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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 48 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.52% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £205
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +97.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
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 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.48% 24.70% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 35
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 30
Average hourly rate £40.60 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.68% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £31.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +11 7 £438 +16.66%
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) JAXB
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Spring MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (54.55%) MariaDB
4 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (45.45%) JPA
5 5 (45.45%) JAAS
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
5 5 (45.45%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) WebLogic

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (54.55%) MariaDB
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) JAXB
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Spring MVC
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) JPA
4 5 (45.45%) JAAS
5 4 (36.36%) JAX-RPC
5 4 (36.36%) Struts
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Struts2
6 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 1 (9.09%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Web Development
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Kerio
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec