The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ACDT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Certified Desktop Technician (ACDT)
UK
Rank 598 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ACDT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £145 - -
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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9304 11046 10508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.80% 20.91% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5913 6885 5992
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 403 472
Median hourly rate £29.92 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.21% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

ACDT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

ACDT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ACDT in the UK

ACDT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACDT in the UK

ACDT
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ACDT within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
London - 1 £145 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
England - 1 £145 -

ACDT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for ACDT.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MCSA
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Apple
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
1 8 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 8 (100.00%) ACTC
1 8 (100.00%) ACHDS
1 8 (100.00%) MCDST
1 8 (100.00%) Time Management
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) MCSM
1 8 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
2 7 (87.50%) LAN

ACDT
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 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IMAC Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 8 (100.00%) Time Management
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ACHDS
1 8 (100.00%) ACTC
1 8 (100.00%) MCDST
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) MCSA
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MCSM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Apple
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle