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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 245 323 310
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -13
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 165 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.51% 1.76% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 44 32
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£450 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.77% +12.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.29% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 19
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +10.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.67 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.45 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
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
4695 4606 4262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.56% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3175 3052 2737
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 227 229
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +31 35 £325 +62.50% 6
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 132 (45.83%) Windows
2 129 (44.79%) Linux
3 124 (43.06%) HTML
4 101 (35.07%) UNIX
5 92 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (28.82%) Java
7 81 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 79 (27.43%) Apple
9 74 (25.69%) Windows 7
10 71 (24.65%) Web Design
11 70 (24.31%) Apple iOS
12 69 (23.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 69 (23.96%) Relational Database
13 68 (23.61%) Subversion
14 66 (22.92%) HTTP
15 65 (22.57%) Web Development
16 62 (21.53%) CSS
17 61 (21.18%) Microsoft
18 59 (20.49%) JavaScript
19 56 (19.44%) TDD
20 55 (19.10%) Active Directory
20 55 (19.10%) REST
21 48 (16.67%) BDD
22 46 (15.97%) Android
23 39 (13.54%) MS Office
24 38 (13.19%) Configuration Management
24 38 (13.19%) MongoDB
25 37 (12.85%) JAX-RS
26 35 (12.15%) Neo4j
27 34 (11.81%) Windows XP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.56%) Node.js
3 10 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.13%) Apache
5 5 (1.74%) nginx
6 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.39%) IIS
6 4 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.04%) JBoss
7 3 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.04%) Lync
7 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.04%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.69%) CMS
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 39 (13.54%) MS Office
2 17 (5.90%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.47%) Final Cut Pro
4 6 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.04%) Quicktime
6 2 (0.69%) Maya
6 2 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.35%) InDesign
7 1 (0.35%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.51%) Office 365
2 7 (2.43%) Google Apps
3 5 (1.74%) GitHub
4 4 (1.39%) SaaS
5 3 (1.04%) PaaS
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.92%) HTTP
2 20 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.56%) LAN
4 14 (4.86%) VPN
5 12 (4.17%) DNS
6 10 (3.47%) Firewall
7 9 (3.13%) Internet
7 9 (3.13%) DHCP
8 7 (2.43%) Ethernet
8 7 (2.43%) Wireless
9 6 (2.08%) VoIP
9 6 (2.08%) WAN
10 4 (1.39%) SAN
11 3 (1.04%) POP3
11 3 (1.04%) SMTP
11 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.04%) NAS
11 3 (1.04%) VLAN
11 3 (1.04%) IMAP
11 3 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.96%) Relational Database
2 38 (13.19%) MongoDB
3 35 (12.15%) Neo4j
4 21 (7.29%) MySQL
5 14 (4.86%) FileMaker
6 7 (2.43%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 81 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 68 (23.61%) Subversion
3 23 (7.99%) Maven
3 23 (7.99%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.29%) Mockito
5 13 (4.51%) Xcode
6 7 (2.43%) Grunt
7 6 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 6 (2.08%) Mocha
8 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.04%) Gradle
10 2 (0.69%) Hudson
10 2 (0.69%) Ant
10 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
General
1 22 (7.64%) Finance
2 13 (4.51%) Spanish Language
3 10 (3.47%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.13%) Publishing
5 6 (2.08%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.39%) Retail
7 3 (1.04%) Advertising
7 3 (1.04%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 137 (47.57%) Developer
2 60 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 45 (15.63%) Desktop Support
5 36 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 33 (11.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 28 (9.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 26 (9.03%) Front-End Developer
9 22 (7.64%) Mac Engineer
10 20 (6.94%) Analyst
11 15 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.51%) IT Support
14 11 (3.82%) Mobile Developer
14 11 (3.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 11 (3.82%) Support Specialist
15 8 (2.78%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.78%) PC Engineer
15 8 (2.78%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (43.06%) HTML
2 62 (21.53%) CSS
3 55 (19.10%) REST
4 37 (12.85%) JAX-RS
5 32 (11.11%) HTML5
6 26 (9.03%) Web Services
7 25 (8.68%) Hibernate
8 11 (3.82%) JSON
8 11 (3.82%) RESTful
8 11 (3.82%) HTML5 Canvas
9 10 (3.47%) CSS3
10 9 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (3.13%) Django
10 9 (3.13%) Spring
11 8 (2.78%) Ajax
11 8 (2.78%) jQuery
11 8 (2.78%) Backbone.js
12 7 (2.43%) Sass
13 6 (2.08%) Mustache
13 6 (2.08%) HTML5 Boilerplate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.76%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.68%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.94%) iPad
4 19 (6.60%) iPhone
5 9 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.78%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.08%) User Experience
8 4 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.39%) Blog
9 3 (1.04%) Open Source
9 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.04%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.69%) Animation
10 2 (0.69%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 132 (45.83%) Windows
2 129 (44.79%) Linux
3 101 (35.07%) UNIX
4 74 (25.69%) Windows 7
5 70 (24.31%) Apple iOS
6 46 (15.97%) Android
7 34 (11.81%) Windows XP
8 28 (9.72%) Mac OS X Server
9 22 (7.64%) Windows 8
10 17 (5.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (5.21%) Mac OS
12 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.08%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
16 4 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (1.04%) Solaris
17 3 (1.04%) CentOS
18 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (24.65%) Web Design
3 69 (23.96%) Responsive Web Design
4 65 (22.57%) Web Development
5 56 (19.44%) TDD
6 48 (16.67%) BDD
7 38 (13.19%) Configuration Management
8 21 (7.29%) iOS Development
9 16 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 15 (5.21%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.86%) ITIL
11 14 (4.86%) Android Development
12 12 (4.17%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.47%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.78%) Line Management
14 8 (2.78%) Incident Management
15 7 (2.43%) Mentoring
15 7 (2.43%) Change Management
15 7 (2.43%) Service Management
15 7 (2.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.82%) Java
2 59 (20.49%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.76%) Ruby
4 27 (9.38%) Python
5 26 (9.03%) SQL
6 17 (5.90%) Scala
7 11 (3.82%) C
8 8 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.43%) PHP
10 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.39%) C#
11 4 (1.39%) Perl
12 3 (1.04%) VBA
12 3 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.69%) C++
13 2 (0.69%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.35%) XPath
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) XQuery
14 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.13%) Degree
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.39%) MCSE
4 4 (1.39%) MCITP
5 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.04%) CCNP
5 3 (1.04%) CCNA
5 3 (1.04%) ISEB
5 3 (1.04%) CCA
5 3 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.04%) CCEA
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.69%) MCP
6 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.04%) XenApp
4 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.04%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.69%) Samba
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) SCCM
1 8 (2.78%) Casper Suite
2 6 (2.08%) Puppet
3 4 (1.39%) WSUS
4 2 (0.69%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (27.43%) Apple
2 61 (21.18%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.07%) VMware
4 17 (5.90%) Cisco
5 12 (4.17%) Adobe
6 10 (3.47%) Citrix
7 9 (3.13%) Google
8 4 (1.39%) Altiris
8 4 (1.39%) Sophos
8 4 (1.39%) Twitter
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle
8 4 (1.39%) CommVault
9 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.04%) Sun
9 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.04%) Zend
9 3 (1.04%) Remedy
9 3 (1.04%) BMC
10 2 (0.69%) McAfee
10 2 (0.69%) Veeam
London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour + N/A
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago