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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 189 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.099% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£168 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.22% -15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £185.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +33.33%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1285 1458 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.14% 20.58% 19.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 987 976
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 90
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £48.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) Adobe
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) Advertising
7 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (12.50%) Ruby
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
2 1 (6.25%) Mocha
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Messaging Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Silverlight Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
4 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) XNA
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) WinRT
4 1 (6.25%) Mustache
4 1 (6.25%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) TDD
2 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) MVVM
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
3 1 (6.25%) Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) HP
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