Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Mac Engineer was £155 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 818 826
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Mac Engineer 86 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.067% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.071% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 32
UK median daily rate £155 £188 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £113 £124 £128
90th Percentile £238 £373 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £158 £249
% change year-on-year +7.94% -36.68% +42.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 8
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% -17.46% +1.61%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.20 £14.78
90th Percentile £165.00 £21.60 £23.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +28.85% -16.13% +40.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Mac Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac Engineer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mac Engineer in the UK

Mac Engineer
Top 11 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 6 months to 20 November 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
England +47 86 £155 -17.33% 6
London +1 62 £138 -31.25% 6
UK excluding London +40 24 £170 +7.94%
South East +7 9 £170 +38.78%
North of England +63 8 £220 +17.33%
Yorkshire +20 6 - -
West Midlands +26 4 £150 -
Midlands +22 4 £150 -
South West +6 3 £175 +12.90%
North West +20 2 £220 +17.33%
North East - 1 £220 -

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) Apple
3 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
4 29 (33.72%) Android
5 26 (30.23%) Mac OS
6 19 (22.09%) Office 365
6 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (18.60%) Cisco
8 16 (18.60%) Blackberry
8 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
9 14 (16.28%) ITIL
9 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
9 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
10 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
10 13 (15.12%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (13.95%) Service Management
12 11 (12.79%) ITSM
12 11 (12.79%) Google
13 10 (11.63%) Jamf Pro
13 10 (11.63%) SLA
13 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
14 9 (10.47%) VPN
14 9 (10.47%) G Suite
14 9 (10.47%) SCCM
14 9 (10.47%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
15 8 (9.30%) Meraki
16 7 (8.14%) Smartphone
16 7 (8.14%) Retail

Mac Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (8.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.49%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.09%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) G Suite
3 3 (3.49%) iTunes
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (10.47%) VPN
3 5 (5.81%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.49%) Firewall
4 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.33%) Internet
5 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.16%) DHCP
6 1 (1.16%) DNS
6 1 (1.16%) Intranet
6 1 (1.16%) Skype
6 1 (1.16%) SSH
6 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
1 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Back Office
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.47%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.14%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) BYOD
5 4 (4.65%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Windows
2 29 (33.72%) Android
3 26 (30.23%) Mac OS
4 16 (18.60%) Mac OS X
5 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
5 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
6 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.49%) Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.28%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Service Management
3 11 (12.79%) ITSM
4 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.81%) Coaching
6 3 (3.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (2.33%) Change Management
7 2 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.33%) Migration
7 2 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.33%) Project Management
7 2 (2.33%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (1.16%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.16%) Change Control
8 1 (1.16%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.16%) Information Security
8 1 (1.16%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.16%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.16%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (1.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) ACSA
3 2 (2.33%) CCNA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) MCSA
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Jamf Pro
2 9 (10.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Apple
2 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco
4 11 (12.79%) Google
5 8 (9.30%) Meraki
6 4 (4.65%) HP
7 3 (3.49%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) Adobe
9 1 (1.16%) Aruba
9 1 (1.16%) Avaya
9 1 (1.16%) Citrix
9 1 (1.16%) Lotus