The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 128 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 18 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 0.81% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£448 £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £366 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £255
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.96% +127.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
798 615 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.30% 25.73% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 234 360
Average daily rate £295 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 117 141
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.47 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Mac OS X
England

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 25 July 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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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
Essex - 11 £454 - 1
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 20 (58.82%) Linux
3 19 (55.88%) MySQL
3 19 (55.88%) PL/SQL
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 19 (55.88%) Web Development
4 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (52.94%) Relational Database
4 18 (52.94%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) Oracle
5 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
5 16 (47.06%) TDD
5 16 (47.06%) Spring
5 16 (47.06%) JPA
6 14 (41.18%) JBoss
6 14 (41.18%) Windows
7 13 (38.24%) LDAP
7 13 (38.24%) JAAS
8 12 (35.29%) JAX-RPC
8 12 (35.29%) Web Services
9 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
9 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 10 (29.41%) XML
10 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
10 10 (29.41%) MVC
10 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
11 8 (23.53%) ITIL
11 8 (23.53%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 11 (32.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) LDAP
2 5 (14.71%) HTTP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) MySQL
2 18 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (23.53%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) XDoclet
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) Service Analyst
5 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Support Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) HTML
1 18 (52.94%) CSS
2 16 (47.06%) Hibernate
2 16 (47.06%) Spring
2 16 (47.06%) JPA
3 13 (38.24%) JAAS
4 12 (35.29%) Web Services
4 12 (35.29%) JAX-RPC
5 10 (29.41%) XML
5 10 (29.41%) Spring MVC
6 8 (23.53%) Struts
6 8 (23.53%) Struts2
7 5 (14.71%) REST
8 4 (11.76%) EJB
9 3 (8.82%) J2EE
10 1 (2.94%) FFmpeg
10 1 (2.94%) XMPP
10 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.82%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) HP StorageWorks
4 1 (2.94%) MPEG
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) UNIX
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Web Development
2 16 (47.06%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) MVC
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
4 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.65%) Scrum
6 5 (14.71%) Web Design
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Data Virtualisation
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) PL/SQL
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) AWK
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Samba
2 1 (2.94%) qmail
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) JBoss
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Apple
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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