The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 209 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.032% 0.049%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.46% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £313 - £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £193 £220
% change year-on-year
+46.10% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £11.21
% change year-on-year
- +38.26%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1312 1286 1523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.80% 20.38% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 874 997
Average daily rate £400 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 74 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Adobe
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Publishing
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) XNA
7 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (10.00%) Spring
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Mocha
1 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (30.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) XNA
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) WinRT
2 1 (10.00%) Mustache
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) VMware