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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 189 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing CCA 10 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 1.65% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £314 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 £335
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +62.65%
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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
904 1094 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.32% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 764 704
Average daily rate £440 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £238
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 38 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £14.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.67 £48.00 £38.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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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 29 August 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 (76.19%) Citrix Certification
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) XenApp
6 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 8 (38.10%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (33.33%) Wyse
7 7 (33.33%) Banking
7 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) SCCM
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) MCSE
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) CCNA
10 4 (19.05%) MCP
11 3 (14.29%) SAP
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) DNS
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.76%) SAS
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) MCTS
5 2 (9.52%) CCEA
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) XenApp
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Wyse
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Becrypt