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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 180 181 191
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 31 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 1.79% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £221 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £498 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 - £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 - £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
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
1223 1288 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.70% 22.01% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 940 985
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £33.25 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 25 (41.67%) Apple
3 23 (38.33%) Linux
4 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 19 (31.67%) UNIX
6 18 (30.00%) HTML
6 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (26.67%) Subversion
8 16 (26.67%) Java
8 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 15 (25.00%) Android
9 15 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (25.00%) Web Design
10 14 (23.33%) TDD
10 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (23.33%) HTTP
10 14 (23.33%) REST
10 14 (23.33%) iPhone
10 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
11 13 (21.67%) BDD
12 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
12 12 (20.00%) VPN
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
13 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
13 11 (18.33%) iPad
13 11 (18.33%) Neo4j

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (11.67%) Lync
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) HTTP
2 12 (20.00%) VPN
3 10 (16.67%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.67%) WAN
5 7 (11.67%) DHCP
5 7 (11.67%) DNS
6 6 (10.00%) WLAN
7 5 (8.33%) Wireless
8 4 (6.67%) ADSL
9 2 (3.33%) VoIP
9 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (3.33%) VLAN
9 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.33%) NAS
10 1 (1.67%) SAN
10 1 (1.67%) Internet
10 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (18.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Subversion
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Mockito
2 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 4 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Swedish Language
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
4 12 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 8 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (11.67%) IT Support
7 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.00%) Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Scala Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) HTML
2 14 (23.33%) REST
3 12 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (18.33%) JAX-RS
5 6 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (3.33%) Struts
7 2 (3.33%) CSS3
7 2 (3.33%) Akka
7 2 (3.33%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.67%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Raphaël
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.67%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.67%) Web Services
8 1 (1.67%) JMS
8 1 (1.67%) X-Windows
8 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) iPhone
2 11 (18.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (18.33%) iPad
3 6 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Handset
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Linux
3 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 19 (31.67%) UNIX
5 15 (25.00%) Android
6 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (8.33%) Windows Phone
10 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) Web Design
2 15 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (23.33%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (21.67%) BDD
5 12 (20.00%) ITIL
6 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Software Deployment
11 2 (3.33%) Open Source
11 2 (3.33%) SDLC
12 1 (1.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) Ruby
2 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) Scala
2 3 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.00%) MCP
3 5 (8.33%) MCSA
4 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) PhD
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.33%) Casper Suite
4 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Apple
2 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 5 (8.33%) McAfee
6 4 (6.67%) VMware
6 4 (6.67%) Dell
6 4 (6.67%) Polycom
6 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Google
7 2 (3.33%) Adobe
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) BMC
8 1 (1.67%) Lotus
8 1 (1.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.67%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.67%) Veeam
8 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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