The median contractor rate for a Mac Engineer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 157 184
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.030% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.032% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Median daily rate £120 £125 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2871 3173 4972
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.22% 95.40% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2525 3747
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £45.40 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Mac Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Mac Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Mac Engineer in the City of London

Mac Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mac Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac Engineer in the City of London

Mac Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac Engineer in the City of London

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Mac Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) G Suite
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
6 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) MCDST
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
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