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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 299 288 320
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 113 119 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.51% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.24% 2.23% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 71 33
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£300 £400 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £213 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £357 £158
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +126.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 25
Average hourly rate £16.95 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £19.00 £22.60
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
5050 5340 4940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.60% 22.96% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3392 3587 3247
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 244 243
Average hourly rate £18.61 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.28% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 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 1 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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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 0 27 £313 -26.47% 11
Croydon - 1 £388 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £150 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - - 2
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 138 (49.11%) Windows
2 107 (38.08%) HTML
3 102 (36.30%) Linux
4 94 (33.45%) Apple
5 82 (29.18%) Active Directory
6 81 (28.83%) UNIX
6 81 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (28.83%) Windows 7
7 75 (26.69%) Apple iOS
7 75 (26.69%) Microsoft
8 70 (24.91%) Android
9 67 (23.84%) Java
10 66 (23.49%) Git (software)
11 64 (22.78%) Subversion
12 63 (22.42%) CSS
13 62 (22.06%) Web Design
13 62 (22.06%) Responsive Web Design
14 61 (21.71%) JavaScript
15 60 (21.35%) Relational Database
16 57 (20.28%) Web Development
17 54 (19.22%) HTTP
18 44 (15.66%) MS Office
18 44 (15.66%) TDD
19 38 (13.52%) Configuration Management
19 38 (13.52%) REST
20 37 (13.17%) BDD
20 37 (13.17%) Windows XP
21 34 (12.10%) HTML5
22 30 (10.68%) Scala
22 30 (10.68%) Blackberry

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.98%) Node.js
2 13 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.56%) Lync
5 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.42%) IIS
8 3 (1.07%) JBoss
8 3 (1.07%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 44 (15.66%) MS Office
2 25 (8.90%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.20%) Adobe Captivate
4 6 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.71%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.36%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.36%) Maya
6 1 (0.36%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.98%) Office 365
2 7 (2.49%) Google Apps
3 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.07%) Heroku
4 3 (1.07%) Engine Yard
4 3 (1.07%) GitHub
4 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (19.22%) HTTP
2 26 (9.25%) LAN
3 24 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.76%) Wireless
5 18 (6.41%) VPN
6 14 (4.98%) DNS
6 14 (4.98%) WAN
7 13 (4.63%) WLAN
8 12 (4.27%) DHCP
9 9 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (2.85%) VLAN
10 8 (2.85%) Firewall
10 8 (2.85%) Ethernet
10 8 (2.85%) VoIP
10 8 (2.85%) Internet
11 6 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.78%) SAN
13 4 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.07%) Cisco PIX
14 3 (1.07%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (21.35%) Relational Database
2 25 (8.90%) MongoDB
3 24 (8.54%) Neo4j
4 12 (4.27%) MySQL
5 9 (3.20%) FileMaker
6 5 (1.78%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 66 (23.49%) Git (software)
2 64 (22.78%) Subversion
3 15 (5.34%) Cucumber
4 14 (4.98%) Maven
5 12 (4.27%) Mockito
6 8 (2.85%) Xcode
7 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.49%) Grunt
7 7 (2.49%) gulp
8 6 (2.14%) Mocha
8 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.07%) Selenium
9 3 (1.07%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.71%) Ant
10 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.71%) Gradle
10 2 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 20 (7.12%) Finance
2 10 (3.56%) Publishing
2 10 (3.56%) Spanish Language
3 9 (3.20%) Legal
4 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.85%) Retail
5 3 (1.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.07%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (40.57%) Developer
2 42 (14.95%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.59%) Desktop Support
3 41 (14.59%) Support Engineer
4 39 (13.88%) Analyst
5 28 (9.96%) Support Analyst
5 28 (9.96%) Mac Engineer
6 26 (9.25%) Front-End Developer
7 25 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 25 (8.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (7.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 17 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.98%) IT Support
10 14 (4.98%) Scala Developer
11 12 (4.27%) Administrator
11 12 (4.27%) PC Support
12 11 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 10 (3.56%) Mobile Developer
13 10 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (38.08%) HTML
2 63 (22.42%) CSS
3 38 (13.52%) REST
4 34 (12.10%) HTML5
5 25 (8.90%) JAX-RS
6 20 (7.12%) Web Services
7 18 (6.41%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.27%) CSS3
9 11 (3.91%) HTML5 Canvas
10 7 (2.49%) Sass
10 7 (2.49%) Spring
11 6 (2.14%) Ajax
11 6 (2.14%) JSON
11 6 (2.14%) Struts
11 6 (2.14%) Mustache
12 5 (1.78%) AngularJS
12 5 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.42%) Backbone.js
13 4 (1.42%) XML
13 4 (1.42%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.68%) Blackberry
2 23 (8.19%) iPhone
2 23 (8.19%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.05%) Visualisation
4 16 (5.69%) iPad
5 13 (4.63%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.56%) BYOD
8 9 (3.20%) E-Learning
9 4 (1.42%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.42%) Handset
10 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.07%) Animation
10 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.07%) User Experience
11 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 138 (49.11%) Windows
2 102 (36.30%) Linux
3 81 (28.83%) UNIX
3 81 (28.83%) Windows 7
4 75 (26.69%) Apple iOS
5 70 (24.91%) Android
6 37 (13.17%) Windows XP
7 23 (8.19%) Mac OS X Server
8 22 (7.83%) Windows 8
9 17 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.91%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.42%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.42%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.71%) CentOS
14 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.06%) Web Design
2 62 (22.06%) Responsive Web Design
3 57 (20.28%) Web Development
4 44 (15.66%) TDD
5 38 (13.52%) Configuration Management
6 37 (13.17%) BDD
7 29 (10.32%) ITIL
8 19 (6.76%) Scrum
9 17 (6.05%) iOS Development
10 16 (5.69%) Automated Testing
11 11 (3.91%) Mobile Development
11 11 (3.91%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.56%) Open Source
12 10 (3.56%) Android Development
13 9 (3.20%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.20%) E-Commerce
14 8 (2.85%) Service Delivery
14 8 (2.85%) Asset Management
15 6 (2.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.84%) Java
2 61 (21.71%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.68%) Scala
4 19 (6.76%) Python
5 17 (6.05%) SQL
6 16 (5.69%) Ruby
7 8 (2.85%) C
8 7 (2.49%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.14%) Perl
10 5 (1.78%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.42%) PHP
12 2 (0.71%) VBA
12 2 (0.71%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) XQuery
13 1 (0.36%) C#
13 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.63%) Degree
2 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.14%) CCNP
3 6 (2.14%) MCSE
3 6 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.42%) MCP
6 3 (1.07%) MCSA
6 3 (1.07%) CCNA
6 3 (1.07%) CCA
6 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.07%) CCEA
6 3 (1.07%) MCITP
6 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) PMP
7 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (29.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.85%) XenApp
4 7 (2.49%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.14%) Samba
6 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.36%) XenServer
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (4.98%) SCCM
2 10 (3.56%) Casper Suite
3 6 (2.14%) WSUS
4 3 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.07%) Puppet
5 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.71%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 94 (33.45%) Apple
2 75 (26.69%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.83%) Citrix
3 22 (7.83%) VMware
4 21 (7.47%) Cisco
5 20 (7.12%) Adobe
6 13 (4.63%) Google
7 12 (4.27%) Remedy
8 6 (2.14%) Oracle
9 5 (1.78%) Dell
10 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.42%) McAfee
11 3 (1.07%) Polycom
11 3 (1.07%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.07%) F5
11 3 (1.07%) Twitter
11 3 (1.07%) Hyperion
11 3 (1.07%) Novell
11 3 (1.07%) Lotus
11 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
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