The table below looks at the statistics for ACSP in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACSP over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 601 582 603
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing ACSP 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.044% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £203 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.39% -
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 - - -

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
11103 9108 10182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.28% 17.26% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6182 5090 5263
Average daily rate £379 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 432 615
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

ACSP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ACSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACSP
Daily Rate Trend

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

ACSP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ACSP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ACSP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ACSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) HP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 7 (53.85%) Juniper
3 7 (53.85%) Motorola
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
3 7 (53.85%) Identity Management
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) WLAN
3 7 (53.85%) Wireless Security
3 7 (53.85%) HP ASE
3 7 (53.85%) AirMagnet
3 7 (53.85%) Analytics
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (53.85%) Meraki
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (53.85%) Aruba
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
4 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 5 (38.46%) Apple
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) WLAN
2 7 (53.85%) Wireless Security
2 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ISE
3 6 (46.15%) NetScaler
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Network Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Identity Management
1 7 (53.85%) Analytics
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) HP ASE
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) MCSA
3 5 (38.46%) CCIP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) CCDP
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) RHCE
3 5 (38.46%) IBM Certification
3 5 (38.46%) ACSA
3 5 (38.46%) MCDST
3 5 (38.46%) MCTS
3 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) Motorola
2 7 (53.85%) AirMagnet
2 7 (53.85%) Meraki
2 7 (53.85%) Aruba
2 7 (53.85%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Apple
4 5 (38.46%) EMC
4 5 (38.46%) IBM
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Avaya
6 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
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