The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ACTC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Technical Coordinator (ACTC)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 641
Contract jobs citing ACTC 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ACTC 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 9371 11951 11203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.24% 21.38% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 7505 6353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 407 548
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

ACTC
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ACTC in the UK

ACTC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ACTC in the UK

ACTC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ACTC in the UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ACTC 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 ACTC.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
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%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ACHDS
1 3 (100.00%) ACDT
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%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) MCSM

ACTC
Co-occurring 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:

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%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support 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
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Time Management
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ACDT
1 3 (100.00%) ACHDS
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
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