The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Mac Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac Engineer
Rank 628 647 617
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 24 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.045% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.047% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 14
Median daily rate £160 £175 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £135 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £212
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £135 £163
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £22.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £22.50 £150.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Mac Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Mac Engineer in the job title.

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
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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -3 24 £160 -8.57% 6
London +8 14 £160 -9.85% 5
Somerset - 5 £155 -
South West - 5 £155 -
Bath - 5 £155 -
North West +15 3 £188 -2.59%
South East +15 2 £115 -14.81% 1
Cheshire +4 2 £215 -14.00%
Liverpool +9 1 £160 +18.51%
Merseyside +6 1 £160 +18.51%
Berkshire - 1 £115 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £115 -
Lewisham - 1 £238 -
Slough - 1 £115 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Mac Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Mac Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Apple
3 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
4 24 (47.06%) Mac OS X
5 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
6 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 16 (31.37%) ITIL
8 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 15 (29.41%) Google Apps
8 15 (29.41%) Google
8 15 (29.41%) Android
9 12 (23.53%) Casper Suite
10 10 (19.61%) SCCM
10 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
11 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 8 (15.69%) Python
12 8 (15.69%) Citrix
12 8 (15.69%) Symantec
12 8 (15.69%) Mac OS
12 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
13 7 (13.73%) Office 365
14 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
14 6 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (11.76%) VMware
14 6 (11.76%) MS Office
15 5 (9.80%) XML
15 5 (9.80%) Perl
15 5 (9.80%) MySQL
15 5 (9.80%) LDAP

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Google Apps
2 7 (13.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) LDAP
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.92%) Back Office
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) JSON
1 5 (9.80%) REST
1 5 (9.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) iPhone
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) FMCG
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Mac OS X
3 17 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 15 (29.41%) Android
4 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 10 (19.61%) Windows 8
6 9 (17.65%) Linux
7 8 (15.69%) Mac OS
8 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.80%) CentOS
9 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
10 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
12 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.96%) Unix
13 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (9.80%) Release Management
2 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
2 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.84%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (5.88%) Line Management
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.92%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (3.92%) Use Case
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Bash Shell
1 8 (15.69%) Python
2 5 (9.80%) Perl
3 2 (3.92%) C
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) AppleScript
4 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ACMT
1 3 (5.88%) MCSE
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CCA
2 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) MCTS
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) VirtualBox
3 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.92%) Xen
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Casper Suite
2 10 (19.61%) SCCM
3 6 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (9.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.92%) WSUS
6 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Apple
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (29.41%) Google
4 8 (15.69%) Citrix
4 8 (15.69%) Symantec
5 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.84%) Adobe
8 3 (5.88%) Dell
8 3 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.96%) Cisco
10 1 (1.96%) Quark
10 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL