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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 204 184 209
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£345 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
-18.57% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.00%
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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
855 898 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.79% 15.58% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 628 743
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 61
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.16 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -31.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.74 £33.49 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) XenMobile
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) CCAA
4 3 (50.00%) CCIA
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Debian
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCAA
2 3 (50.00%) CCIA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) MCDST
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VCAP
4 1 (16.67%) CCEE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCEA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) UAG
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) F5