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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 299 273 332
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +59
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 131 157 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.65% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 2.84% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 90 60
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£350 £400 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £135 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £502 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 17
Average hourly rate £17.35 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
5159 5527 5727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.42% 22.72% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3519 3613 3748
Average daily rate £410 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 245 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +15 35 £500 +25.00% 12
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Lewisham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 119 (56.67%) Windows
2 81 (38.57%) Apple
3 77 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 75 (35.71%) Linux
5 69 (32.86%) Windows 7
6 66 (31.43%) Android
7 62 (29.52%) Microsoft
8 51 (24.29%) Apple iOS
9 50 (23.81%) UNIX
10 46 (21.90%) HTML
11 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (19.52%) Git (software)
13 40 (19.05%) Subversion
14 38 (18.10%) Java
14 38 (18.10%) MS Office
15 35 (16.67%) Windows XP
15 35 (16.67%) Web Design
15 35 (16.67%) Scala
15 35 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
15 35 (16.67%) Relational Database
16 34 (16.19%) HTTP
16 34 (16.19%) Configuration Management
16 34 (16.19%) Blackberry
17 30 (14.29%) Citrix
17 30 (14.29%) CSS
17 30 (14.29%) ITIL
18 28 (13.33%) JavaScript
18 28 (13.33%) Web Development
19 26 (12.38%) TCP/IP
20 25 (11.90%) MS Excel

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (5.24%) Lync
2 11 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.86%) Node.js
5 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 38 (18.10%) MS Office
2 25 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.29%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Vectorworks
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Maya
5 1 (0.48%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.67%) Office 365
2 7 (3.33%) Google Apps
2 7 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.90%) Heroku
3 4 (1.90%) Engine Yard
3 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.19%) HTTP
2 26 (12.38%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.95%) LAN
4 19 (9.05%) Wireless
5 18 (8.57%) VPN
6 16 (7.62%) WLAN
7 15 (7.14%) DNS
8 14 (6.67%) WAN
9 13 (6.19%) DHCP
10 9 (4.29%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (3.33%) VLAN
12 6 (2.86%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.86%) VoIP
12 6 (2.86%) ADSL
13 5 (2.38%) Firewall
13 5 (2.38%) Internet
14 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.90%) NAS
15 3 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.10%) Neo4j
4 4 (1.90%) MySQL
5 3 (1.43%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 40 (19.05%) Subversion
3 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.90%) Selenium
4 4 (1.90%) Xcode
4 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.48%) Hudson
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 10 (4.76%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Legal
2 9 (4.29%) Publishing
3 7 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.43%) Banking
4 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.95%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Law
5 2 (0.95%) Back Office
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
5 2 (0.95%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (30.48%) Developer
2 49 (23.33%) Analyst
3 38 (18.10%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.48%) Support Engineer
5 21 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 21 (10.00%) Scala Developer
6 20 (9.52%) Mac Engineer
6 20 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.10%) PC Support
8 13 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.29%) Trainer
11 9 (4.29%) IT Trainer
11 9 (4.29%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
12 8 (3.81%) Architect
13 7 (3.33%) Administrator
13 7 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.90%) HTML
2 30 (14.29%) CSS
3 20 (9.52%) REST
4 18 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 16 (7.62%) JAX-RS
6 7 (3.33%) JSON
7 6 (2.86%) Cocoa
8 4 (1.90%) Spring
8 4 (1.90%) Ajax
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.90%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.43%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (1.43%) Akka
9 3 (1.43%) jQuery
9 3 (1.43%) Struts
9 3 (1.43%) Web Services
9 3 (1.43%) XML
10 2 (0.95%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.19%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.57%) Visualisation
3 17 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (6.19%) iPhone
6 11 (5.24%) BYOD
7 9 (4.29%) E-Learning
8 7 (3.33%) Handset
9 6 (2.86%) iPad
10 5 (2.38%) Streaming Video
10 5 (2.38%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (1.43%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.43%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.43%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (56.67%) Windows
2 75 (35.71%) Linux
3 69 (32.86%) Windows 7
4 66 (31.43%) Android
5 51 (24.29%) Apple iOS
6 50 (23.81%) UNIX
7 35 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 20 (9.52%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.29%) Mac OS X Server
11 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (2.86%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.86%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.48%) FreeNAS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.67%) Web Design
2 35 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 34 (16.19%) Configuration Management
4 30 (14.29%) ITIL
5 28 (13.33%) Web Development
6 21 (10.00%) Scrum
6 21 (10.00%) TDD
7 19 (9.05%) BDD
8 15 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.76%) Open Source
10 8 (3.81%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.33%) Service Management
12 6 (2.86%) Identity Management
12 6 (2.86%) Kanban
12 6 (2.86%) iOS Development
13 5 (2.38%) Test Automation
13 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2
14 4 (1.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.10%) Java
2 35 (16.67%) Scala
3 28 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.57%) Python
5 13 (6.19%) Ruby
6 9 (4.29%) SQL
7 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.81%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.86%) PHP
9 5 (2.38%) Perl
10 3 (1.43%) C
10 3 (1.43%) C++
11 2 (0.95%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.76%) Degree
2 9 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.86%) MCP
5 6 (2.86%) MCSA
6 4 (1.90%) MCSE
6 4 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.43%) CCNP
7 3 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.43%) PMP
7 3 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 77 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.67%) XenApp
3 7 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.38%) Samba
5 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (10.48%) SCCM
2 7 (3.33%) Casper Suite
3 5 (2.38%) WSUS
3 5 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.43%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 81 (38.57%) Apple
2 62 (29.52%) Microsoft
3 30 (14.29%) Citrix
4 21 (10.00%) Cisco
5 19 (9.05%) Adobe
6 15 (7.14%) Google
7 11 (5.24%) VMware
7 11 (5.24%) Remedy
8 8 (3.81%) Dell
9 6 (2.86%) Polycom
9 6 (2.86%) McAfee
9 6 (2.86%) Oracle
10 4 (1.90%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.43%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.43%) F5
12 2 (0.95%) Twitter
12 2 (0.95%) Lotus
12 2 (0.95%) Wyse
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