The table below looks at the statistics for ACTC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ACTC over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Certified Technical Coordinator (ACTC)
Rank 591 - 552
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ACTC 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.049% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.13
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
10111 10309 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.96% 19.47% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5816 6000 4631
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 532 472
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.70 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

ACTC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ACTC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACTC
Daily Rate Trend

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

ACTC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ACTC
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ACTC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ACTC
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 ACTC within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
London - 4 £200 - 1
England - 4 £200 - 2
City of London - 1 £165 - 1

ACTC
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ACTC 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 ACTC.

1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Apple
1 9 (100.00%) Casper Suite
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) MCP
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe
3 4 (44.44%) Sophos
3 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
3 4 (44.44%) Security Patching
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite

ACTC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ACTC 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 ACTC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Mac Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Mac Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCP
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Casper Suite
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Apple
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe
2 4 (44.44%) Sophos