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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 262 320 324
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +4
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 153 90 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 1.61% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 56 43
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£400 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £153 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £238 £325
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 13
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.40 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £22.90 £22.00
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
5489 5598 4856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.92% 22.77% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3838 3728 3200
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 231 256
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +22 34 £350 -26.31% 3
Docklands, London +23 6 £135 -46.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 204 (69.15%) Linux
2 150 (50.85%) UNIX
3 148 (50.17%) HTML
4 130 (44.07%) Git (software)
5 125 (42.37%) Windows
6 113 (38.31%) Web Design
6 113 (38.31%) Responsive Web Design
7 112 (37.97%) Subversion
8 109 (36.95%) Web Development
9 108 (36.61%) Relational Database
10 103 (34.92%) CSS
10 103 (34.92%) HTTP
11 91 (30.85%) Java
12 88 (29.83%) Configuration Management
13 85 (28.81%) JavaScript
14 76 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (22.71%) Ruby
16 66 (22.37%) Windows 7
17 60 (20.34%) Python
18 52 (17.63%) REST
19 49 (16.61%) Apple
20 46 (15.59%) MongoDB
21 44 (14.92%) Scala
22 41 (13.90%) Visualisation
23 38 (12.88%) JAX-RS
23 38 (12.88%) Microsoft
23 38 (12.88%) Active Directory
24 34 (11.53%) MS Office
24 34 (11.53%) Neo4j
25 33 (11.19%) TDD

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 28 (9.49%) Node.js
2 23 (7.80%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.39%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.71%) Apache
6 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.02%) nginx
7 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (11.53%) MS Office
2 14 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.34%) MODO
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.34%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) GitHub
2 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (34.92%) HTTP
2 20 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.44%) LAN
3 19 (6.44%) Internet
3 19 (6.44%) Firewall
4 18 (6.10%) Wireless
4 18 (6.10%) VPN
5 11 (3.73%) DNS
6 10 (3.39%) WLAN
7 9 (3.05%) DHCP
8 5 (1.69%) LDAP
9 4 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (1.02%) WAN
11 2 (0.68%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.34%) Network Security
12 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.34%) FTP
12 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (36.61%) Relational Database
2 46 (15.59%) MongoDB
3 34 (11.53%) Neo4j
4 18 (6.10%) MySQL
5 9 (3.05%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.36%) Redis
7 3 (1.02%) Big Data
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.02%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 130 (44.07%) Git (software)
2 112 (37.97%) Subversion
3 14 (4.75%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.71%) Mockito
4 8 (2.71%) Maven
5 5 (1.69%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.36%) RSpec
7 3 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.02%) Xcode
8 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.34%) Grunt
9 1 (0.34%) Mocha
9 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (10.17%) Finance
2 10 (3.39%) Advertising
3 6 (2.03%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.69%) Banking
5 4 (1.36%) Publishing
5 4 (1.36%) Front Office
6 3 (1.02%) Games
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.34%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (53.56%) Developer
2 50 (16.95%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.27%) Senior Developer
4 36 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
5 35 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.14%) Analyst
7 23 (7.80%) Desktop Support
7 23 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (6.78%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (5.42%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (4.75%) IT Support
12 12 (4.07%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 10 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 8 (2.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 7 (2.37%) Scala Developer
16 7 (2.37%) IT Support Analyst
16 7 (2.37%) Applications Support
17 6 (2.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (50.17%) HTML
2 103 (34.92%) CSS
3 52 (17.63%) REST
4 38 (12.88%) JAX-RS
5 32 (10.85%) Hibernate
6 27 (9.15%) Django
7 14 (4.75%) Sass
7 14 (4.75%) Mustache
8 12 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (3.73%) JSON
10 8 (2.71%) jQuery
11 7 (2.37%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.03%) RESTful
12 6 (2.03%) HTML5
12 6 (2.03%) XML
13 5 (1.69%) Ajax
13 5 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.36%) Ember.js
14 4 (1.36%) Spring
14 4 (1.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.90%) Visualisation
2 30 (10.17%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.41%) Open Source
4 9 (3.05%) iPad
4 9 (3.05%) Hedge funds
5 7 (2.37%) iPhone
5 7 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.02%) Blog
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.68%) PKI
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Handset
10 1 (0.34%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
10 1 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 204 (69.15%) Linux
2 150 (50.85%) UNIX
3 125 (42.37%) Windows
4 66 (22.37%) Windows 7
5 29 (9.83%) Windows XP
6 28 (9.49%) Apple iOS
7 21 (7.12%) Windows 8
7 21 (7.12%) Android
8 20 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (4.41%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.37%) Solaris
13 6 (2.03%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (1.36%) AIX
15 3 (1.02%) VMS
15 3 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.68%) NetWare
16 2 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.31%) Web Design
1 113 (38.31%) Responsive Web Design
2 109 (36.95%) Web Development
3 88 (29.83%) Configuration Management
4 76 (25.76%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.19%) TDD
6 23 (7.80%) BDD
7 16 (5.42%) ITIL
8 13 (4.41%) Scrum
9 10 (3.39%) Time Management
10 9 (3.05%) Asset Management
10 9 (3.05%) Line Management
11 8 (2.71%) Change Management
12 7 (2.37%) E-Commerce
12 7 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (2.37%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.03%) Problem Management
14 5 (1.69%) Kanban
14 5 (1.69%) Service Management
14 5 (1.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (30.85%) Java
2 85 (28.81%) JavaScript
3 67 (22.71%) Ruby
4 60 (20.34%) Python
5 44 (14.92%) Scala
6 19 (6.44%) PHP
7 14 (4.75%) C
7 14 (4.75%) SQL
8 8 (2.71%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.37%) Perl
10 5 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.68%) C#
12 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (4.75%) Degree
1 14 (4.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.41%) MCP
3 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.02%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) CNE
6 2 (0.68%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) MCSA
6 2 (0.68%) MOS
7 1 (0.34%) CEH
7 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.34%) MCTS
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) CISM
7 1 (0.34%) CCA
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.68%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.69%) XenApp
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.68%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.68%) NDS
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.41%) SCCM
2 9 (3.05%) Puppet
3 7 (2.37%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.69%) Casper Suite
5 4 (1.36%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.68%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Ansible
7 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 49 (16.61%) Apple
2 38 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.12%) VMware
4 12 (4.07%) Cisco
5 10 (3.39%) Lotus
5 10 (3.39%) Zend
6 9 (3.05%) Citrix
7 8 (2.71%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.37%) Sophos
8 7 (2.37%) Reuters
9 5 (1.69%) F5
9 5 (1.69%) CommVault
9 5 (1.69%) Adobe
9 5 (1.69%) Oracle
10 4 (1.36%) CQG
10 4 (1.36%) Altiris
10 4 (1.36%) Remedy
11 3 (1.02%) Splunk
11 3 (1.02%) Twitter
11 3 (1.02%) Google
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