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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
Rank 592 578 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing ACSP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.68 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.46% -

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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACSP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -33 1 £425 - 4
London - - - - 3
City of London - - - - 1

ACSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) CCNP
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) MCTS
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
5 6 (42.86%) Identity Management
5 6 (42.86%) Wireless
5 6 (42.86%) Wireless Security
5 6 (42.86%) HP ASE
5 6 (42.86%) AirMagnet
5 6 (42.86%) Aruba
5 6 (42.86%) F5
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Motorola
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) BGP
5 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 6 (42.86%) WLAN
5 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (42.86%) Meraki
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (35.71%) Mentoring

ACSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless Security
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 6 (42.86%) WLAN
3 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (35.71%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) DMZ
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Network Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CCNP
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) MCTS
2 7 (50.00%) MCITP
3 6 (42.86%) HP ASE
4 5 (35.71%) RHCSA
4 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 5 (35.71%) MCSA
4 5 (35.71%) CCIP
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) CCDP
4 5 (35.71%) RHCE
4 5 (35.71%) IBM Certification
4 5 (35.71%) ACSA
4 5 (35.71%) MCDST
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MCP
5 2 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) AirMagnet
3 6 (42.86%) Aruba
3 6 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) Juniper
3 6 (42.86%) Motorola
3 6 (42.86%) Meraki
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Apple
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Avaya
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
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