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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mac Engineer
Rank 592 579 542
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 21 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.027% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 2
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£205 £173 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £136 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £216 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £213 -
% change year-on-year
+88.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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
Top 7 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 3 July 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 -23 21 £205 +18.84% 3
London -6 16 £203 +19.11% 2
City of London -7 6 £300 +76.47%
South East -10 5 £400 - 1
Surrey -4 3 - - 1
Staines - 3 - -
Berkshire +15 2 £400 -

Mac Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 39 (62.90%) Mac OS X
2 36 (58.06%) Apple
3 35 (56.45%) Windows
4 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 21 (33.87%) Windows 7
6 18 (29.03%) Casper Suite
7 17 (27.42%) MS Office
8 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) Mac OS
10 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 10 (16.13%) Adobe
11 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
12 9 (14.52%) ACTC
13 8 (12.90%) Application Packaging
13 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
13 8 (12.90%) MySQL
13 8 (12.90%) ITIL
14 7 (11.29%) MCP
14 7 (11.29%) MCSE
14 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (11.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (9.68%) SCCM
16 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (8.06%) Android
16 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
16 5 (8.06%) DNS
16 5 (8.06%) DHCP
16 5 (8.06%) Migration
16 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
17 4 (6.45%) Xcode

Mac Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (27.42%) MS Office
2 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.61%) Maya
4 1 (1.61%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) DHCP
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) HTTP
4 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.61%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) FileMaker
2 4 (6.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.23%) Publishing
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Advertising
2 1 (1.61%) Back Office
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Handset
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) BYOD
3 1 (1.61%) Animation
3 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Mac OS X
2 35 (56.45%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.58%) Mac OS
5 8 (12.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X Server
6 5 (8.06%) Android
7 4 (6.45%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.23%) Linux
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) ITIL
2 5 (8.06%) Migration
2 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
3 4 (6.45%) Security Patching
4 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.84%) Time Management
4 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (1.61%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (1.61%) TDD
6 1 (1.61%) Service Management
6 1 (1.61%) ITSM
6 1 (1.61%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.61%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ACTC
2 7 (11.29%) MCP
2 7 (11.29%) MCSE
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Casper Suite
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Apple
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.13%) Adobe
4 4 (6.45%) Sophos
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.61%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow