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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 223 309 310
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +1
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 175 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.73% 1.80% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 52 24
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£450 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £90 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.92 £19.85 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +28.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £56.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
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
4693 4509 4187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.40% 20.90% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3226 3000 2679
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 215 233
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 +32 41 £288 +43.75% 7
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Croydon - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 160 (49.84%) Linux
2 147 (45.79%) HTML
3 144 (44.86%) Windows
4 124 (38.63%) UNIX
5 101 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (30.53%) Git (software)
7 89 (27.73%) Java
8 87 (27.10%) Web Design
9 85 (26.48%) Subversion
9 85 (26.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 85 (26.48%) Relational Database
10 83 (25.86%) Web Development
10 83 (25.86%) CSS
11 78 (24.30%) Windows 7
12 77 (23.99%) HTTP
13 75 (23.36%) JavaScript
14 74 (23.05%) Apple
15 71 (22.12%) Apple iOS
16 62 (19.31%) Microsoft
16 62 (19.31%) REST
17 60 (18.69%) TDD
18 56 (17.45%) Active Directory
19 48 (14.95%) Configuration Management
20 47 (14.64%) Python
20 47 (14.64%) BDD
21 44 (13.71%) Ruby
22 43 (13.40%) Android
23 41 (12.77%) MongoDB
23 41 (12.77%) MS Office
24 40 (12.46%) JAX-RS

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 26 (8.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (4.98%) Node.js
3 14 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.12%) Apache
4 10 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.56%) nginx
6 5 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.93%) Lync
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.93%) JBoss
8 3 (0.93%) IIS
9 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.62%) CMS
10 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (12.77%) MS Office
2 19 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.12%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.93%) Quicktime
6 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.62%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.62%) Maya
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.31%) MODO
7 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.80%) Office 365
2 6 (1.87%) Google Apps
3 5 (1.56%) GitHub
4 4 (1.25%) SaaS
5 3 (0.93%) PaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (23.99%) HTTP
2 18 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.67%) LAN
3 15 (4.67%) Internet
3 15 (4.67%) Firewall
4 13 (4.05%) VPN
5 12 (3.74%) DNS
6 9 (2.80%) DHCP
7 6 (1.87%) WAN
8 5 (1.56%) Wireless
8 5 (1.56%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.56%) VoIP
9 3 (0.93%) IMAP
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (0.93%) POP3
9 3 (0.93%) SMTP
9 3 (0.93%) SAN
10 2 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (26.48%) Relational Database
2 41 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 38 (11.84%) Neo4j
4 24 (7.48%) MySQL
5 11 (3.43%) FileMaker
6 10 (3.12%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.25%) Redis
9 3 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.93%) Big Data
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 98 (30.53%) Git (software)
2 85 (26.48%) Subversion
3 23 (7.17%) Cucumber
3 23 (7.17%) Maven
4 21 (6.54%) Mockito
5 12 (3.74%) Xcode
6 7 (2.18%) Grunt
7 6 (1.87%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.87%) Mocha
8 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.93%) Gradle
10 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.62%) Ant
10 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.31%) Hudson
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (8.41%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Spanish Language
3 8 (2.49%) Publishing
3 8 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.87%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.56%) Banking
5 5 (1.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.25%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (49.84%) Developer
2 63 (19.63%) Java Developer
3 49 (15.26%) Support Engineer
4 47 (14.64%) Senior Developer
5 45 (14.02%) Desktop Support
6 37 (11.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 35 (10.90%) Front-End Developer
8 29 (9.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 21 (6.54%) Analyst
10 18 (5.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (5.30%) Mac Engineer
12 16 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.67%) IT Support
14 14 (4.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 14 (4.36%) Support Analyst
15 11 (3.43%) Mobile Developer
15 11 (3.43%) Support Specialist
16 8 (2.49%) Administrator
16 8 (2.49%) Applications Support
17 7 (2.18%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (45.79%) HTML
2 83 (25.86%) CSS
3 62 (19.31%) REST
4 40 (12.46%) JAX-RS
5 35 (10.90%) HTML5
6 28 (8.72%) Hibernate
7 25 (7.79%) Web Services
8 16 (4.98%) Django
9 12 (3.74%) JSON
9 12 (3.74%) CSS3
10 11 (3.43%) HTML5 Canvas
11 10 (3.12%) RESTful
12 9 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (2.80%) Spring
12 9 (2.80%) Ajax
13 8 (2.49%) XML
13 8 (2.49%) Backbone.js
13 8 (2.49%) jQuery
14 7 (2.18%) Sass
15 6 (1.87%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.84%) Blackberry
2 24 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.54%) iPad
4 19 (5.92%) iPhone
5 17 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 8 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.87%) User Experience
7 6 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.87%) Open Source
8 4 (1.25%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.25%) Blog
9 3 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.93%) Animation
9 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.62%) PKI
10 2 (0.62%) Copywriting
10 2 (0.62%) Video Editing
10 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.31%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 160 (49.84%) Linux
2 144 (44.86%) Windows
3 124 (38.63%) UNIX
4 78 (24.30%) Windows 7
5 71 (22.12%) Apple iOS
6 43 (13.40%) Android
7 38 (11.84%) Windows XP
8 26 (8.10%) Mac OS X Server
9 23 (7.17%) Windows 8
10 20 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (4.67%) Mac OS
11 15 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (1.87%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.25%) CentOS
16 3 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.93%) Solaris
17 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.10%) Web Design
3 85 (26.48%) Responsive Web Design
4 83 (25.86%) Web Development
5 60 (18.69%) TDD
6 48 (14.95%) Configuration Management
7 47 (14.64%) BDD
8 20 (6.23%) iOS Development
9 18 (5.61%) Automated Testing
10 16 (4.98%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.67%) ITIL
12 14 (4.36%) Android Development
13 13 (4.05%) Asset Management
14 11 (3.43%) Service Delivery
15 9 (2.80%) Line Management
15 9 (2.80%) Software Engineering
16 8 (2.49%) Change Management
17 7 (2.18%) Time Management
17 7 (2.18%) Mentoring
17 7 (2.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 89 (27.73%) Java
2 75 (23.36%) JavaScript
3 47 (14.64%) Python
4 44 (13.71%) Ruby
5 27 (8.41%) Scala
6 25 (7.79%) SQL
7 15 (4.67%) C
8 10 (3.12%) PHP
9 7 (2.18%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.18%) Perl
10 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.56%) C#
10 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.93%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (0.93%) VBA
11 3 (0.93%) C++
12 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
13 1 (0.31%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.49%) Degree
3 5 (1.56%) MCP
3 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.25%) CCA
4 4 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.25%) MCSE
4 4 (1.25%) MCITP
4 4 (1.25%) VCP4
5 3 (0.93%) CCEA
5 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.93%) CCNP
5 3 (0.93%) CCNA
5 3 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (17.45%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.25%) XenApp
5 3 (0.93%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.62%) Samba
6 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.49%) SCCM
2 6 (1.87%) Casper Suite
2 6 (1.87%) Puppet
3 4 (1.25%) WSUS
4 2 (0.62%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (23.05%) Apple
2 62 (19.31%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.03%) VMware
4 18 (5.61%) Cisco
5 10 (3.12%) Adobe
6 9 (2.80%) Citrix
7 8 (2.49%) Google
8 7 (2.18%) Oracle
9 5 (1.56%) CommVault
9 5 (1.56%) Lotus
9 5 (1.56%) Sophos
10 4 (1.25%) CQG
10 4 (1.25%) Reuters
10 4 (1.25%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.25%) Altiris
10 4 (1.25%) Twitter
11 3 (0.93%) Zend
11 3 (0.93%) Splunk
11 3 (0.93%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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