The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Mac OS X skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Mac OS X
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 118 118
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 13 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.43% 0.94% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Median daily rate £458 £160 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +185.93% -62.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.94% +53.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
% change year-on-year - +8.87%  

Mac OS X is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 531 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.15% 21.59% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 279 296
Median daily rate £350 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 89 115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Mac OS X
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Mac OS X as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Mac OS X in the East of England

Mac OS X
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac OS X in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac OS X in the East of England

Mac OS X
Contractor 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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac OS X 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +3 8 £458 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 3
Mac OS X
England

Mac OS X
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Mac OS X.

1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Web Development
8 5 (21.74%) JPA
8 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (21.74%) EclipseLink
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) MariaDB
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL

Mac OS X
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) MariaDB
2 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Mockito
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Service Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) EclipseLink
4 5 (21.74%) JPA
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) JAAS
5 4 (17.39%) JAXB
5 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) X-Windows
6 2 (8.70%) Dropwizard
6 2 (8.70%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (8.70%) JAX-RS
6 2 (8.70%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) Struts
6 2 (8.70%) Struts2
6 2 (8.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 5 (21.74%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (17.39%) Web Design
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) SOA
8 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (4.35%) DevOps
9 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) DameWare
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) LANDesk
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
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