The table below looks at the statistics for ACSA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACSA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank - 641 628
Contract jobs citing ACSA 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.026% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £413 £425
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10173 11414 11714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 20.67% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6892 6680
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 560 556
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

ACSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ACSA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ACSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACSA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ACSA within the UK.

ACSA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ACSA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ACSA within the UK.

ACSA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ACSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ACSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) CCENT
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos

ACSA
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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCENT
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCTS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Apple
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper