The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 583 562 564
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing ACSP 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.011% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10438 9016 9842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.63% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5875 4833 5081
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 500 610
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 29 July 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 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WLAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Motorola
3 5 (45.45%) OSPF
3 5 (45.45%) BGP
3 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
3 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless Security
3 5 (45.45%) HP ASE
3 5 (45.45%) AirMagnet
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (45.45%) Meraki
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (45.45%) Aruba
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
4 4 (36.36%) Apple
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) CCIP

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WLAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) OSPF
1 5 (45.45%) BGP
1 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless
1 5 (45.45%) Wireless Security
1 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco ISE
2 4 (36.36%) NetScaler
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Identity Management
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNP
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) HP ASE
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) RHCE
3 4 (36.36%) CCIP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) CCDP
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Certification
4 3 (27.27%) MCSA
4 3 (27.27%) ACSA
4 3 (27.27%) MCDST
4 3 (27.27%) MCTS
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (9.09%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 5 (45.45%) Motorola
2 5 (45.45%) AirMagnet
2 5 (45.45%) Aruba
2 5 (45.45%) F5
2 5 (45.45%) Meraki
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Apple
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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