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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 260 321 324
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +3
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 156 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 1.80% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 39
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£388 £256 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £134 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £219 £275
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 25
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.95 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
5505 5718 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.67% 22.69% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3749 3402
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 261 350
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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
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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 +21 24 £400 +14.28% 10
Docklands, London - 5 £135 -
Westminster - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 174 (67.18%) Linux
2 137 (52.90%) HTML
3 131 (50.58%) UNIX
4 125 (48.26%) Git (software)
5 113 (43.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 113 (43.63%) Web Design
5 113 (43.63%) Subversion
6 108 (41.70%) Relational Database
7 98 (37.84%) HTTP
8 96 (37.07%) Windows
8 96 (37.07%) CSS
9 93 (35.91%) Web Development
10 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
11 90 (34.75%) Configuration Management
12 83 (32.05%) Java
13 59 (22.78%) Ruby
14 51 (19.69%) Windows 7
15 47 (18.15%) Apple
16 44 (16.99%) MongoDB
17 43 (16.60%) REST
17 43 (16.60%) Python
18 38 (14.67%) Visualisation
19 36 (13.90%) JAX-RS
20 35 (13.51%) Hibernate
21 34 (13.13%) Active Directory
22 33 (12.74%) Neo4j
23 32 (12.36%) Node.js
23 32 (12.36%) MS Office
24 31 (11.97%) Microsoft
25 27 (10.42%) PHP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (12.36%) Node.js
2 18 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.09%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.54%) WordPress
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Lync
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (12.36%) MS Office
2 7 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.77%) InDesign
3 2 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.77%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.39%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Office 365
2 3 (1.16%) GitHub
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 98 (37.84%) HTTP
2 22 (8.49%) Wireless
3 20 (7.72%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.56%) VPN
5 16 (6.18%) LAN
6 14 (5.41%) Firewall
7 10 (3.86%) WLAN
7 10 (3.86%) Internet
8 8 (3.09%) DNS
9 7 (2.70%) DHCP
10 4 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.54%) LDAP
11 3 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.77%) WAN
13 1 (0.39%) ADSL
13 1 (0.39%) VoIP
13 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (41.70%) Relational Database
2 44 (16.99%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.74%) Neo4j
4 10 (3.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 125 (48.26%) Git (software)
2 113 (43.63%) Subversion
3 15 (5.79%) Jasmine
4 9 (3.47%) Mocha
4 9 (3.47%) Grunt
5 6 (2.32%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.32%) RSpec
6 4 (1.54%) Xcode
7 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.77%) Hudson
9 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 25 (9.65%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Advertising
3 6 (2.32%) Publishing
4 5 (1.93%) Front Office
5 3 (1.16%) Marketing
5 3 (1.16%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (57.53%) Developer
2 42 (16.22%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.83%) Front-End Developer
4 28 (10.81%) Analyst
5 27 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 26 (10.04%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.49%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.79%) Desktop Support
8 15 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.41%) Web Developer
10 13 (5.02%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.86%) IT Support
12 9 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 8 (3.09%) Ruby Developer
14 7 (2.70%) PHP Developer
15 6 (2.32%) Programmer
15 6 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
15 6 (2.32%) Front-End Web Developer
15 6 (2.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 5 (1.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (52.90%) HTML
2 96 (37.07%) CSS
3 43 (16.60%) REST
4 36 (13.90%) JAX-RS
5 35 (13.51%) Hibernate
6 23 (8.88%) Sass
6 23 (8.88%) Mustache
7 12 (4.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (4.25%) Django
9 10 (3.86%) jQuery
9 10 (3.86%) Ajax
10 9 (3.47%) Backbone.js
10 9 (3.47%) XHTML
11 8 (3.09%) XML
12 6 (2.32%) JSON
12 6 (2.32%) Ember.js
13 4 (1.54%) HTML5
14 3 (1.16%) AngularJS
14 3 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (1.16%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.67%) Visualisation
2 20 (7.72%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.47%) Open Source
4 9 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.93%) iPad
7 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.16%) iPhone
8 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.77%) EPoS
9 2 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.77%) EFT
10 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.39%) Animation
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 174 (67.18%) Linux
2 131 (50.58%) UNIX
3 96 (37.07%) Windows
4 51 (19.69%) Windows 7
5 25 (9.65%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.86%) Solaris
10 9 (3.47%) Android
10 9 (3.47%) AIX
11 8 (3.09%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.16%) VMS
13 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.77%) SUSE
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.77%) NetWare
14 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (43.63%) Responsive Web Design
1 113 (43.63%) Web Design
2 93 (35.91%) Web Development
3 90 (34.75%) Configuration Management
4 21 (8.11%) TDD
5 20 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (7.34%) ITIL
7 12 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (3.86%) Scrum
9 9 (3.47%) BDD
10 7 (2.70%) Kanban
11 6 (2.32%) Pair Programming
11 6 (2.32%) MVC
11 6 (2.32%) Time Management
11 6 (2.32%) Release Management
11 6 (2.32%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (1.93%) Asset Management
13 4 (1.54%) Migration
13 4 (1.54%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 83 (32.05%) Java
3 59 (22.78%) Ruby
4 43 (16.60%) Python
5 27 (10.42%) PHP
6 25 (9.65%) Scala
7 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.70%) C
9 6 (2.32%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (1.93%) SQL
11 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.39%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) Security Cleared
1 14 (5.41%) Degree
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.47%) MCP
4 7 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 6 (2.32%) CCNA
5 6 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.93%) MCSA
7 4 (1.54%) MCITP
7 4 (1.54%) MCSE
7 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.16%) MOS
9 2 (0.77%) MCTS
9 2 (0.77%) CNE
9 2 (0.77%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ACSP
10 1 (0.39%) CISM
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
10 1 (0.39%) CEH
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.93%) SLA
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.47%) XenApp
2 9 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.77%) Novell eDirectory
4 2 (0.77%) NDS
4 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.79%) SCCM
2 8 (3.09%) Puppet
3 6 (2.32%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.32%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.16%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 47 (18.15%) Apple
2 31 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.63%) VMware
4 11 (4.25%) Cisco
4 11 (4.25%) Citrix
5 8 (3.09%) Remedy
5 8 (3.09%) Lotus
6 7 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.70%) Adobe
6 7 (2.70%) Zend
7 6 (2.32%) Reuters
7 6 (2.32%) Sophos
7 6 (2.32%) F5
8 5 (1.93%) Avaya
9 4 (1.54%) HP
9 4 (1.54%) Symantec
10 3 (1.16%) Novell
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle
11 2 (0.77%) Dell
11 2 (0.77%) Bomgar
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