The median contractor rate for a Mac Engineer was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Mac Engineer
UK
Rank 582 623 569
Rank change year-on-year +41 -54  
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 27 18 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.034% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.036% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 39
Median daily rate £200 £125 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £117 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £236
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mac Engineer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Top 12 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 26 March 2017. 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 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 +49 27 £200 +60.00% 7
London +40 20 £200 +60.00% 6
South East +27 6 £225 - 1
City of London +6 3 £120 -4.00% 1
Oxford -4 3 £225 -
Oxfordshire -8 3 £225 -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £220 -
Northampton - 1 £220 -

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Mac Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
3 32 (46.38%) Apple
4 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
5 21 (30.43%) Mac OS
6 20 (28.99%) Mac OS X
6 20 (28.99%) ITIL
7 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
8 18 (26.09%) MS Office
9 16 (23.19%) VMware
10 13 (18.84%) Google
11 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
12 10 (14.49%) Citrix
12 10 (14.49%) VoIP
13 8 (11.59%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (11.59%) G Suite
13 8 (11.59%) Office 365
13 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
14 7 (10.14%) Linux
14 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
14 7 (10.14%) Migration
14 7 (10.14%) Android
15 6 (8.70%) SCCM
15 6 (8.70%) Retail
15 6 (8.70%) Avaya
15 6 (8.70%) DHCP
15 6 (8.70%) DNS
16 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
16 5 (7.25%) Symantec

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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Office
2 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) G Suite
1 8 (11.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) VoIP
2 6 (8.70%) DHCP
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) LDAP
3 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.35%) PBX
4 3 (4.35%) Skype
4 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) SAN
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) JSON
1 4 (5.80%) REST
1 4 (5.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Mac OS
3 20 (28.99%) Mac OS X
4 19 (27.54%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.14%) Android
6 7 (10.14%) Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.80%) CentOS
8 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X Server
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.90%) Unix
10 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Migration
3 4 (5.80%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (5.80%) Disk Encryption
3 4 (5.80%) Release Management
3 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
3 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.35%) Time Management
5 2 (2.90%) Change Management
5 2 (2.90%) Operations Management
5 2 (2.90%) Service Management
6 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.45%) CRM
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.80%) Perl
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) ACMT
2 2 (2.90%) MCSA
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCA
3 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.45%) MCDST
3 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) VirtualBox
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Jamf Pro
2 6 (8.70%) SCCM
3 5 (7.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Apple
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (23.19%) VMware
4 13 (18.84%) Google
5 10 (14.49%) Citrix
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
7 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.25%) Symantec
8 3 (4.35%) Adobe
8 3 (4.35%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) HP
10 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
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