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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 161 192 184
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 29 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 1.49% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Average daily rate
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£223 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £153 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £15.15 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £20.35 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
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
1171 1274 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.53% 19.67% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 898 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 74
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 17 April 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 17 April 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 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Apple
2 26 (45.61%) Windows 7
3 22 (38.60%) Linux
4 20 (35.09%) UNIX
5 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
5 18 (31.58%) iPhone
6 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.32%) HTTP
7 15 (26.32%) HTML
7 15 (26.32%) iPad
7 15 (26.32%) Apple iOS
8 14 (24.56%) Java
8 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
8 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (22.81%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) Web Design
9 13 (22.81%) BDD
9 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 12 (21.05%) Subversion
10 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
11 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 11 (19.30%) JAX-RS
11 11 (19.30%) REST
11 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
12 10 (17.54%) Spanish Language
12 10 (17.54%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.54%) MS Office
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
2 7 (12.28%) VPN
3 6 (10.53%) LAN
4 5 (8.77%) Internet
5 4 (7.02%) Wireless
5 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
7 2 (3.51%) WLAN
7 2 (3.51%) DNS
7 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.51%) Firewall
7 2 (3.51%) VLAN
7 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) Network Security
8 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.30%) MongoDB
3 9 (15.79%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Mockito
2 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Xcode
3 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Spanish Language
3 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) IT Support
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (3.51%) Administrator
11 2 (3.51%) Customer Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Mac Developer
12 1 (1.75%) Mac Engineer
12 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Analyst
12 1 (1.75%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) HTML
2 11 (19.30%) REST
2 11 (19.30%) JAX-RS
3 9 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.02%) Cocoa
4 4 (7.02%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) RESTful
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) Struts
6 1 (1.75%) Spring
6 1 (1.75%) Grails
6 1 (1.75%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) Raphaël
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) WebKit
6 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) iPhone
2 15 (26.32%) iPad
3 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows 7
3 22 (38.60%) Linux
4 20 (35.09%) UNIX
5 18 (31.58%) Windows XP
6 15 (26.32%) Apple iOS
7 8 (14.04%) Android
8 7 (12.28%) Mac OS X Server
9 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (7.02%) Windows Vista
12 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
13 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
13 2 (3.51%) Solaris
14 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) TDD
2 13 (22.81%) Web Design
2 13 (22.81%) BDD
2 13 (22.81%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Development
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.51%) OOP
8 2 (3.51%) OO
8 2 (3.51%) Scrum
8 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) Python
2 4 (7.02%) Objective-C
3 3 (5.26%) Ruby
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
1 1 (1.75%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Apple
2 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 3 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
6 2 (3.51%) Altiris
6 2 (3.51%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.75%) Veeam
7 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.75%) McAfee
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Lotus
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec