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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 193 198 185
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing CCA 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.02% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Average daily rate
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£538 £495 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% +34.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £234 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £25.00
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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
787 985 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.50% 16.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 667 580
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 31
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.04 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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

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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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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 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 7 (63.64%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CCEA
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) Front Office
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
6 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
6 1 (9.09%) vCloud

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) IIS
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) CMDB
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCEA
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCEE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
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