The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 191 214 223
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 7 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.92% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£195 £311 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.34% +130.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £182.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.50 - £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £184.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.33 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +48.71%
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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
1325 1636 1497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.79% 22.66% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1120 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 78 84
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £35.00 £24.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mac OS
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 across the City of London region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mac OS
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 across the City of London region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS 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.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
5 6 (35.29%) Android
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) Google
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (23.53%) Google Apps
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (23.53%) Casper Suite
8 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (11.76%) Ruby
9 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.76%) UNIX
9 2 (11.76%) Python
9 2 (11.76%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) CentOS
10 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (5.88%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) WinRT
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) XNA
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
3 6 (35.29%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) CentOS
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) MVVM
2 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
2 1 (5.88%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITSM
2 1 (5.88%) Web Design
2 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Scala
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Casper Suite
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe
2 4 (23.53%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Meraki
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Apple
3 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
3 1 (5.88%) ProCurve
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