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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 409 373 409
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +36
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 30 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.93% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 9
Median daily rate £338 £175 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.85% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £150 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £350 £235
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +48.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.40 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £22.55 £17.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 - £15.50
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
4828 4928 4954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.98% 21.63% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3445 3299 3361
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 187 231
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Mac OS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 3 £300 +76.47% 1
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mac OS.

1 55 (72.37%) Linux
2 46 (60.53%) Unix
3 36 (47.37%) Python
4 35 (46.05%) Ruby
4 35 (46.05%) CSS
4 35 (46.05%) HTML
5 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 33 (43.42%) Java
6 33 (43.42%) Windows
7 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (40.79%) Scala
7 31 (40.79%) Front End Development
8 29 (38.16%) Go
9 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
10 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 18 (23.68%) RESTful
11 18 (23.68%) Web Services
12 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
13 14 (18.42%) MS Office
13 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
14 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
14 12 (15.79%) Android
15 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
16 10 (13.16%) DNS
16 10 (13.16%) VMware
17 9 (11.84%) ITIL
18 8 (10.53%) Apple
18 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (10.53%) Windows 8

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Office
2 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) DHCP
3 3 (3.95%) LAN
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
4 2 (2.63%) MRTG
4 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) VoIP
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
5 1 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.32%) IMAP
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.32%) SMTP
5 1 (1.32%) VLAN
5 1 (1.32%) WebEx
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.63%) Xcode
3 1 (1.32%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Gradle
3 1 (1.32%) Maven
3 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support
3 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Administrator
4 5 (6.58%) Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Ruby Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (3.95%) HTML Developer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Support
6 3 (3.95%) Server Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (46.05%) CSS
1 35 (46.05%) HTML
2 18 (23.68%) RESTful
2 18 (23.68%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) Ajax
3 4 (5.26%) XHTML
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Thrift
4 1 (1.32%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.32%) Java Concurrency
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) iPad
2 3 (3.95%) iPhone
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) PACS
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) EPoS
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.32%) Telematics
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Linux
2 46 (60.53%) Unix
3 33 (43.42%) Windows
4 19 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.42%) Windows Server
6 12 (15.79%) Android
6 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.89%) Solaris
9 5 (6.58%) AIX
9 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
9 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.95%) CentOS
10 3 (3.95%) Debian
10 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (40.79%) Front End Development
2 16 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
3 9 (11.84%) ITIL
4 7 (9.21%) Migration
5 5 (6.58%) Web Development
6 4 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.95%) Open Source
7 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.63%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Manual Testing
8 2 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.63%) SDLC
9 1 (1.32%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.32%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.32%) Scrum
9 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.32%) Time Management
9 1 (1.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) Python
2 35 (46.05%) Ruby
3 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 33 (43.42%) Java
5 31 (40.79%) Scala
6 29 (38.16%) Go
7 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.95%) Korn
10 2 (2.63%) C
10 2 (2.63%) C++
10 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 2 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) MCSE
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) MCSA
3 2 (2.63%) MCTS
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ACMT
4 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.63%) DICOM
2 2 (2.63%) HL7
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) KVM
4 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.32%) Ceph
4 1 (1.32%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) iptables
4 1 (1.32%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.32%) Squid
4 1 (1.32%) XenApp
4 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Nagios
2 5 (6.58%) WSUS
3 4 (5.26%) Cacti
3 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
4 3 (3.95%) OpenNebula
4 3 (3.95%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.32%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.32%) Opsview
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) VMware
3 8 (10.53%) Apple
4 7 (9.21%) Dell
5 5 (6.58%) IBM
5 5 (6.58%) NetApp
6 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco
7 3 (3.95%) Citrix
7 3 (3.95%) Google
7 3 (3.95%) Lotus
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe
8 2 (2.63%) Remedy
9 1 (1.32%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.32%) Sophos
9 1 (1.32%) VeriFone