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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 187 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing CCA 12 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 1.37% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £21.44
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +16.63%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
914 1098 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.75% 15.50% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 684
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCA
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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

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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 30 July 2014.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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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 30 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 17 (80.95%) Citrix
1 17 (80.95%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) XenApp
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Wyse
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (33.33%) Banking
7 7 (33.33%) SCCM
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) CCNA
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) MCP
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) CCNP
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Lync
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 5 (23.81%) MCSE
3 5 (23.81%) MCP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (14.29%) MCITP
5 3 (14.29%) CCEA
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (9.52%) MCTS
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) XenApp
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Wyse
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint