The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 43 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 10 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 2.14% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 8.54% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 0
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
Mac OS X
East of 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 Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
118 164 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.85% 25.04% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 82 25
Average daily rate £385 £425 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +97.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £185 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.20 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% +69.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £33.50
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 Essex

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Mac OS X
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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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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
Brentwood - - - -
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 48 (94.12%) HTML
2 48 (94.12%) Java
3 46 (90.20%) Hibernate
3 46 (90.20%) UNIX
4 45 (88.24%) Relational Database
5 38 (74.51%) Spring
6 37 (72.55%) Spring MVC
6 37 (72.55%) MVC
7 35 (68.63%) Web Development
8 34 (66.67%) CSS
8 34 (66.67%) XML
9 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
9 33 (64.71%) SQL
9 33 (64.71%) REST
10 32 (62.75%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (62.75%) MySQL
10 32 (62.75%) Oracle
10 32 (62.75%) JBoss
11 31 (60.78%) LDAP
11 31 (60.78%) JAAS
11 31 (60.78%) MariaDB
11 31 (60.78%) JPA
12 29 (56.86%) Configuration Management
13 28 (54.90%) HTTP
14 27 (52.94%) Web Design
14 27 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 26 (50.98%) MongoDB
16 25 (49.02%) JAX-RS
17 23 (45.10%) Neo4j

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (62.75%) JBoss
2 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) LDAP
2 28 (54.90%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
3 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (88.24%) Relational Database
2 32 (62.75%) MySQL
3 31 (60.78%) MariaDB
4 26 (50.98%) MongoDB
5 23 (45.10%) Neo4j
6 5 (9.80%) DTS
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Front Office
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
1 48 (94.12%) Java Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
2 5 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (3.92%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
3 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) IT Support
4 1 (1.96%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Web Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
4 1 (1.96%) Analyst
4 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (1.96%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (1.96%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (94.12%) HTML
2 46 (90.20%) Hibernate
3 38 (74.51%) Spring
4 37 (72.55%) Spring MVC
5 34 (66.67%) CSS
5 34 (66.67%) XML
6 33 (64.71%) REST
7 31 (60.78%) JPA
7 31 (60.78%) JAAS
8 25 (49.02%) JAX-RS
9 17 (33.33%) Struts
10 14 (27.45%) Web Services
10 14 (27.45%) JAX-RPC
10 14 (27.45%) Struts2
11 6 (11.76%) JAXB
12 4 (7.84%) Java EE
13 2 (3.92%) XSLT
14 1 (1.96%) J2EE
14 1 (1.96%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (62.75%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (27.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Linux
2 46 (90.20%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (72.55%) MVC
2 35 (68.63%) Web Development
3 29 (56.86%) Configuration Management
4 27 (52.94%) Web Design
4 27 (52.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (39.22%) TDD
6 16 (31.37%) Mentoring
7 15 (29.41%) Microservices
8 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.88%) UML
12 2 (3.92%) OO
12 2 (3.92%) CMMI
13 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) Java
2 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
2 33 (64.71%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Kerio
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Symantec