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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 286 331 321
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 118 86 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 1.62% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 38
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£350 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £99 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £220 £319
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -30.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.76 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
5165 5323 4811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.37% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3631 3551 3089
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 219 296
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.66 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% -5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.23 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +6 25 £325 +44.44% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £175 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 172 (62.32%) Linux
2 133 (48.19%) UNIX
3 131 (47.46%) HTML
4 119 (43.12%) Windows
5 111 (40.22%) Git (software)
6 98 (35.51%) Subversion
7 96 (34.78%) Web Design
8 95 (34.42%) Web Development
9 94 (34.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 90 (32.61%) Relational Database
10 90 (32.61%) HTTP
11 84 (30.43%) CSS
11 84 (30.43%) Java
12 72 (26.09%) Configuration Management
13 68 (24.64%) JavaScript
13 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (21.74%) Python
15 56 (20.29%) Apple
16 55 (19.93%) Windows 7
17 54 (19.57%) REST
17 54 (19.57%) Ruby
18 43 (15.58%) MongoDB
19 39 (14.13%) JAX-RS
20 38 (13.77%) Scala
20 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
21 37 (13.41%) MS Office
21 37 (13.41%) Apple iOS
22 36 (13.04%) Active Directory
23 35 (12.68%) Visualisation
23 35 (12.68%) Neo4j

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (9.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.25%) Node.js
3 12 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.62%) IBM Notes
4 10 (3.62%) Apache
5 8 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.45%) nginx
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.72%) CMS
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) IIS
10 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 37 (13.41%) MS Office
2 14 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.90%) Final Cut Pro
4 3 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Quicktime
5 2 (0.72%) Maya
5 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.72%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.36%) InDesign
6 1 (0.36%) SPSS
6 1 (0.36%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.09%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) PaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (32.61%) HTTP
2 22 (7.97%) Internet
3 21 (7.61%) Firewall
4 16 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.43%) DNS
6 12 (4.35%) DHCP
7 11 (3.99%) Wireless
8 10 (3.62%) VPN
8 10 (3.62%) LAN
9 5 (1.81%) LDAP
10 4 (1.45%) WAN
10 4 (1.45%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (1.09%) IMAP
11 3 (1.09%) POP3
11 3 (1.09%) SMTP
11 3 (1.09%) VoIP
11 3 (1.09%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.72%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.72%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (32.61%) Relational Database
2 43 (15.58%) MongoDB
3 35 (12.68%) Neo4j
4 18 (6.52%) MySQL
5 9 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.54%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.81%) FileMaker
8 4 (1.45%) Redis
9 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.09%) Big Data
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 111 (40.22%) Git (software)
2 98 (35.51%) Subversion
3 11 (3.99%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.26%) Maven
4 9 (3.26%) Mockito
5 6 (2.17%) Xcode
6 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Appium
7 1 (0.36%) Robotium
7 1 (0.36%) Gradle
7 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (6.52%) Finance
2 10 (3.62%) Advertising
3 7 (2.54%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.17%) Publishing
5 5 (1.81%) Banking
6 4 (1.45%) Retail
6 4 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.09%) Games
7 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 140 (50.72%) Developer
2 52 (18.84%) Java Developer
3 50 (18.12%) Senior Developer
4 40 (14.49%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.06%) Front-End Developer
6 23 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (7.97%) Analyst
8 21 (7.61%) Desktop Support
9 20 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (6.16%) Support Analyst
10 17 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (4.35%) IT Support
13 10 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.62%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Applications Support
14 8 (2.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Scala Developer
15 6 (2.17%) Support Specialist
15 6 (2.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (47.46%) HTML
2 84 (30.43%) CSS
3 54 (19.57%) REST
4 39 (14.13%) JAX-RS
5 33 (11.96%) Hibernate
6 27 (9.78%) Django
7 12 (4.35%) JSON
8 9 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (2.54%) jQuery
9 7 (2.54%) RESTful
9 7 (2.54%) Sass
9 7 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (2.54%) Mustache
10 6 (2.17%) HTML5
10 6 (2.17%) Spring
10 6 (2.17%) Ajax
10 6 (2.17%) Web Services
10 6 (2.17%) XML
11 4 (1.45%) DOM
11 4 (1.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.68%) Visualisation
2 34 (12.32%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.71%) Open Source
4 11 (3.99%) iPad
5 8 (2.90%) iPhone
6 7 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.81%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.45%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.45%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.72%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 2 (0.72%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.36%) CMDB
11 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 172 (62.32%) Linux
2 133 (48.19%) UNIX
3 119 (43.12%) Windows
4 55 (19.93%) Windows 7
5 37 (13.41%) Apple iOS
6 28 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 24 (8.70%) Android
8 22 (7.97%) Windows 8
9 17 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (5.07%) Mac OS
12 11 (3.99%) Mac OS X Server
12 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.45%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.09%) Solaris
14 3 (1.09%) VMS
15 2 (0.72%) NetWare
15 2 (0.72%) SUSE
15 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.78%) Web Design
2 95 (34.42%) Web Development
3 94 (34.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 72 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 68 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (10.87%) TDD
7 20 (7.25%) BDD
8 13 (4.71%) Asset Management
9 11 (3.99%) ITIL
10 10 (3.62%) Line Management
11 9 (3.26%) Time Management
11 9 (3.26%) Scrum
12 8 (2.90%) Change Management
12 8 (2.90%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.54%) E-Commerce
13 7 (2.54%) Problem Management
14 6 (2.17%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.17%) iOS Development
15 5 (1.81%) Mobile Device Management
15 5 (1.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (30.43%) Java
2 68 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 60 (21.74%) Python
4 54 (19.57%) Ruby
5 38 (13.77%) Scala
6 21 (7.61%) PHP
7 17 (6.16%) SQL
8 13 (4.71%) C
9 8 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.54%) Perl
11 4 (1.45%) C#
11 4 (1.45%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.62%) MCP
3 8 (2.90%) Degree
4 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.09%) ISEB
6 2 (0.72%) CNE
6 2 (0.72%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CISM
7 1 (0.36%) CEH
7 1 (0.36%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.72%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.09%) XenApp
4 3 (1.09%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.72%) NDS
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) SCCM
2 6 (2.17%) Puppet
3 5 (1.81%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.72%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (20.29%) Apple
2 38 (13.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.25%) VMware
4 15 (5.43%) Cisco
5 10 (3.62%) Lotus
5 10 (3.62%) Adobe
5 10 (3.62%) Zend
6 7 (2.54%) Citrix
7 6 (2.17%) Google
7 6 (2.17%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.81%) Altiris
8 5 (1.81%) Sophos
8 5 (1.81%) CommVault
8 5 (1.81%) Oracle
8 5 (1.81%) Reuters
9 4 (1.45%) CQG
9 4 (1.45%) Twitter
10 3 (1.09%) F5
10 3 (1.09%) Splunk
10 3 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
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