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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 153 181 179
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 38 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.74% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.37% 1.64% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 10
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£475 £200 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -27.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.48 £15.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.50 £90.90 £16.55
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
1126 1221 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.79% 19.93% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 840 800
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £189 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 69
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 26 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 30 (47.62%) Apple
3 28 (44.44%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 23 (36.51%) UNIX
5 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.16%) Windows XP
6 19 (30.16%) HTML
7 17 (26.98%) HTTP
7 17 (26.98%) Apple iOS
8 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
9 15 (23.81%) Java
9 15 (23.81%) Web Design
9 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.81%) Subversion
9 15 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (22.22%) Relational Database
10 14 (22.22%) iPhone
10 14 (22.22%) Blackberry
11 13 (20.63%) TDD
11 13 (20.63%) iPad
11 13 (20.63%) BDD
12 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
12 12 (19.05%) REST
12 12 (19.05%) JAX-RS
12 12 (19.05%) Finance
12 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
12 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
13 11 (17.46%) Spanish Language
14 10 (15.87%) Neo4j

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) HTTP
2 6 (9.52%) Internet
3 5 (7.94%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.59%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) LDAP
6 1 (1.59%) VoIP
6 1 (1.59%) WLAN
6 1 (1.59%) WAN
6 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) Wireless
6 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.87%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.81%) Subversion
3 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.76%) Mockito
3 3 (4.76%) Maven
3 3 (4.76%) Xcode
4 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Spanish Language
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Desktop Support
3 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) IT Support
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.17%) Administrator
9 2 (3.17%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.17%) Mac Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Python/Django Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) HTML
2 12 (19.05%) REST
2 12 (19.05%) JAX-RS
3 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.11%) CSS
5 4 (6.35%) Cocoa
6 3 (4.76%) Django
7 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 2 (3.17%) RESTful
8 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.59%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (1.59%) Raphaël
8 1 (1.59%) HTML5
8 1 (1.59%) CSS3
8 1 (1.59%) WebKit
8 1 (1.59%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.59%) Grails
8 1 (1.59%) Struts
8 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) iPhone
1 14 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 13 (20.63%) iPad
3 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Windows
2 28 (44.44%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 23 (36.51%) UNIX
4 19 (30.16%) Windows XP
5 17 (26.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (12.70%) Mac OS X Server
6 8 (12.70%) Android
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Web Design
1 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (20.63%) TDD
2 13 (20.63%) BDD
3 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) OOP
8 2 (3.17%) OO
8 2 (3.17%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) Ruby
3 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
4 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) VBA
5 2 (3.17%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Apple
2 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) BMC
6 2 (3.17%) Altiris
6 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 2 (3.17%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.59%) Veeam
7 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) Google