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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 187 216 207
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing CCA 11 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 1.19% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £505 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £331 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £26.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +69.16%
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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
912 1096 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.68% 15.18% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 756 711
Average daily rate £430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 35
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.16 £48.00 £40.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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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

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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
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 1 October 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) XenApp
5 8 (38.10%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) SCCM
6 7 (33.33%) Wyse
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
8 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) SAP
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
10 3 (14.29%) FMCG
10 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
10 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
10 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
10 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (9.52%) XenServer

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
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 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CCEA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) XenApp
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
7 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
7 1 (4.76%) vCloud
7 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Wyse
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Becrypt
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