The first table below looks at the demand for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 184 208 210
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing CCA 10 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£625 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -9.09%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
925 1052 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.22% 14.93% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 728 649
Average daily rate £420 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 62 39
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £51.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCA across the City of London region.

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the City of London region.

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCA 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 CCA.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) XenApp
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Wyse
6 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) SCCM
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (30.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) CCNA
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) MCP
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCA 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 CCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SAS
4 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DMZ
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BI
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) ITSM
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (25.00%) MCP
3 5 (25.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (15.00%) MCITP
6 2 (10.00%) CCEA
6 2 (10.00%) MCTS
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) XenApp
2 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Wyse
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) NetApp
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Becrypt
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