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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 286 276 328
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +52
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 120 133 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.40% 2.47% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 80 49
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£325 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+19.28% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 21
Average hourly rate £16.48 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
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
5005 5375 5291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.26% 22.79% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3408 3552 3449
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 236 253
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 31 £413 -2.94% 11
Croydon - 1 £388 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 131 (53.47%) Windows
2 92 (37.55%) Apple
3 89 (36.33%) Linux
4 82 (33.47%) Active Directory
5 75 (30.61%) HTML
6 74 (30.20%) Microsoft
7 70 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 67 (27.35%) UNIX
8 67 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (24.49%) Android
10 59 (24.08%) Git (software)
11 58 (23.67%) Subversion
12 55 (22.45%) Apple iOS
13 53 (21.63%) Java
14 52 (21.22%) Web Design
14 52 (21.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 48 (19.59%) Relational Database
15 48 (19.59%) CSS
16 46 (18.78%) JavaScript
16 46 (18.78%) Web Development
17 44 (17.96%) HTTP
18 39 (15.92%) TDD
19 38 (15.51%) MS Office
20 36 (14.69%) Configuration Management
21 32 (13.06%) Windows XP
22 31 (12.65%) ITIL
22 31 (12.65%) BDD
23 29 (11.84%) Scala
24 28 (11.43%) REST
24 28 (11.43%) Blackberry

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (5.31%) Node.js
2 13 (5.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.49%) Lync
4 10 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.22%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 38 (15.51%) MS Office
2 25 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.67%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Maya
6 1 (0.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) Office 365
2 8 (3.27%) Google Apps
3 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.63%) Heroku
4 4 (1.63%) Engine Yard
4 4 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.96%) HTTP
2 28 (11.43%) LAN
3 23 (9.39%) TCP/IP
4 20 (8.16%) VPN
5 19 (7.76%) Wireless
6 16 (6.53%) DNS
6 16 (6.53%) WLAN
6 16 (6.53%) WAN
7 15 (6.12%) DHCP
8 11 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (3.27%) VLAN
9 8 (3.27%) Firewall
10 7 (2.86%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.86%) VoIP
11 6 (2.45%) ADSL
11 6 (2.45%) Internet
12 5 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.63%) SAN
14 3 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.59%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.94%) MongoDB
2 17 (6.94%) Neo4j
3 10 (4.08%) MySQL
4 9 (3.67%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 59 (24.08%) Git (software)
2 58 (23.67%) Subversion
3 10 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.86%) Grunt
4 7 (2.86%) gulp
5 6 (2.45%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.45%) Mockito
5 6 (2.45%) Mocha
5 6 (2.45%) Maven
6 5 (2.04%) Xcode
7 4 (1.63%) Selenium
7 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 14 (5.71%) Finance
2 10 (4.08%) Publishing
3 9 (3.67%) Legal
4 7 (2.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.45%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 2 (0.82%) Advertising
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (36.73%) Developer
2 42 (17.14%) Analyst
3 37 (15.10%) Support Engineer
4 33 (13.47%) Desktop Support
5 31 (12.65%) Support Analyst
6 28 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 24 (9.80%) Mac Engineer
8 22 (8.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 17 (6.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 16 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (6.53%) Scala Developer
10 16 (6.53%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (5.71%) Senior Developer
11 14 (5.71%) PC Support
12 12 (4.90%) Administrator
12 12 (4.90%) IT Support
12 12 (4.90%) iOS Developer
13 11 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (3.67%) Trainer
14 9 (3.67%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (30.61%) HTML
2 48 (19.59%) CSS
3 28 (11.43%) REST
4 17 (6.94%) JAX-RS
5 16 (6.53%) HTML5
5 16 (6.53%) Hibernate
6 12 (4.90%) Web Services
7 9 (3.67%) CSS3
8 7 (2.86%) Cocoa
8 7 (2.86%) Sass
9 6 (2.45%) Spring
9 6 (2.45%) Mustache
9 6 (2.45%) JSON
10 5 (2.04%) Struts
10 5 (2.04%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.63%) HTML5 Canvas
11 4 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (1.63%) 802.1X
11 4 (1.63%) Ajax
11 4 (1.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.43%) Blackberry
2 19 (7.76%) iPhone
3 17 (6.94%) Visualisation
4 15 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (4.90%) iPad
6 12 (4.90%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.08%) BYOD
8 9 (3.67%) E-Learning
9 5 (2.04%) Streaming Video
9 5 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.63%) Handset
11 3 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.22%) Animation
11 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.22%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (53.47%) Windows
2 89 (36.33%) Linux
3 70 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 67 (27.35%) UNIX
5 60 (24.49%) Android
6 55 (22.45%) Apple iOS
7 32 (13.06%) Windows XP
8 24 (9.80%) Windows 8
9 18 (7.35%) Mac OS X Server
10 10 (4.08%) Mac OS
10 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.86%) Windows Phone
13 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.82%) CentOS
15 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.82%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.41%) FreeNAS
16 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.22%) Web Design
2 52 (21.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 46 (18.78%) Web Development
4 39 (15.92%) TDD
5 36 (14.69%) Configuration Management
6 31 (12.65%) ITIL
6 31 (12.65%) BDD
7 21 (8.57%) Scrum
8 16 (6.53%) iOS Development
9 13 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 11 (4.49%) Incident Management
11 10 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 10 (4.08%) Open Source
12 8 (3.27%) Service Management
13 7 (2.86%) Identity Management
14 6 (2.45%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.45%) Kanban
15 5 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.63%) Java
2 46 (18.78%) JavaScript
3 29 (11.84%) Scala
4 17 (6.94%) Python
4 17 (6.94%) SQL
5 12 (4.90%) Ruby
6 7 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.45%) C
7 6 (2.45%) Perl
8 5 (2.04%) PHP
8 5 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.41%) C#
11 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.31%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.86%) MCP
4 6 (2.45%) MCSE
4 6 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.04%) MCSA
5 5 (2.04%) CCNP
6 3 (1.22%) CCNA
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
6 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) MCITP
7 2 (0.82%) CCA
7 2 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.82%) CCEA
8 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 82 (33.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.27%) XenApp
4 7 (2.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.45%) Samba
6 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.57%) SCCM
2 9 (3.67%) Casper Suite
3 6 (2.45%) WSUS
4 5 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.82%) Puppet
5 2 (0.82%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.41%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 92 (37.55%) Apple
2 74 (30.20%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.20%) Cisco
4 22 (8.98%) Citrix
5 21 (8.57%) VMware
6 19 (7.76%) Adobe
7 17 (6.94%) Google
8 11 (4.49%) Remedy
9 8 (3.27%) Dell
10 6 (2.45%) Polycom
10 6 (2.45%) McAfee
10 6 (2.45%) Oracle
11 4 (1.63%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.22%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.22%) F5
13 2 (0.82%) Twitter
13 2 (0.82%) Veeam
13 2 (0.82%) LANDesk
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