The table below looks at the statistics for the Mac Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mac Engineer
Rank 575 574 537
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 30 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.014% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 0
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£180 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 - £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Mac Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mac Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mac Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK.

Mac Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mac Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Mac Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK.

Mac Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mac Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Mac Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mac Engineer
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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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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
England +22 29 £178 +1.42% 2
London +25 24 £170 -2.85%
City of London +5 5 £165 -5.71%
South East -2 5 £400 - 1
Berkshire +3 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £180 -
Oxford - 1 £180 -
Docklands, London - 1 £165 -

Mac Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mac Engineer in their job title 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 with Mac Engineer in their job title.

1 41 (66.13%) Windows
1 41 (66.13%) Apple
2 32 (51.61%) Mac OS X
3 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
4 23 (37.10%) Windows 7
5 17 (27.42%) Casper Suite
6 15 (24.19%) MS Office
7 13 (20.97%) ITIL
7 13 (20.97%) Mac OS
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.52%) MySQL
10 9 (14.52%) ACTC
11 7 (11.29%) Adobe
11 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.29%) Degree
11 7 (11.29%) Application Packaging
12 6 (9.68%) SCCM
12 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (9.68%) Migration
13 5 (8.06%) FileMaker
13 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
13 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
13 5 (8.06%) DNS
13 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (8.06%) MCSE
13 5 (8.06%) SQL
13 5 (8.06%) MCP
13 5 (8.06%) UNIX
13 5 (8.06%) DHCP

Mac Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Mac Engineer in their job title 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 with Mac Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.61%) InDesign
4 1 (1.61%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 5 (8.06%) DHCP
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) FileMaker
3 4 (6.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) iPad
2 1 (1.61%) Animation
2 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.61%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 32 (51.61%) Mac OS X
3 23 (37.10%) Windows 7
4 13 (20.97%) Mac OS
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX
5 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X Server
5 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Migration
3 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
4 4 (6.45%) Security Patching
5 3 (4.84%) Time Management
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.61%) TDD
6 1 (1.61%) Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
6 1 (1.61%) ITSM
6 1 (1.61%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.61%) iOS Development
6 1 (1.61%) Coaching
6 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ACTC
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCSE
3 5 (8.06%) MCP
3 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (40.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) Casper Suite
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) Apple
2 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Adobe
4 4 (6.45%) Sophos
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 2 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Lotus
7 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) Eloqua