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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 147 182 183
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 18 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 2.53% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 13
Median daily rate £358 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £546 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +29.16%
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
742 1224 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.91% 20.62% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 958 938
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.78 £62.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Unix
4 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 12 (35.29%) MS Office
5 12 (35.29%) Apple
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 10 (29.41%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) HTTP
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (20.59%) Subversion
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) Web Design
9 6 (17.65%) Android
9 6 (17.65%) Dell
9 6 (17.65%) HTML
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (17.65%) BDD
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
10 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.71%) Firewall
10 5 (14.71%) Blackberry

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 (8.82%) Zimbra
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Jetty
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) HTTP
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.82%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (2.94%) SSH
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) JIRA
4 4 (11.76%) eggPlant
4 4 (11.76%) Fiddler
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
4 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.76%) Xcode
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) Mockito
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Broadcast Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
2 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) Java EE
3 2 (5.88%) Mustache
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Sass
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Akka
4 1 (2.94%) Apache CXF
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.94%) JAX-WS
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
2 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) BYOD
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Unix
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.65%) Android
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.76%) CentOS
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (8.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
10 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) BDD
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (17.65%) Web Design
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (11.76%) OOP
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
6 3 (8.82%) Broadcast Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Apple Swift
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.76%) Python
2 4 (11.76%) Scala
3 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) MCTS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.94%) KVM
5 1 (2.94%) StorNext
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) Casper Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Apple
2 6 (17.65%) Dell
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Adobe
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Google
5 3 (8.82%) Kaspersky
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Aspera
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 2 (5.88%) Juniper
6 2 (5.88%) Samsung
6 2 (5.88%) Sophos
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.94%) Reuters