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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 170 203 190
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 33 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 1.72% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 3
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£350 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+93.18% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £21.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
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
1355 1566 1412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.09% 22.16% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1094 982
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 81
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) UNIX
3 29 (50.88%) HTML
4 25 (43.86%) Windows
5 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 23 (40.35%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) Subversion
7 20 (35.09%) Web Design
7 20 (35.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 18 (31.58%) Web Development
8 18 (31.58%) HTTP
9 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
10 14 (24.56%) Java
10 14 (24.56%) Python
10 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
10 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 12 (21.05%) Apple
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.79%) Ruby
13 9 (15.79%) REST
14 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
14 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
15 7 (12.28%) Django
15 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
15 7 (12.28%) JAX-RS
15 7 (12.28%) Scala
16 6 (10.53%) Sass
16 6 (10.53%) Mustache

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (10.53%) Node.js
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.75%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 23 (40.35%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Spanish Language
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Support
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Python Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) HTML
2 23 (40.35%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) REST
4 7 (12.28%) Django
4 7 (12.28%) JAX-RS
5 6 (10.53%) Sass
5 6 (10.53%) Mustache
5 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.75%) XHTML
6 1 (1.75%) Servlets
6 1 (1.75%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
6 1 (1.75%) CherryPy
6 1 (1.75%) PyQt
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.26%) iPad
3 3 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Blog
5 1 (1.75%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) UNIX
3 25 (43.86%) Windows
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.04%) Apple iOS
6 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.02%) Android
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Web Design
1 20 (35.09%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (31.58%) Web Development
3 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
3 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) TDD
5 4 (7.02%) BDD
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL
6 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.51%) Line Management
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
8 1 (1.75%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.75%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.56%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) Python
3 9 (15.79%) Ruby
4 7 (12.28%) Scala
5 6 (10.53%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
1 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCA
2 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
2 1 (1.75%) CEH
2 1 (1.75%) CISM
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Apple
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) Zend
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Sun
6 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk
6 1 (1.75%) SOASTA, Inc
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