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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 171 197 207
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 28 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.10% 1.84% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
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£363 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.60% +14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £296 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £256 £320
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.40% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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
1336 1627 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.69% 22.60% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1106 1001
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 81 87
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 41 (78.85%) Linux
2 35 (67.31%) HTML
3 33 (63.46%) UNIX
4 29 (55.77%) CSS
5 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 24 (46.15%) Web Design
5 24 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 23 (44.23%) Subversion
6 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
7 22 (42.31%) HTTP
8 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
9 19 (36.54%) Web Development
10 18 (34.62%) Configuration Management
11 17 (32.69%) Python
12 16 (30.77%) Java
12 16 (30.77%) Ruby
13 15 (28.85%) Windows
14 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (17.31%) PHP
15 9 (17.31%) REST
16 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
17 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
17 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
17 7 (13.46%) Node.js
17 7 (13.46%) Neo4j
17 7 (13.46%) JAX-RS
17 7 (13.46%) Sass
17 7 (13.46%) Mustache
18 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
18 6 (11.54%) Scala

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.46%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
2 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.46%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Subversion
1 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.92%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) Mocha
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.92%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (67.31%) HTML
2 29 (55.77%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) REST
4 7 (13.46%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.46%) JAX-RS
4 7 (13.46%) Sass
4 7 (13.46%) Mustache
5 4 (7.69%) XHTML
5 4 (7.69%) Django
6 3 (5.77%) Ajax
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.77%) XML
7 1 (1.92%) JSON
7 1 (1.92%) CherryPy
7 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.92%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) Servlets
7 1 (1.92%) PyQt
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.77%) iPhone
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Animation
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Linux
2 33 (63.46%) UNIX
3 15 (28.85%) Windows
4 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.77%) AIX
7 3 (5.77%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Web Design
1 24 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 19 (36.54%) Web Development
3 18 (34.62%) Configuration Management
4 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.77%) BDD
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.85%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (1.92%) Market Research
8 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.92%) V-Model
8 1 (1.92%) Database Tuning
8 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.69%) Python
3 16 (30.77%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) Ruby
4 9 (17.31%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) C
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CEH
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Apple
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Bomgar
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
3 2 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.92%) Splunk
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