The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 100 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 17 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.95% 2.89% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
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 East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
577 622 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.53% 23.91% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 292 232
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 93 116
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Essex +4 10 £425 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 3 - - 9
Bedfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 56 (80.00%) Linux
2 48 (68.57%) HTML
2 48 (68.57%) Java
3 46 (65.71%) Hibernate
3 46 (65.71%) UNIX
4 45 (64.29%) Relational Database
5 38 (54.29%) Spring
6 37 (52.86%) Spring MVC
6 37 (52.86%) MVC
7 35 (50.00%) SQL
7 35 (50.00%) Web Development
8 34 (48.57%) CSS
8 34 (48.57%) XML
9 33 (47.14%) PL/SQL
9 33 (47.14%) REST
10 32 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (45.71%) MySQL
10 32 (45.71%) Oracle
10 32 (45.71%) JBoss
11 31 (44.29%) LDAP
11 31 (44.29%) JAAS
11 31 (44.29%) MariaDB
11 31 (44.29%) JPA
12 29 (41.43%) Configuration Management
12 29 (41.43%) HTTP
13 27 (38.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (38.57%) Web Design
14 26 (37.14%) MongoDB
15 25 (35.71%) JAX-RS
16 23 (32.86%) Neo4j

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 32 (45.71%) JBoss
2 15 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) LDAP
2 29 (41.43%) HTTP
3 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 2 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (2.86%) LAN
4 2 (2.86%) WAN
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 32 (45.71%) MySQL
3 31 (44.29%) MariaDB
4 26 (37.14%) MongoDB
5 23 (32.86%) Neo4j
6 5 (7.14%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Front Office
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
1 48 (68.57%) Java Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Desktop Support
6 3 (4.29%) IT Support
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) HTML
2 46 (65.71%) Hibernate
3 38 (54.29%) Spring
4 37 (52.86%) Spring MVC
5 34 (48.57%) CSS
5 34 (48.57%) XML
6 33 (47.14%) REST
7 31 (44.29%) JPA
7 31 (44.29%) JAAS
8 25 (35.71%) JAX-RS
9 17 (24.29%) Struts
10 14 (20.00%) Web Services
10 14 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
10 14 (20.00%) Struts2
11 6 (8.57%) JAXB
12 4 (5.71%) Java EE
13 2 (2.86%) XSLT
14 1 (1.43%) J2EE
14 1 (1.43%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) VLE
3 2 (2.86%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (80.00%) Linux
2 46 (65.71%) UNIX
3 22 (31.43%) Windows
4 13 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.00%) CentOS
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.86%) Android
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) MVC
2 35 (50.00%) Web Development
3 29 (41.43%) Configuration Management
4 27 (38.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 27 (38.57%) Web Design
5 20 (28.57%) TDD
6 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
7 15 (21.43%) Microservices
8 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.57%) ITIL
10 5 (7.14%) Scrum
11 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.29%) UML
13 2 (2.86%) OO
13 2 (2.86%) CMMI
13 2 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
14 1 (1.43%) CRM
14 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (47.14%) PL/SQL
4 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) XenServer
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Apple
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Adobe
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.86%) Kerio
6 2 (2.86%) Wyse
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec