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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac OS X
London / City of London
Rank 143 135 163
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 13 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.50% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 2.34% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
Median daily rate £536 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +59.25%

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
649 642 1149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.30% 21.44% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 476 864
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 45
Median hourly rate £20.23 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) HTTP
4 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) REST
5 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (42.86%) BDD
5 9 (42.86%) Web Design
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
5 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
6 8 (38.10%) Dropwizard
6 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
6 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
6 8 (38.10%) Neo4j
6 8 (38.10%) Subversion
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Google
9 4 (19.05%) Spring
9 4 (19.05%) Scala
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (19.05%) Kafka
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Jetty
3 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Google App Engine
1 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
2 8 (38.10%) Neo4j
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 8 (38.10%) Subversion
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
1 10 (47.62%) REST
2 8 (38.10%) Dropwizard
2 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
2 8 (38.10%) JAX-RS
3 4 (19.05%) Kafka
3 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Akka
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.76%) Java EE
5 1 (4.76%) JavaFX
5 1 (4.76%) JMS
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) Struts
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Unix
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) BDD
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 9 (42.86%) Web Design
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 1 (4.76%) Kanban
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Scala
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.76%) CCA
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Casper Suite
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Samsung
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter