The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ACDT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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 Desktop Technician (ACDT)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 423 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing ACDT 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £150 £145 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ACDT is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3440 3642 3650
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.64% 16.84% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2528 2340
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 44 97
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

ACDT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ACDT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ACDT in London

ACDT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ACDT in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ACDT in London

ACDT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACDT in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACDT in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACDT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ACDT.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ACTC
1 3 (100.00%) ACHDS
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) MCSM
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle

ACDT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ACHDS
1 3 (100.00%) ACTC
1 3 (100.00%) MCDST
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle