Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mac Engineer was £167 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 819 805
Rank change year-on-year +83 -14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 91 55 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.059% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 36
England median daily rate £167 £188 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +0.67% +3.47%
10th Percentile £113 £122 £128
90th Percentile £289 £314 £293
UK median daily rate £167 £188 £186
% change year-on-year -11.20% +0.67% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
England median hourly rate £160.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1130.77% -16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £22.55 £11.20 £14.70
90th Percentile £165.00 £21.60 £23.30
UK median hourly rate £160.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1130.77% -16.13% +10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86582 93337 99026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.82% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57441 61446 64059
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2545 2986 3836
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.87 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £43.92
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.72% +0.17% +8.70%

Mac Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Mac Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mac Engineer in England

Mac Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac Engineer in England

Mac Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac Engineer in England

Mac Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac Engineer in England

Mac Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac Engineer in England

Mac Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 67 £163 -18.75% 1
North of England +72 9 £194 +21.09%
South East +20 8 £170 +38.78% 1
Yorkshire +34 6 - -
Midlands +38 4 £150 -
West Midlands +26 4 £150 -
North West +23 3 £194 +3.33%
South West +11 3 £175 +12.90%
North East - 1 £220 -
Mac Engineer
UK

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region featuring Mac Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (76.92%) Windows
2 50 (54.95%) Apple
3 44 (48.35%) Active Directory
4 32 (35.16%) Android
5 28 (30.77%) Mac OS
6 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (21.98%) Office 365
9 19 (20.88%) Cisco
10 18 (19.78%) Mac OS X
11 17 (18.68%) Blackberry
12 16 (17.58%) ITIL
12 16 (17.58%) Apple iOS
12 16 (17.58%) Windows 10
13 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
13 15 (16.48%) Google
14 14 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (15.38%) Service Management
15 13 (14.29%) ITSM
15 13 (14.29%) G Suite
16 12 (13.19%) SCCM
17 10 (10.99%) Jamf Pro
17 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
18 9 (9.89%) Meraki
18 9 (9.89%) VPN
19 8 (8.79%) SLA
19 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
19 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
20 7 (7.69%) Banking
20 7 (7.69%) Retail

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.10%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.10%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 20 (21.98%) Office 365
2 13 (14.29%) G Suite
3 3 (3.30%) iTunes
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (9.89%) VPN
3 7 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.30%) Firewall
5 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) DNS
6 2 (2.20%) Internet
6 2 (2.20%) Wireless
7 1 (1.10%) Intranet
7 1 (1.10%) Skype
7 1 (1.10%) SSH
7 1 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (1.10%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.10%) FileMaker
General
1 7 (7.69%) Banking
1 7 (7.69%) Retail
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Back Office
3 4 (4.40%) Finance
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.59%) BYOD
3 6 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.40%) iPhone
4 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.92%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Android
3 28 (30.77%) Mac OS
4 18 (19.78%) Mac OS X
5 16 (17.58%) Apple iOS
5 16 (17.58%) Windows 10
6 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.40%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Service Management
3 13 (14.29%) ITSM
4 6 (6.59%) Coaching
4 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.40%) Migration
6 3 (3.30%) Project Management
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.20%) Change Management
7 2 (2.20%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.20%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (1.10%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.10%) Data Security
8 1 (1.10%) Information Security
8 1 (1.10%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.10%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (1.10%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (1.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) AppleScript
2 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.10%) C
2 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ACSA
3 2 (2.20%) CCNA
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) MCSA
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 10 (10.99%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.10%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.10%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (54.95%) Apple
2 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.88%) Cisco
4 15 (16.48%) Google
5 9 (9.89%) Meraki
6 5 (5.49%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) Adobe
7 3 (3.30%) Dell
8 2 (2.20%) VMware
9 1 (1.10%) Altiris
9 1 (1.10%) Aruba
9 1 (1.10%) Avaya
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) Lotus