Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ACSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
UK > England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 576 805 861
Rank change year-on-year +229 +56 -35
Contract jobs citing ACSP 7 2 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.072% 0.013% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £150 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -66.67% -
UK median daily rate - £150 £288
% change year-on-year - -47.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

ACSP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,741 15,797 17,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.43% 19.03% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,786 9,589 10,524
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 698 776
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.53 £13.00 £12.55
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.98 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

ACSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ACSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ACSP in England

ACSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ACSP in England.

Daily rate trend for ACSP in England

ACSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ACSP in England.

Hourly rate trend for ACSP in England

ACSP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACSP within the England region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +185 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
ACSP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ACSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ACSP.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
1 6 (85.71%) Mac OS
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
1 6 (85.71%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) A+ Certification
2 4 (57.14%) AirWatch
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) G Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) ACSA
4 1 (14.29%) LAN

ACSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Mac Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
3 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support
4 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) PC Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) PC Support
4 2 (28.57%) PC Support Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Mac OS
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) A+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) MCITP
1 4 (57.14%) MCTS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ACSA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (57.14%) AirWatch
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter
4 1 (14.29%) Aruba
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco