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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 114 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 14 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.92% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.15% 3.27% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
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£170 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
651 642 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.45% 28.15% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 259
Average daily rate £300 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 113 107
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £38.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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
Cambridgeshire -8 9 £179 -5.92% 12
Essex -3 3 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Mac OS X
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (84.29%) Linux
2 51 (72.86%) Java
3 48 (68.57%) Relational Database
3 48 (68.57%) HTML
3 48 (68.57%) UNIX
4 46 (65.71%) Hibernate
5 43 (61.43%) Spring
6 39 (55.71%) Spring MVC
6 39 (55.71%) MVC
7 38 (54.29%) SQL
7 38 (54.29%) Web Development
8 37 (52.86%) PL/SQL
8 37 (52.86%) JBoss
9 36 (51.43%) LDAP
9 36 (51.43%) MySQL
9 36 (51.43%) Oracle
9 36 (51.43%) JAAS
10 32 (45.71%) CSS
10 32 (45.71%) MariaDB
11 31 (44.29%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (44.29%) REST
12 30 (42.86%) JPA
13 29 (41.43%) XML
14 27 (38.57%) HTTP
14 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
14 27 (38.57%) MongoDB
15 25 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
15 25 (35.71%) Web Design
16 24 (34.29%) JAX-RS
16 24 (34.29%) Neo4j

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (52.86%) JBoss
2 16 (22.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) LDAP
2 27 (38.57%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
3 2 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) Relational Database
2 36 (51.43%) MySQL
3 32 (45.71%) MariaDB
4 27 (38.57%) MongoDB
5 24 (34.29%) Neo4j
6 5 (7.14%) DTS
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
1 51 (72.86%) Java Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Desktop Support
3 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Desktop Support
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.86%) IT Support
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (68.57%) HTML
2 46 (65.71%) Hibernate
3 43 (61.43%) Spring
4 39 (55.71%) Spring MVC
5 36 (51.43%) JAAS
6 32 (45.71%) CSS
7 31 (44.29%) REST
8 30 (42.86%) JPA
9 29 (41.43%) XML
10 24 (34.29%) JAX-RS
11 17 (24.29%) Struts
12 14 (20.00%) Struts2
13 13 (18.57%) Web Services
13 13 (18.57%) JAX-RPC
14 4 (5.71%) Java EE
15 2 (2.86%) XSLT
16 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.29%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.43%) Wiki
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (84.29%) Linux
2 48 (68.57%) UNIX
3 19 (27.14%) Windows
4 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.00%) CentOS
5 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) MVC
2 38 (54.29%) Web Development
3 27 (38.57%) Configuration Management
4 25 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 25 (35.71%) Web Design
5 18 (25.71%) TDD
6 14 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (20.00%) Microservices
7 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) ITIL
9 5 (7.14%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.29%) UML
11 2 (2.86%) OO
11 2 (2.86%) CMMI
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (72.86%) Java
2 38 (54.29%) SQL
3 37 (52.86%) PL/SQL
4 14 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 6 (8.57%) Apple
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Adobe
5 2 (2.86%) Wyse
5 2 (2.86%) Kerio
5 2 (2.86%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Symantec