The table below looks at the statistics for ACSP in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACSP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 413 429 419
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing ACSP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.027% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £138 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £205 -
% change year-on-year
+119.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3797 3757 3804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.49% 14.95% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2503 2391 2279
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

ACSP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ACSP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ACSP Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACSP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACSP across the London region.

ACSP Daily Rate Trend in London

ACSP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACSP across the London region.

ACSP Hourly Rate Trend in London

ACSP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACSP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Motorola
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 5 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 5 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 5 (100.00%) Aruba
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (100.00%) Meraki
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ACSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ACSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WLAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) HP ASE
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) Motorola
1 5 (100.00%) AirMagnet
1 5 (100.00%) Aruba
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Meraki
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix