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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 269 334 314
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -20
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 155 100 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.77% 1.72% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 39
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£375 £310 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £256 £320
% change year-on-year
+51.21% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £24.40 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
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
5596 5800 5422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.85% 23.08% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3742 3822 3342
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 254 330
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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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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 +26 28 £363 -9.60% 7
Docklands, London - 8 £135 -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 198 (69.47%) Linux
2 154 (54.04%) HTML
3 148 (51.93%) UNIX
4 136 (47.72%) Git (software)
5 125 (43.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 125 (43.86%) Web Design
6 124 (43.51%) Subversion
7 120 (42.11%) Relational Database
8 110 (38.60%) CSS
9 109 (38.25%) Windows
9 109 (38.25%) HTTP
10 108 (37.89%) Web Development
11 101 (35.44%) Configuration Management
12 98 (34.39%) JavaScript
13 91 (31.93%) Java
14 73 (25.61%) Ruby
15 65 (22.81%) Python
16 56 (19.65%) Windows 7
17 54 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
18 51 (17.89%) REST
19 50 (17.54%) Visualisation
20 48 (16.84%) MongoDB
21 44 (15.44%) Apple
22 40 (14.04%) JAX-RS
23 39 (13.68%) Hibernate
24 38 (13.33%) Scala
25 37 (12.98%) Neo4j
25 37 (12.98%) MS Office
26 34 (11.93%) Active Directory
27 32 (11.23%) Node.js

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (11.23%) Node.js
2 19 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.51%) IBM Notes
4 9 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.40%) WordPress
7 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) Apache
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (12.98%) MS Office
2 9 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.35%) InDesign
3 1 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) SPSS
3 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 109 (38.25%) HTTP
2 21 (7.37%) Wireless
3 18 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.96%) Firewall
5 16 (5.61%) Internet
5 16 (5.61%) VPN
5 16 (5.61%) LAN
6 10 (3.51%) WLAN
7 8 (2.81%) DNS
8 7 (2.46%) DHCP
9 4 (1.40%) LDAP
9 4 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.05%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.70%) WAN
11 2 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 48 (16.84%) MongoDB
3 37 (12.98%) Neo4j
4 15 (5.26%) MySQL
5 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.40%) Redis
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 136 (47.72%) Git (software)
2 124 (43.51%) Subversion
3 15 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 9 (3.16%) Mocha
4 9 (3.16%) Grunt
5 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.11%) RSpec
6 2 (0.70%) Xcode
6 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.35%) Hudson
7 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 29 (10.18%) Finance
2 11 (3.86%) Advertising
3 5 (1.75%) Front Office
4 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
4 4 (1.40%) Publishing
5 3 (1.05%) Marketing
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (58.60%) Developer
2 48 (16.84%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.39%) Front-End Developer
4 40 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 27 (9.47%) Analyst
6 25 (8.77%) Support Engineer
7 23 (8.07%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.91%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Desktop Support
12 12 (4.21%) IT Support
13 9 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 9 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (2.81%) Desktop Engineer
14 8 (2.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 8 (2.81%) Ruby Developer
15 7 (2.46%) PHP Developer
16 6 (2.11%) 3rd Line Support
16 6 (2.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (54.04%) HTML
2 110 (38.60%) CSS
3 51 (17.89%) REST
4 40 (14.04%) JAX-RS
5 39 (13.68%) Hibernate
6 22 (7.72%) Sass
6 22 (7.72%) Mustache
7 18 (6.32%) Django
8 17 (5.96%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (2.81%) XML
9 8 (2.81%) jQuery
10 7 (2.46%) Backbone.js
10 7 (2.46%) HTML5
10 7 (2.46%) Ajax
11 6 (2.11%) XHTML
11 6 (2.11%) Ember.js
12 5 (1.75%) JSON
13 3 (1.05%) CSS3
13 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.05%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.54%) Visualisation
2 26 (9.12%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.21%) Open Source
4 10 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.81%) iPad
7 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.11%) iPhone
7 6 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.70%) EPoS
10 2 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.70%) EFT
10 2 (0.70%) Animation
10 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 198 (69.47%) Linux
2 148 (51.93%) UNIX
3 109 (38.25%) Windows
4 56 (19.65%) Windows 7
5 28 (9.82%) Windows XP
6 19 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 19 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 18 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.51%) Android
9 10 (3.51%) Mac OS
10 9 (3.16%) AIX
10 9 (3.16%) Solaris
11 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (1.05%) VMS
13 2 (0.70%) NetWare
13 2 (0.70%) SUSE
13 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (43.86%) Responsive Web Design
1 125 (43.86%) Web Design
2 108 (37.89%) Web Development
3 101 (35.44%) Configuration Management
4 54 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (9.47%) TDD
6 19 (6.67%) ITIL
7 11 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (3.86%) Scrum
8 9 (3.16%) BDD
9 7 (2.46%) Time Management
9 7 (2.46%) Kanban
10 6 (2.11%) Pair Programming
10 6 (2.11%) Automated Testing
10 6 (2.11%) MVC
10 6 (2.11%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (1.75%) ITSM
11 5 (1.75%) Asset Management
12 4 (1.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 98 (34.39%) JavaScript
2 91 (31.93%) Java
3 73 (25.61%) Ruby
4 65 (22.81%) Python
5 38 (13.33%) Scala
6 30 (10.53%) PHP
7 11 (3.86%) C
8 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.46%) SQL
10 6 (2.11%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.11%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (1.75%) Perl
12 3 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.05%) C++
13 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) C#
14 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.91%) Degree
3 12 (4.21%) MCP
4 11 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.46%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.11%) CCNA
6 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.75%) MCSA
8 4 (1.40%) MCSE
8 4 (1.40%) MCITP
8 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.05%) MOS
10 2 (0.70%) CNE
10 2 (0.70%) Novell Certification
10 2 (0.70%) MCTS
11 1 (0.35%) CISM
11 1 (0.35%) CEH
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.35%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.35%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.81%) XenApp
2 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.70%) NDS
4 2 (0.70%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (5.26%) SCCM
2 7 (2.46%) Puppet
3 6 (2.11%) Capistrano
3 6 (2.11%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.05%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (15.44%) Apple
2 31 (10.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.21%) VMware
4 11 (3.86%) Cisco
5 10 (3.51%) Citrix
5 10 (3.51%) Lotus
6 8 (2.81%) Remedy
6 8 (2.81%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.46%) Zend
7 7 (2.46%) Reuters
8 6 (2.11%) Sophos
8 6 (2.11%) F5
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle
9 5 (1.75%) Avaya
10 4 (1.40%) HP
10 4 (1.40%) Symantec
10 4 (1.40%) Adobe
11 3 (1.05%) Splunk
11 3 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (1.05%) Novell
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