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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Certified System Administrator (ACSA)
Rank 642 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACSA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 - -
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
11620 10929 10286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.47% 19.19% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7255 6503 5814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 543 455
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £51.18 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACSA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
North Lanarkshire - 2 £160 -
Scotland - 2 £160 -
Bellshill - 2 £160 -

ACSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) ACSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) RHCE
3 1 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse