The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 323 301 322
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 79 104 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.68% 2.07% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 62 31
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£205 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £221 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £140
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +167.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 23
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.06 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £21.05 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.20 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.11%
Mac OS X
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4707 5035 4485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.46% 22.10% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3130 3425 2937
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 237 234
Average hourly rate £18.23 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the London region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in London

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the London region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 12 £203 -52.35% 3
Croydon - 1 £388 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 120 (47.06%) Windows
2 107 (41.96%) HTML
3 100 (39.22%) Linux
4 81 (31.76%) UNIX
4 81 (31.76%) Apple
5 78 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (28.63%) Windows 7
7 68 (26.67%) Apple iOS
8 66 (25.88%) Git (software)
8 66 (25.88%) CSS
9 62 (24.31%) Active Directory
9 62 (24.31%) Subversion
10 60 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 59 (23.14%) Microsoft
12 58 (22.75%) Java
12 58 (22.75%) Web Development
13 55 (21.57%) Web Design
13 55 (21.57%) Android
13 55 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 55 (21.57%) Relational Database
14 50 (19.61%) HTTP
15 44 (17.25%) MS Office
16 38 (14.90%) TDD
17 34 (13.33%) REST
17 34 (13.33%) HTML5
18 33 (12.94%) Configuration Management
18 33 (12.94%) Windows XP
19 30 (11.76%) BDD
20 29 (11.37%) Scala
21 28 (10.98%) Blackberry

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.10%) Node.js
3 9 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.35%) Lync
7 4 (1.57%) IIS
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.18%) JBoss
8 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) CMS
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (17.25%) MS Office
2 20 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.75%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.57%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.39%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.39%) InDesign
7 1 (0.39%) Maya
7 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.39%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.39%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.88%) Office 365
2 10 (3.92%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.78%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (19.61%) HTTP
2 23 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.84%) LAN
4 17 (6.67%) VPN
4 17 (6.67%) Wireless
5 13 (5.10%) DNS
6 12 (4.71%) WAN
7 11 (4.31%) Internet
7 11 (4.31%) DHCP
8 9 (3.53%) Firewall
8 9 (3.53%) Ethernet
9 8 (3.14%) VoIP
10 7 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (2.75%) VLAN
11 6 (2.35%) WLAN
11 6 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.57%) SAN
13 3 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (1.18%) Multicast
13 3 (1.18%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 21 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.84%) Neo4j
4 13 (5.10%) MySQL
5 9 (3.53%) FileMaker
6 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.57%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (25.88%) Git (software)
2 62 (24.31%) Subversion
3 14 (5.49%) Maven
4 12 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 12 (4.71%) Mockito
5 9 (3.53%) Xcode
6 7 (2.75%) Grunt
7 6 (2.35%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.35%) Mocha
8 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.18%) Gradle
9 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.78%) Ant
10 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (0.78%) Hudson
11 1 (0.39%) Robotium
11 1 (0.39%) Appium
General
1 17 (6.67%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Spanish Language
3 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.14%) Publishing
4 7 (2.75%) Legal
5 6 (2.35%) Retail
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (43.53%) Developer
2 38 (14.90%) Desktop Support
2 38 (14.90%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.90%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.16%) Analyst
4 26 (10.20%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.20%) Front-End Developer
5 25 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
6 24 (9.41%) Mac Engineer
7 21 (8.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.10%) Scala Developer
10 11 (4.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 11 (4.31%) IT Support
10 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
12 8 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (41.96%) HTML
2 66 (25.88%) CSS
3 34 (13.33%) REST
3 34 (13.33%) HTML5
4 24 (9.41%) Web Services
5 21 (8.24%) JAX-RS
6 15 (5.88%) Hibernate
7 11 (4.31%) HTML5 Canvas
8 10 (3.92%) CSS3
9 8 (3.14%) Spring
10 7 (2.75%) Sass
11 6 (2.35%) Struts
11 6 (2.35%) Mustache
12 5 (1.96%) RESTful
12 5 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.96%) Cocoa
13 4 (1.57%) .NET
13 4 (1.57%) XML
13 4 (1.57%) JSON
13 4 (1.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 25 (9.80%) iPhone
3 24 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 20 (7.84%) iPad
5 15 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 9 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.75%) BYOD
7 7 (2.75%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.18%) Animation
9 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.78%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 120 (47.06%) Windows
2 100 (39.22%) Linux
3 81 (31.76%) UNIX
4 73 (28.63%) Windows 7
5 68 (26.67%) Apple iOS
6 55 (21.57%) Android
7 33 (12.94%) Windows XP
8 21 (8.24%) Mac OS X Server
9 17 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (6.27%) Windows 8
11 14 (5.49%) Mac OS
12 9 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.96%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.78%) CentOS
16 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.75%) Web Development
3 55 (21.57%) Web Design
3 55 (21.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 38 (14.90%) TDD
5 33 (12.94%) Configuration Management
6 30 (11.76%) BDD
7 25 (9.80%) ITIL
8 18 (7.06%) iOS Development
9 16 (6.27%) Automated Testing
10 15 (5.88%) Scrum
11 13 (5.10%) Mobile Development
12 12 (4.71%) Incident Management
13 11 (4.31%) Android Development
14 9 (3.53%) E-Commerce
15 8 (3.14%) Service Delivery
16 7 (2.75%) Asset Management
17 5 (1.96%) Open Source
17 5 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (1.96%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 58 (22.75%) Java
3 29 (11.37%) Scala
4 20 (7.84%) Python
5 19 (7.45%) Ruby
6 17 (6.67%) SQL
7 8 (3.14%) C
8 7 (2.75%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.96%) PHP
9 5 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.18%) VBA
10 3 (1.18%) C#
11 2 (0.78%) C++
11 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) Degree
2 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.35%) CCNP
2 6 (2.35%) MCSE
2 6 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.18%) MCITP
4 3 (1.18%) CCA
4 3 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (1.18%) CCEA
4 3 (1.18%) CCNA
5 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.78%) MCP
5 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) MCSA
6 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.57%) XenApp
3 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.18%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.78%) Samba
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (3.92%) Casper Suite
2 7 (2.75%) SCCM
3 4 (1.57%) Puppet
4 2 (0.78%) ZENworks
4 2 (0.78%) WSUS
4 2 (0.78%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (31.76%) Apple
2 59 (23.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.84%) VMware
4 18 (7.06%) Cisco
5 16 (6.27%) Adobe
6 12 (4.71%) Citrix
7 11 (4.31%) Google
7 11 (4.31%) Remedy
8 3 (1.18%) F5
8 3 (1.18%) Riverbed
8 3 (1.18%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.18%) Twitter
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle
8 3 (1.18%) BMC
8 3 (1.18%) Lotus
8 3 (1.18%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.78%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) Dell
9 2 (0.78%) Sun
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
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