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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac Engineer
Rank 617 604 592
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 29 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.062% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.065% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 12
Median daily rate £235 £195 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £156 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £390 £211
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £400 £206
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +93.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.50 -

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 28 June 2016.

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 21 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 28 June 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 -8 28 £235 +20.51% 3
London -11 19 £243 +27.63% 2
Warwick - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
South East -13 2 £145 -63.75%
South West - 2 £238 -
Somerset - 2 £238 -
City of London +31 1 £300 +42.85%
Cambridge +20 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +16 1 - -
East of England +11 1 - -
Oxfordshire +10 1 - -
Oxford +1 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 £145 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Street - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £238 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £150 - 1
North East - 1 - -

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) Apple
4 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) Apple iOS
5 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
6 14 (30.43%) Google Apps
6 14 (30.43%) Google
7 13 (28.26%) Android
7 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
7 13 (28.26%) ITIL
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
9 10 (21.74%) Mac OS
9 10 (21.74%) SCCM
10 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.57%) Linux
10 9 (19.57%) Citrix
10 9 (19.57%) VMware
11 8 (17.39%) Migration
11 8 (17.39%) Python
11 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
11 8 (17.39%) Casper Suite
11 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
12 7 (15.22%) Symantec
13 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
13 6 (13.04%) MS Office
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (10.87%) Application Virtualisation

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 (6.52%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Google Apps
2 5 (10.87%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LDAP
2 4 (8.70%) DHCP
2 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 4 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.35%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) JSON
1 5 (10.87%) REST
1 5 (10.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) iPhone
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.35%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Apple iOS
3 15 (32.61%) Mac OS X
4 13 (28.26%) Android
4 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
6 10 (21.74%) Mac OS
7 9 (19.57%) Linux
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (10.87%) CentOS
10 5 (10.87%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
11 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
12 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
13 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (10.87%) Release Management
3 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (4.35%) Use Case
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
1 8 (17.39%) Python
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) C
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ACMT
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCA
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) VirtualBox
3 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.35%) Xen
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 8 (17.39%) Casper Suite
3 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Apple
2 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
3 14 (30.43%) Google
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 7 (15.22%) Symantec
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) CommVault