The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS 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 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 369 397 383
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 45 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 25
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£165 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £255 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.60 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £182.50 £16.40 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.33 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-14.65% +48.71%
Mac OS
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
5483 5781 5395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.63% 22.92% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3721 3827 3413
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 241 295
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £28.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS across the London region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in London

Mac OS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Mac OS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS across the London region.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mac OS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Mac OS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Mac OS
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
Docklands, London - 8 £135 -
City of London +23 7 £195 -37.34% 4
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mac OS 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.

1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) MS Office
3 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
4 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
5 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.35%) Blackberry
7 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
8 16 (22.54%) IBM Notes
8 16 (22.54%) Lotus
8 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS
9 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.90%) Linux
10 12 (16.90%) Firewall
10 12 (16.90%) Android
11 11 (15.49%) Mac OS X
11 11 (15.49%) Internet
12 10 (14.08%) LAN
12 10 (14.08%) WAN
12 10 (14.08%) MCP
12 10 (14.08%) C
12 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
13 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
13 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.68%) ITIL
13 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (11.27%) UNIX
14 8 (11.27%) VMware
14 8 (11.27%) Telecoms

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.54%) IBM Notes
2 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.63%) Lync
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (46.48%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) Internet
3 10 (14.08%) LAN
3 10 (14.08%) WAN
4 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (5.63%) DHCP
5 4 (5.63%) DNS
6 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.82%) HTTP
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) FileMaker
1 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Support Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Support
6 7 (9.86%) Desktop Support
6 7 (9.86%) Developer
6 7 (9.86%) IT Support
7 6 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
8 5 (7.04%) Mac Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 4 (5.63%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.41%) WinRT
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Qt
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) JSON
4 1 (1.41%) Django
4 1 (1.41%) XNA
4 1 (1.41%) WPF
4 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Blackberry
2 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 23 (32.39%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
4 16 (22.54%) Apple iOS
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.90%) Linux
6 12 (16.90%) Android
7 11 (15.49%) Mac OS X
8 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
8 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (11.27%) UNIX
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.41%) CentOS
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (12.68%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Web Design
2 5 (7.04%) DevOps
2 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
3 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (4.23%) Web Development
4 2 (2.82%) Time Management
4 2 (2.82%) Security Testing
4 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (2.82%) User Stories
4 2 (2.82%) Project Management
4 2 (2.82%) Service Management
4 2 (2.82%) Migration
4 2 (2.82%) ITSM
4 2 (2.82%) Identity Management
4 2 (2.82%) Data Security
4 2 (2.82%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) C
2 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.23%) Ruby
4 3 (4.23%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) Scala
5 2 (2.82%) C#
5 2 (2.82%) SQL
6 1 (1.41%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) MCP
2 7 (9.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) MCITP
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Xen
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Casper Suite
3 3 (4.23%) Nagios
3 3 (4.23%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.23%) Graylog2
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) Lotus
3 8 (11.27%) VMware
4 7 (9.86%) Apple
5 6 (8.45%) Cisco
5 6 (8.45%) Adobe
6 5 (7.04%) Google
7 4 (5.63%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.23%) Remedy
9 2 (2.82%) F5
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.41%) Mercator
10 1 (1.41%) HP
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) Meraki
10 1 (1.41%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.41%) Zend
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