The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS
Rank 391 380 404
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 21 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.042% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Average daily rate £400 £200 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £320 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £205 £220
% change year-on-year
+37.19% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.95 £23.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.05% +28.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £11.21
% change year-on-year
- +38.26%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 6 £313 - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Mac OS
England

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
4 9 (25.00%) Linux
4 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 9 (25.00%) MS Office
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 7 (19.44%) Android
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
7 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) Java
7 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) Adobe
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.89%) Advertising
8 5 (13.89%) Publishing
8 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
8 5 (13.89%) Degree
8 5 (13.89%) Lync
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.11%) Puppet
9 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
9 4 (11.11%) Ruby
9 4 (11.11%) Objective-C

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Lync
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) nginx
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) OrientDB
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Mocha
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Calabash
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (13.89%) Advertising
1 5 (13.89%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Tester
3 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) UI Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Messaging Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) HTML5
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.78%) XNA
4 1 (2.78%) WPF
4 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) Django
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
3 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (19.44%) Android
6 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.89%) Mac OS X
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.78%) Gentoo
10 1 (2.78%) Debian
10 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) Web Design
3 3 (8.33%) ITSM
3 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) User Stories
4 2 (5.56%) Security Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Time Management
4 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.56%) Data Security
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.78%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) Ruby
3 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
2 1 (2.78%) MCTS
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.67%) Adobe
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Remedy
4 2 (5.56%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.78%) SendGrid
5 1 (2.78%) New Relic
5 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
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