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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 264 323 319
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 154 106 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.80% 1.82% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 62 39
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£400 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.60 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.75 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
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
5495 5830 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.68% 22.96% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3612 3828 3393
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 261 343
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +22 22 £375 -6.25% 5
Docklands, London - 6 £135 -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 178 (68.73%) Linux
2 141 (54.44%) HTML
3 135 (52.12%) UNIX
4 128 (49.42%) Git (software)
5 116 (44.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 116 (44.79%) Web Design
5 116 (44.79%) Subversion
6 111 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 102 (39.38%) HTTP
8 98 (37.84%) CSS
9 96 (37.07%) Web Development
10 94 (36.29%) Windows
11 93 (35.91%) JavaScript
11 93 (35.91%) Configuration Management
12 87 (33.59%) Java
13 61 (23.55%) Ruby
14 49 (18.92%) Windows 7
15 46 (17.76%) MongoDB
16 45 (17.37%) Python
16 45 (17.37%) REST
17 44 (16.99%) Apple
18 40 (15.44%) Visualisation
19 38 (14.67%) JAX-RS
20 37 (14.29%) Hibernate
21 35 (13.51%) Neo4j
22 33 (12.74%) MS Office
23 32 (12.36%) Active Directory
23 32 (12.36%) Node.js
24 30 (11.58%) Microsoft
25 27 (10.42%) PHP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.77%) IIS
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (12.74%) MS Office
2 6 (2.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.77%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.39%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Office 365
1 3 (1.16%) GitHub
2 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 102 (39.38%) HTTP
2 21 (8.11%) Wireless
3 19 (7.34%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.56%) VPN
5 15 (5.79%) LAN
5 15 (5.79%) Firewall
6 11 (4.25%) Internet
7 10 (3.86%) WLAN
8 8 (3.09%) DNS
9 7 (2.70%) DHCP
10 4 (1.54%) LDAP
10 4 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.77%) WAN
12 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.39%) ADSL
13 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 46 (17.76%) MongoDB
3 35 (13.51%) Neo4j
4 10 (3.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 128 (49.42%) Git (software)
2 116 (44.79%) Subversion
3 15 (5.79%) Jasmine
4 9 (3.47%) Grunt
4 9 (3.47%) Mocha
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%) Maven
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) Selenium
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
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
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 153 (59.07%) Developer
2 46 (17.76%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.83%) Front-End Developer
4 29 (11.20%) Senior Developer
5 26 (10.04%) Analyst
6 24 (9.27%) Support Analyst
7 23 (8.88%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (5.41%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.02%) Desktop Support
12 10 (3.86%) IT Support
13 9 (3.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 8 (3.09%) Ruby Developer
15 7 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 7 (2.70%) PHP Developer
16 6 (2.32%) 3rd Line Support
16 6 (2.32%) Programmer
16 6 (2.32%) Front-End Web Developer
17 5 (1.93%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (54.44%) HTML
2 98 (37.84%) CSS
3 45 (17.37%) REST
4 38 (14.67%) JAX-RS
5 37 (14.29%) 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%) XHTML
10 9 (3.47%) Backbone.js
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 40 (15.44%) Visualisation
2 21 (8.11%) 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%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.39%) Statistics
10 1 (0.39%) Animation
10 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 178 (68.73%) Linux
2 135 (52.12%) UNIX
3 94 (36.29%) Windows
4 49 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 25 (9.65%) Windows XP
6 16 (6.18%) Windows 8
7 15 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 13 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.86%) Solaris
11 9 (3.47%) Android
11 9 (3.47%) AIX
12 8 (3.09%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.16%) VMS
14 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.77%) NetWare
15 2 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.79%) Web Design
1 116 (44.79%) Responsive Web Design
2 96 (37.07%) Web Development
3 93 (35.91%) Configuration Management
4 22 (8.49%) TDD
5 20 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (6.56%) 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%) Time Management
11 6 (2.32%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.32%) Release Management
11 6 (2.32%) Pair Programming
11 6 (2.32%) MVC
12 5 (1.93%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.93%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (1.54%) Mentoring
13 4 (1.54%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.91%) JavaScript
2 87 (33.59%) Java
3 61 (23.55%) Ruby
4 45 (17.37%) Python
5 27 (10.42%) Scala
5 27 (10.42%) PHP
6 8 (3.09%) C
6 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.32%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (1.93%) SQL
9 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.77%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) Degree
2 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.86%) MCP
5 7 (2.70%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.32%) CCNA
6 6 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.93%) MCSA
8 4 (1.54%) MCSE
8 4 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.54%) MCITP
9 3 (1.16%) MOS
10 2 (0.77%) MCTS
10 2 (0.77%) CNE
10 2 (0.77%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CISSP
11 1 (0.39%) CEH
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.39%) CISM
11 1 (0.39%) ACSP
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%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 32 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.47%) XenApp
3 8 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.77%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.77%) NDS
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
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%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (16.99%) Apple
2 30 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.25%) Citrix
3 11 (4.25%) Cisco
3 11 (4.25%) VMware
4 8 (3.09%) Remedy
4 8 (3.09%) Lotus
5 7 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 7 (2.70%) Zend
6 6 (2.32%) Sophos
6 6 (2.32%) F5
6 6 (2.32%) Reuters
7 5 (1.93%) Avaya
7 5 (1.93%) Adobe
8 4 (1.54%) HP
8 4 (1.54%) Symantec
9 3 (1.16%) Novell
10 2 (0.77%) Dell
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle
10 2 (0.77%) Bomgar
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