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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 262 317 327
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +10
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 171 103 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.03% 1.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 64 49
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£375 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £169 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £238 £313
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.63 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.76 £24.35 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
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
5644 5781 5342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.91% 22.82% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3889 3832 3472
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 231 263
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 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +20 36 £350 -12.50% 8
Docklands, London +19 7 £135 -46.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 194 (67.13%) Linux
2 144 (49.83%) HTML
3 142 (49.13%) UNIX
4 130 (44.98%) Git (software)
5 125 (43.25%) Windows
6 117 (40.48%) CSS
7 113 (39.10%) Web Development
8 111 (38.41%) Subversion
8 111 (38.41%) Web Design
8 111 (38.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 106 (36.68%) Relational Database
10 99 (34.26%) HTTP
11 97 (33.56%) JavaScript
12 94 (32.53%) Configuration Management
13 79 (27.34%) Ruby
14 76 (26.30%) Python
15 69 (23.88%) Java
16 64 (22.15%) Windows 7
17 61 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (19.03%) Visualisation
19 51 (17.65%) Apple
20 43 (14.88%) Scala
21 40 (13.84%) Microsoft
22 39 (13.49%) MS Office
23 38 (13.15%) Active Directory
24 34 (11.76%) REST
24 34 (11.76%) PHP
25 33 (11.42%) Blackberry
25 33 (11.42%) MongoDB
26 32 (11.07%) Finance

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (8.65%) Node.js
2 24 (8.30%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.46%) IBM Notes
5 8 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.38%) WordPress
8 3 (1.04%) Apache
8 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (13.49%) MS Office
2 12 (4.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) MODO
4 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) InDesign
4 1 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 99 (34.26%) HTTP
2 21 (7.27%) Firewall
3 19 (6.57%) Internet
3 19 (6.57%) LAN
4 18 (6.23%) Wireless
5 17 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.88%) VPN
6 10 (3.46%) WLAN
7 9 (3.11%) DNS
8 8 (2.77%) DHCP
9 5 (1.73%) LDAP
10 4 (1.38%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.04%) WAN
12 2 (0.69%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (36.68%) Relational Database
2 33 (11.42%) MongoDB
3 21 (7.27%) Neo4j
4 18 (6.23%) MySQL
5 7 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.38%) Redis
7 3 (1.04%) Big Data
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.04%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 130 (44.98%) Git (software)
2 111 (38.41%) Subversion
3 8 (2.77%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.42%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.08%) RSpec
6 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) Grunt
8 1 (0.35%) Hudson
8 1 (0.35%) Mocha
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 32 (11.07%) Finance
2 9 (3.11%) Advertising
3 6 (2.08%) Spanish Language
4 5 (1.73%) Banking
5 4 (1.38%) Front Office
6 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 157 (54.33%) Developer
2 42 (14.53%) Senior Developer
3 38 (13.15%) Front-End Developer
4 32 (11.07%) Support Engineer
5 31 (10.73%) Java Developer
6 26 (9.00%) Analyst
7 22 (7.61%) Support Analyst
8 20 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.92%) Desktop Support
9 18 (6.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 15 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (5.19%) IT Support
12 10 (3.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 8 (2.77%) Ruby Developer
14 8 (2.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
15 7 (2.42%) Scala Developer
15 7 (2.42%) IT Support Analyst
15 7 (2.42%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (49.83%) HTML
2 117 (40.48%) CSS
3 34 (11.76%) REST
4 27 (9.34%) Django
5 25 (8.65%) JAX-RS
6 24 (8.30%) Hibernate
7 14 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (4.84%) Sass
7 14 (4.84%) Mustache
8 10 (3.46%) XML
9 7 (2.42%) jQuery
9 7 (2.42%) HTML5
10 6 (2.08%) Backbone.js
10 6 (2.08%) Ember.js
10 6 (2.08%) XHTML
10 6 (2.08%) Ajax
10 6 (2.08%) JSON
11 3 (1.04%) CherryPy
11 3 (1.04%) .NET
11 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.03%) Visualisation
2 33 (11.42%) Blackberry
3 13 (4.50%) Open Source
4 9 (3.11%) iPad
4 9 (3.11%) Hedge funds
4 9 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.42%) iPhone
7 5 (1.73%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.04%) Blog
10 2 (0.69%) PKI
10 2 (0.69%) Animation
11 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) CMDB
11 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.35%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 194 (67.13%) Linux
2 142 (49.13%) UNIX
3 125 (43.25%) Windows
4 64 (22.15%) Windows 7
5 30 (10.38%) Windows XP
6 25 (8.65%) Apple iOS
6 25 (8.65%) Windows 8
7 20 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (5.54%) Android
8 16 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (4.50%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.08%) AIX
10 6 (2.08%) Solaris
11 5 (1.73%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (1.04%) VMS
12 3 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.69%) SUSE
13 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (39.10%) Web Development
2 111 (38.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 111 (38.41%) Web Design
3 94 (32.53%) Configuration Management
4 61 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.23%) TDD
5 18 (6.23%) ITIL
6 15 (5.19%) Scrum
7 10 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (3.11%) Time Management
9 8 (2.77%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.77%) BDD
9 8 (2.77%) Asset Management
9 8 (2.77%) Line Management
9 8 (2.77%) Mentoring
10 7 (2.42%) Kanban
11 6 (2.08%) Automated Testing
11 6 (2.08%) Pair Programming
11 6 (2.08%) Change Management
11 6 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 97 (33.56%) JavaScript
2 79 (27.34%) Ruby
3 76 (26.30%) Python
4 69 (23.88%) Java
5 43 (14.88%) Scala
6 34 (11.76%) PHP
7 14 (4.84%) C
8 12 (4.15%) SQL
9 6 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
10 5 (1.73%) Perl
11 4 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.69%) C#
13 2 (0.69%) C++
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.88%) Degree
2 14 (4.84%) MCP
3 11 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.73%) CCNA
5 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.38%) MCITP
6 4 (1.38%) MCSE
6 4 (1.38%) MCSA
6 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.04%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.04%) MOS
8 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CNE
8 2 (0.69%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.69%) ISEB
9 1 (0.35%) CCA
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.69%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (13.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.08%) XenApp
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) Novell eDirectory
5 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.69%) NDS
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.15%) SCCM
2 8 (2.77%) Puppet
3 7 (2.42%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.08%) Casper Suite
4 6 (2.08%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.69%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (17.65%) Apple
2 40 (13.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.88%) VMware
4 14 (4.84%) Cisco
5 10 (3.46%) Lotus
5 10 (3.46%) Citrix
5 10 (3.46%) Zend
6 9 (3.11%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.77%) Reuters
8 6 (2.08%) Remedy
8 6 (2.08%) Sophos
8 6 (2.08%) F5
9 5 (1.73%) Avaya
9 5 (1.73%) CommVault
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle
10 4 (1.38%) Adobe
10 4 (1.38%) CQG
11 3 (1.04%) Symantec
11 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.04%) Splunk
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