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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 43 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 8 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 0.67% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% 2.24% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
Average daily rate £550 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% +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
132 134 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.73% 29.84% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 68
Average daily rate £400 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £28.25 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 7 £550 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Mac OS X
East of England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) User Stories
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) API Design
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Web Design

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
1 6 (75.00%) SSL
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Middleware
1 7 (87.50%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Kanban
1 7 (87.50%) Scrum
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) User Stories
2 6 (75.00%) API Design
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) Coaching
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) WSO2
2 1 (12.50%) Apple