The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 152 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Contract jobs citing CCA 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.078% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.50% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 11
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
CCA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
470 797 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 15.50% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 597 686
Average daily rate £450 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £22.00 £38.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (50.00%) CCEE
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCEE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) UAG
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) SAP