
3 7 (15.91%) JAX-RS
3 7 (15.91%) Sass
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) XHTML
5 4 (9.09%) Django
6 3 (6.82%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.82%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) X-Windows
7 1 (2.27%) Servlets
7 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) iPhone
3 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) UNIX
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.55%) Android
6 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Web Design
1 23 (52.27%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 17 (38.64%) Web Development
4 4 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (6.82%) BDD
6 2 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Data Security
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 12 (27.27%) Ruby
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 8 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) MCSA
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) Apple
2 2 (4.55%) Bomgar
2 2 (4.55%) Zend
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) Symantec
2 2 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe