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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 181 181 193
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 27 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 1.81% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £225 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £158
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +126.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.96 - £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
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
1191 1273 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.40% 21.72% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 932 957
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 76
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Apple
3 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
4 22 (34.92%) Linux
5 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
6 19 (30.16%) UNIX
7 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
7 17 (26.98%) HTML
7 17 (26.98%) iPhone
8 16 (25.40%) Apple iOS
8 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
8 16 (25.40%) Java
9 15 (23.81%) Web Design
9 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (22.22%) iPad
10 14 (22.22%) Android
10 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 14 (22.22%) Subversion
10 14 (22.22%) HTTP
11 13 (20.63%) Blackberry
11 13 (20.63%) MS Office
11 13 (20.63%) TDD
11 13 (20.63%) BDD
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 12 (19.05%) REST
12 12 (19.05%) Finance
12 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
13 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
13 11 (17.46%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (9.52%) Lync
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Office
2 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) HTTP
2 9 (14.29%) VPN
3 8 (12.70%) LAN
4 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 6 (9.52%) DNS
5 5 (7.94%) Wireless
5 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 5 (7.94%) DHCP
6 4 (6.35%) WLAN
7 2 (3.17%) ADSL
7 2 (3.17%) VoIP
7 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.17%) VLAN
7 2 (3.17%) Internet
7 2 (3.17%) NAS
8 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
3 10 (15.87%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Subversion
1 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Mockito
2 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Xcode
3 1 (1.59%) Hudson
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Support Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) IT Support
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Support Specialist
9 4 (6.35%) Mac Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (4.76%) Administrator
11 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.17%) Customer Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Desktop Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) HTML
2 12 (19.05%) REST
3 11 (17.46%) JAX-RS
4 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
5 6 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) Struts
6 2 (3.17%) CSS3
6 2 (3.17%) Cocoa
6 2 (3.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.59%) Raphaël
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.59%) Akka
7 1 (1.59%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.59%) Ajax
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) iPhone
2 14 (22.22%) iPad
3 13 (20.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.35%) Handset
4 4 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
7 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows 7
3 22 (34.92%) Linux
4 19 (30.16%) UNIX
5 17 (26.98%) Windows XP
6 16 (25.40%) Apple iOS
7 14 (22.22%) Android
8 8 (12.70%) Mac OS X Server
9 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (9.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
12 3 (4.76%) Windows Phone
13 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 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%) BDD
2 13 (20.63%) TDD
3 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.87%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.17%) Scrum
9 2 (3.17%) Open Source
9 2 (3.17%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Software Deployment
9 2 (3.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.76%) Python
2 3 (4.76%) Ruby
3 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) Scala
3 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) VBA
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
4 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) MCP
3 3 (4.76%) MCSE
3 3 (4.76%) MCSA
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.17%) Casper Suite
3 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Apple
2 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.11%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 3 (4.76%) McAfee
5 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.17%) Google
6 2 (3.17%) Polycom
6 2 (3.17%) BMC
6 2 (3.17%) Adobe
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) Lotus
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) Veeam
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter
7 1 (1.59%) SOASTA, Inc
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