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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 157 171 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 9 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.40% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 1.69% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 21
Median daily rate £390 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £207 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
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
694 1063 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.59% 23.35% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 846 1010
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 60
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) Apple
4 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Java
5 8 (29.63%) MS Office
6 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (18.52%) SCCM
7 5 (18.52%) Android
7 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
7 5 (18.52%) OO
7 5 (18.52%) Python
7 5 (18.52%) HTTP
7 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.81%) eggPlant
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
8 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
8 4 (14.81%) BitLocker
8 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
8 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Jetty
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.70%) HipChat
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) G Suite
1 1 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) eggPlant
4 4 (14.81%) Fiddler
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 4 (14.81%) Xcode
5 3 (11.11%) Subversion
6 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (3.70%) Mockito
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
1 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Automation Tester
2 4 (14.81%) Java Automation Tester
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) JSON
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
4 1 (3.70%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.70%) JavaFX
4 1 (3.70%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Native
4 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Android
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (18.52%) BDD
3 5 (18.52%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Software Distribution
6 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Apple Swift
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) BitLocker
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) Xen
4 2 (7.41%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) KVM
5 1 (3.70%) StorNext
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Casper Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Apple
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Dell
3 3 (11.11%) Google
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Samsung
3 3 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Autodesk
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) QNAP
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) Sony
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter