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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 291 259 324
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +65
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 120 150 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.72% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.87% 3.14% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 91 56
Average daily rate £405 £425 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +93.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £155 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 8
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.18 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +1.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.83 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £56.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -
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
4185 4771 4743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.06% 22.75% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2859 3294 3110
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 148 218
Average hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 12 £369 +56.91% 4
Croydon - 2 £410 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 134 (63.21%) Linux
2 112 (52.83%) Windows
3 108 (50.94%) Unix
4 85 (40.09%) HTML
5 76 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (33.49%) Git (software)
7 68 (32.08%) Relational Database
8 65 (30.66%) Java
9 60 (28.30%) Subversion
10 52 (24.53%) HTTP
11 51 (24.06%) Web Development
12 46 (21.70%) Web Design
12 46 (21.70%) Responsive Web Design
13 45 (21.23%) REST
14 43 (20.28%) MongoDB
14 43 (20.28%) Active Directory
15 42 (19.81%) CSS
15 42 (19.81%) TDD
16 41 (19.34%) Python
17 39 (18.40%) Microsoft
17 39 (18.40%) Windows 7
18 36 (16.98%) BDD
18 36 (16.98%) JavaScript
18 36 (16.98%) Apple
19 33 (15.57%) MS Office
20 32 (15.09%) Configuration Management
21 31 (14.62%) Scala
22 30 (14.15%) JAX-RS
23 29 (13.68%) Neo4j
24 28 (13.21%) ITIL

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.30%) Node.js
3 6 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.89%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.94%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) Zimbra
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) MS Office
2 18 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) assyst
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.89%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Heroku
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.53%) HTTP
2 23 (10.85%) TCP/IP
3 18 (8.49%) LDAP
4 11 (5.19%) DHCP
4 11 (5.19%) DNS
4 11 (5.19%) LAN
4 11 (5.19%) Wireless
5 10 (4.72%) Firewall
6 9 (4.25%) Internet
7 8 (3.77%) Network Security
7 8 (3.77%) VPN
7 8 (3.77%) WAN
8 6 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.83%) SAN
9 5 (2.36%) NAS
10 4 (1.89%) SSL
11 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.08%) Relational Database
2 43 (20.28%) MongoDB
3 29 (13.68%) Neo4j
4 8 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (3.30%) Big Data
5 7 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.83%) MySQL
6 6 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.89%) FileMaker
8 4 (1.89%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.94%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.94%) QlikView
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (33.49%) Git (software)
2 60 (28.30%) Subversion
3 25 (11.79%) Maven
4 23 (10.85%) Mockito
5 21 (9.91%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.30%) CMake
7 5 (2.36%) JIRA
8 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.89%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.42%) Hudson
10 2 (0.94%) Ant
10 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.94%) Gradle
10 2 (0.94%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.94%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.94%) Xcode
11 1 (0.47%) gulp
11 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.47%) Protractor
General
1 13 (6.13%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Retail
3 5 (2.36%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.89%) Front Office
4 4 (1.89%) Law
4 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.42%) Publishing
6 2 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 96 (45.28%) Developer
2 50 (23.58%) Java Developer
3 32 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 31 (14.62%) Support Engineer
5 28 (13.21%) Digital Developer
6 25 (11.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (10.38%) Scala Developer
8 20 (9.43%) Analyst
9 14 (6.60%) Mac Engineer
10 13 (6.13%) Desktop Support
10 13 (6.13%) Technical Support
10 13 (6.13%) Windows Engineer
11 12 (5.66%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (5.66%) Technical Support Engineer
12 11 (5.19%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (5.19%) Windows Support Engineer
13 10 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (4.72%) HTML Developer
14 9 (4.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.09%) HTML
2 45 (21.23%) REST
3 42 (19.81%) CSS
4 30 (14.15%) JAX-RS
5 14 (6.60%) Hibernate
6 13 (6.13%) HTML5
7 12 (5.66%) JSON
8 11 (5.19%) XML
9 8 (3.77%) jQuery
9 8 (3.77%) Qt
10 7 (3.30%) Regular Expression
10 7 (3.30%) Web Services
11 6 (2.83%) Akka
11 6 (2.83%) Play Framework
12 5 (2.36%) J2EE
12 5 (2.36%) SOAP
13 4 (1.89%) JSF
13 4 (1.89%) RESTful
13 4 (1.89%) Spring
13 4 (1.89%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.08%) Visualisation
3 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.25%) iPad
5 6 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.36%) iPhone
7 4 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.89%) BYOD
7 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.89%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.42%) Blog
8 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 134 (63.21%) Linux
2 112 (52.83%) Windows
3 108 (50.94%) Unix
4 39 (18.40%) Windows 7
5 27 (12.74%) Apple iOS
6 25 (11.79%) Windows 8
7 24 (11.32%) Windows Server
8 19 (8.96%) Android
9 14 (6.60%) AIX
9 14 (6.60%) HPUX
9 14 (6.60%) Solaris
9 14 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (5.66%) Mac OS X Server
11 7 (3.30%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.83%) Windows 10
13 5 (2.36%) CentOS
13 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.89%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.06%) Web Development
3 46 (21.70%) Responsive Web Design
3 46 (21.70%) Web Design
4 42 (19.81%) TDD
5 36 (16.98%) BDD
6 32 (15.09%) Configuration Management
7 28 (13.21%) ITIL
8 18 (8.49%) OO
9 15 (7.08%) Knowledge Management
9 15 (7.08%) Open Source
10 14 (6.60%) Time Management
11 13 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.66%) Software Engineering
13 11 (5.19%) Front End Development
13 11 (5.19%) Incident Management
13 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
14 10 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (4.25%) Migration
16 8 (3.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.66%) Java
2 41 (19.34%) Python
3 36 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 31 (14.62%) Scala
5 23 (10.85%) Ruby
6 20 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 19 (8.96%) Perl
8 17 (8.02%) SQL
9 16 (7.55%) C++
10 9 (4.25%) PHP
10 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.77%) VBA
12 7 (3.30%) C#
13 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.47%) C
14 1 (0.47%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.47%) Go
14 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (9.91%) Degree
2 20 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.72%) MCSE
5 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.36%) CCNA
8 4 (1.89%) CCNP
8 4 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.42%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.42%) MCSA
10 2 (0.94%) CCSE
10 2 (0.94%) MCDST
10 2 (0.94%) MCP
10 2 (0.94%) MCTS
10 2 (0.94%) RHCE
10 2 (0.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (2.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) WAI
2 2 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.77%) Samba
4 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.89%) NFS
4 4 (1.89%) vCloud
4 4 (1.89%) vSphere
5 3 (1.42%) XenApp
6 2 (0.94%) Docker
6 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) Casper Suite
1 10 (4.72%) SCCM
2 9 (4.25%) WSUS
3 6 (2.83%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.89%) EMC VPLEX
4 4 (1.89%) Puppet
5 2 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.94%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.47%) Ansible
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (18.40%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.98%) Apple
3 27 (12.74%) VMware
4 19 (8.96%) Cisco
5 14 (6.60%) Splunk
6 11 (5.19%) Adobe
7 10 (4.72%) Citrix
7 10 (4.72%) HP
8 8 (3.77%) Remedy
9 6 (2.83%) Dell
9 6 (2.83%) Intel Security
9 6 (2.83%) Oracle
10 5 (2.36%) Google
10 5 (2.36%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.89%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.89%) EMC
11 4 (1.89%) Isilon
11 4 (1.89%) Reuters
11 4 (1.89%) Veeam
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