The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 318 317 339
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 91 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 1.64% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 30
Average daily rate £450 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £130 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £29.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5057 4506 5444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.97% 20.50% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3414 2952 3353
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 234 313
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £135.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 22 £400 - 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 103 (57.87%) Windows
2 77 (43.26%) Linux
3 57 (32.02%) Apple
4 53 (29.78%) HTML
5 52 (29.21%) Java
6 51 (28.65%) Windows 7
7 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
8 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
9 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
10 40 (22.47%) UNIX
11 39 (21.91%) MS Office
12 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
13 35 (19.66%) Subversion
14 33 (18.54%) Relational Database
15 31 (17.42%) MongoDB
15 31 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
15 31 (17.42%) Web Design
16 30 (16.85%) Windows XP
17 29 (16.29%) HTTP
18 27 (15.17%) Hibernate
19 24 (13.48%) CSS
19 24 (13.48%) Apple iOS
20 23 (12.92%) SCCM
20 23 (12.92%) Configuration Management
21 22 (12.36%) MS Exchange
22 21 (11.80%) ITIL
22 21 (11.80%) REST
23 20 (11.24%) Node.js
23 20 (11.24%) Blackberry
24 19 (10.67%) Citrix

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 22 (12.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.24%) Node.js
3 12 (6.74%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.06%) Apache Solr
4 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.49%) Apache
5 8 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.49%) Lync
6 7 (3.93%) Alfresco
6 7 (3.93%) IBM Notes
6 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.93%) CMS
7 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 39 (21.91%) MS Office
2 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.37%) InDesign
3 6 (3.37%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.25%) CINEMA 4D
5 4 (2.25%) Vectorworks
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.81%) GitHub
1 5 (2.81%) SaaS
2 4 (2.25%) Office 365
3 2 (1.12%) IaaS
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.29%) HTTP
2 18 (10.11%) Internet
3 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.87%) VPN
5 12 (6.74%) DNS
5 12 (6.74%) LAN
6 11 (6.18%) VoIP
6 11 (6.18%) Firewall
6 11 (6.18%) Wireless
7 10 (5.62%) LDAP
8 9 (5.06%) OpenLDAP
8 9 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (3.37%) DHCP
10 6 (3.37%) WAN
11 3 (1.69%) FTP
12 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.56%) NAS
13 1 (0.56%) AMQP
13 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.54%) Relational Database
2 31 (17.42%) MongoDB
3 18 (10.11%) Neo4j
4 13 (7.30%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.74%) MySQL
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.56%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 46 (25.84%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.66%) Subversion
3 13 (7.30%) Jasmine
4 8 (4.49%) Mocha
4 8 (4.49%) Grunt
5 7 (3.93%) Xcode
6 5 (2.81%) Hudson
7 4 (2.25%) JUnit
7 4 (2.25%) Spring Roo
7 4 (2.25%) QUnit
8 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.69%) JIRA
8 3 (1.69%) Maven
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) RSpec
9 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (3.93%) Advertising
1 7 (3.93%) Finance
2 5 (2.81%) Publishing
2 5 (2.81%) Back Office
3 4 (2.25%) Retail
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.12%) Law
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.56%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (28.09%) Developer
2 36 (20.22%) Analyst
3 30 (16.85%) Support Analyst
4 29 (16.29%) Desktop Support
5 25 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 24 (13.48%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Desktop Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Front-End Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.06%) IT Support
11 8 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (4.49%) Mac Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) PC Support
13 4 (2.25%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.78%) HTML
2 27 (15.17%) Hibernate
3 24 (13.48%) CSS
4 21 (11.80%) REST
5 18 (10.11%) jQuery
5 18 (10.11%) JAX-RS
6 15 (8.43%) Web Services
7 13 (7.30%) RESTful
7 13 (7.30%) Spring
8 12 (6.74%) XML
8 12 (6.74%) Mustache
8 12 (6.74%) Sass
9 11 (6.18%) JSON
9 11 (6.18%) Spring MVC
10 10 (5.62%) Ajax
11 8 (4.49%) Spring Batch
11 8 (4.49%) Spring Integration
12 7 (3.93%) Backbone.js
12 7 (3.93%) JDBC
12 7 (3.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.30%) Open Source
3 9 (5.06%) iPhone
4 7 (3.93%) Replication
5 5 (2.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.81%) iPad
6 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.69%) PDA
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.12%) EPoS
8 2 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.12%) EFT
8 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) Equities
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) Informatics
9 1 (0.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 103 (57.87%) Windows
2 77 (43.26%) Linux
3 51 (28.65%) Windows 7
4 40 (22.47%) UNIX
5 30 (16.85%) Windows XP
6 24 (13.48%) Apple iOS
7 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (10.11%) Android
9 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.62%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X Server
12 5 (2.81%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.81%) Solaris
13 4 (2.25%) AIX
14 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.12%) CentOS
16 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
1 31 (17.42%) Web Design
2 23 (12.92%) Configuration Management
3 21 (11.80%) ITIL
4 17 (9.55%) TDD
5 15 (8.43%) Web Development
6 12 (6.74%) MVC
7 11 (6.18%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.18%) OO
8 10 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.62%) Migration
9 9 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.06%) Service Management
10 8 (4.49%) BDD
11 7 (3.93%) Software Deployment
11 7 (3.93%) Performance Management
11 7 (3.93%) Software Architecture
12 6 (3.37%) Release Management
12 6 (3.37%) Kanban
12 6 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.21%) Java
2 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
3 15 (8.43%) Ruby
4 11 (6.18%) SQL
5 7 (3.93%) Scala
6 5 (2.81%) Groovy
7 4 (2.25%) Objective-C
7 4 (2.25%) C
7 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.12%) C++
8 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.56%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) Python
9 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.62%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.93%) MCP
4 6 (3.37%) Degree
5 5 (2.81%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ACDT
7 2 (1.12%) MCTS
7 2 (1.12%) MCITP
7 2 (1.12%) MCDST
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) ACSP
8 1 (0.56%) RHCE
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 43 (24.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.81%) XenApp
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.69%) Squid
5 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) IAG
6 1 (0.56%) UAG
6 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) DansGuardian
2 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.12%) Nagios
3 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.12%) Puppet
3 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 57 (32.02%) Apple
2 50 (28.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (10.67%) Citrix
4 18 (10.11%) Cisco
5 15 (8.43%) Adobe
5 15 (8.43%) VMware
6 7 (3.93%) Reuters
6 7 (3.93%) Bloomberg
6 7 (3.93%) Lotus
7 6 (3.37%) Sophos
8 5 (2.81%) Juniper
8 5 (2.81%) HP
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle
9 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) Symantec
10 3 (1.69%) Dell
10 3 (1.69%) Google
11 2 (1.12%) SAP
11 2 (1.12%) Intel
11 2 (1.12%) Novell
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