The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 269 323 344
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +21
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 133 89 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.48% 1.68% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £255
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 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 £12.20 £14.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £24.40 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5370 5290 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 21.81% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3549 3447 3277
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £204 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 254 376
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Mac OS X
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +9 23 £425 +21.42% 6
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Sidcup - 4 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 135 (61.36%) Linux
2 101 (45.91%) HTML
3 100 (45.45%) UNIX
4 98 (44.55%) Git (software)
5 93 (42.27%) Windows
6 89 (40.45%) Web Design
6 89 (40.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 86 (39.09%) Relational Database
8 85 (38.64%) Subversion
9 82 (37.27%) JavaScript
10 81 (36.82%) CSS
11 78 (35.45%) HTTP
12 73 (33.18%) Configuration Management
13 71 (32.27%) Web Development
14 58 (26.36%) Java
15 56 (25.45%) Ruby
16 50 (22.73%) Apple
17 48 (21.82%) Windows 7
18 36 (16.36%) Python
19 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
19 35 (15.91%) Visualisation
20 34 (15.45%) Active Directory
21 32 (14.55%) MS Office
22 31 (14.09%) Node.js
23 26 (11.82%) MongoDB
24 24 (10.91%) ITIL
24 24 (10.91%) Windows XP
25 23 (10.45%) Mustache
25 23 (10.45%) Sass
26 22 (10.00%) Scala

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (14.09%) Node.js
2 17 (7.73%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (4.55%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.82%) WordPress
7 2 (0.91%) Lync
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.91%) IIS
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (14.55%) MS Office
2 7 (3.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) InDesign
3 2 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.91%) Vectorworks
3 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.45%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.91%) SaaS
4 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 78 (35.45%) HTTP
2 22 (10.00%) Wireless
3 20 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.64%) VPN
4 19 (8.64%) LAN
5 12 (5.45%) Firewall
6 9 (4.09%) WLAN
7 7 (3.18%) Internet
7 7 (3.18%) DNS
8 6 (2.73%) LDAP
9 5 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.36%) DHCP
12 2 (0.91%) VoIP
13 1 (0.45%) ADSL
13 1 (0.45%) Intranet
13 1 (0.45%) WAN
13 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (39.09%) Relational Database
2 26 (11.82%) MongoDB
3 18 (8.18%) Neo4j
4 8 (3.64%) MySQL
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 98 (44.55%) Git (software)
2 85 (38.64%) Subversion
3 15 (6.82%) Jasmine
4 9 (4.09%) Grunt
4 9 (4.09%) Mocha
5 6 (2.73%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.73%) RSpec
6 4 (1.82%) Xcode
7 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.91%) Hudson
9 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) JIRA
9 1 (0.45%) Selenium
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 22 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (3.64%) Advertising
3 5 (2.27%) Front Office
4 4 (1.82%) Publishing
4 4 (1.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.36%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 112 (50.91%) Developer
2 40 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 29 (13.18%) Analyst
4 27 (12.27%) Support Analyst
5 22 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 20 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.18%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 9 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 9 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
13 7 (3.18%) IT Support
13 7 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (3.18%) Desktop Engineer
14 6 (2.73%) Programmer
15 5 (2.27%) Technical Support
15 5 (2.27%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.91%) HTML
2 81 (36.82%) CSS
3 23 (10.45%) Mustache
3 23 (10.45%) Sass
4 21 (9.55%) REST
5 18 (8.18%) JAX-RS
5 18 (8.18%) Hibernate
6 12 (5.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (4.55%) Ajax
8 9 (4.09%) jQuery
8 9 (4.09%) XHTML
8 9 (4.09%) Backbone.js
9 8 (3.64%) XML
10 6 (2.73%) Ember.js
11 5 (2.27%) JSON
12 4 (1.82%) X-Windows
13 3 (1.36%) DOM
13 3 (1.36%) Web Services
13 3 (1.36%) HTML5
13 3 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.91%) Visualisation
2 20 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.09%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.27%) Open Source
5 5 (2.27%) iPad
6 4 (1.82%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.36%) iPhone
8 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.91%) EPoS
8 2 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (0.91%) EFT
8 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.45%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
9 1 (0.45%) Animation
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 135 (61.36%) Linux
2 100 (45.45%) UNIX
3 93 (42.27%) Windows
4 48 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 24 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 17 (7.73%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.91%) Apple iOS
8 12 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.55%) Solaris
10 9 (4.09%) AIX
10 9 (4.09%) Android
11 8 (3.64%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.36%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.91%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.45%) CentOS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (40.45%) Web Design
1 89 (40.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 73 (33.18%) Configuration Management
3 71 (32.27%) Web Development
4 24 (10.91%) ITIL
5 19 (8.64%) TDD
6 17 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (4.55%) Scrum
9 9 (4.09%) BDD
10 8 (3.64%) Migration
10 8 (3.64%) Kanban
11 7 (3.18%) ITSM
12 6 (2.73%) MVC
12 6 (2.73%) Release Management
12 6 (2.73%) Pair Programming
13 5 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
14 4 (1.82%) Problem Management
14 4 (1.82%) Service Management
15 3 (1.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) JavaScript
2 58 (26.36%) Java
3 56 (25.45%) Ruby
4 36 (16.36%) Python
5 22 (10.00%) Scala
6 17 (7.73%) PHP
7 8 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.73%) CoffeeScript
8 6 (2.73%) C
9 2 (0.91%) C++
9 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.91%) SQL
10 1 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.45%) MCP
3 11 (5.00%) Degree
3 11 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.18%) A+ Certification
5 6 (2.73%) CCNA
5 6 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.27%) MCSA
7 4 (1.82%) MCITP
7 4 (1.82%) MCSE
8 3 (1.36%) MOS
8 3 (1.36%) MCTS
8 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.91%) MCDST
10 1 (0.45%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.64%) XenApp
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.91%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (8.18%) SCCM
2 8 (3.64%) Puppet
3 6 (2.73%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.73%) Capistrano
4 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.91%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 50 (22.73%) Apple
2 35 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.91%) VMware
4 11 (5.00%) Cisco
4 11 (5.00%) Citrix
5 10 (4.55%) Lotus
6 8 (3.64%) Adobe
7 7 (3.18%) Remedy
7 7 (3.18%) Sophos
8 6 (2.73%) F5
8 6 (2.73%) Avaya
8 6 (2.73%) Reuters
8 6 (2.73%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.82%) HP
10 3 (1.36%) Symantec
11 2 (0.91%) Novell
11 2 (0.91%) Intel
11 2 (0.91%) SAP
11 2 (0.91%) Bomgar
11 2 (0.91%) LANDesk
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