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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 656 660 637
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing ACSP 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.044% 0.027% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £213 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.77 -

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
11458 10991 10636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 19.26% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6594 6003
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 £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 476
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

ACSP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ACSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

ACSP Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +19 5 £213 - 1
London - 4 £213 -
South East +15 1 £200 -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Berkshire - 1 £200 -

ACSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ACSP 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 ACSP.

1 6 (100.00%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) AppleScript
3 3 (50.00%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

ACSP
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 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) AppleScript
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) ACMT
2 1 (16.67%) ACSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCDST
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) RHCE
2 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Apple
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse