The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 526 514 429
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -85
Contract jobs citing CCA 46 49 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.54% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £26.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -17.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £22.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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 England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9564 9146 7581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.67% 19.34% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5529 5096 4065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 473 438
Average hourly rate £22.43 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCA across the England region.

CCA Daily Rate Trend in England

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the England region.

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CCA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CCA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 24 £400 +13.47% 10
North West - 9 £363 - 12
South East -29 8 £450 +23.28% 9
South West - 2 £350 - 5
East of England -1 1 £250 -37.50%
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 74 (66.07%) Citrix Certification
2 68 (60.71%) Citrix
3 57 (50.89%) Windows
4 51 (45.54%) XenApp
5 49 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 46 (41.07%) VMware
7 43 (38.39%) MCSE
8 41 (36.61%) Finance
9 38 (33.93%) Active Directory
10 35 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (25.00%) CCEA
14 25 (22.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (20.54%) SAP
16 23 (20.54%) XenDesktop
17 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
17 22 (19.64%) SAP FI
18 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (17.86%) MCITP
20 19 (16.96%) ITIL
21 18 (16.07%) HP
21 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
22 17 (15.18%) DNS
22 17 (15.18%) Cisco
22 17 (15.18%) vSphere
23 16 (14.29%) SAN
24 15 (13.39%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 22 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 21 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.46%) Lync
7 4 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.79%) IIS
9 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (19.64%) SAP FI
2 13 (11.61%) SAP ERP
2 13 (11.61%) SAP FI-CA
2 13 (11.61%) SAP PSCD
3 10 (8.93%) SAP CO
4 9 (8.04%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (3.57%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (0.89%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.89%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) DNS
2 16 (14.29%) SAN
3 14 (12.50%) DHCP
4 13 (11.61%) WAN
5 10 (8.93%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.04%) LAN
6 9 (8.04%) NetScaler
7 7 (6.25%) VPN
8 6 (5.36%) Firewall
8 6 (5.36%) VLAN
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.68%) Internet
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.79%) Extranet
10 2 (1.79%) X.509
10 2 (1.79%) Network Security
11 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.89%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) MS Access
2 1 (0.89%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.93%) General Ledger
3 9 (8.04%) Banking
4 8 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.68%) Front Office
5 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.89%) Military
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) Analyst
4 16 (14.29%) Consultant
5 12 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Citrix Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.57%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.89%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
1 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.68%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.68%) Clustering
3 2 (1.79%) PKI
3 2 (1.79%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Replication
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Life Science
4 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.89%) Windows
2 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.82%) UNIX
6 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.36%) Solaris
8 4 (3.57%) Linux
8 4 (3.57%) AIX
9 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.79%) HPUX
11 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.89%) Debian
11 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) ITIL
2 15 (13.39%) Migration
3 14 (12.50%) ERP
4 12 (10.71%) Requirements Management
5 9 (8.04%) CRM
5 9 (8.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.36%) Test Management
6 6 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.36%) Revenue Management
7 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (2.68%) Change Management
9 3 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (2.68%) Cash Management
9 3 (2.68%) Change Control
10 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (1.79%) C
4 1 (0.89%) Java
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.89%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) VB
4 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 74 (66.07%) Citrix Certification
2 49 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (38.39%) MCSE
4 28 (25.00%) CCEA
5 25 (22.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (17.86%) MCITP
7 18 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
9 14 (12.50%) CCNA
10 13 (11.61%) CCEE
11 12 (10.71%) CCAA
11 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 12 (10.71%) MCTS
11 12 (10.71%) MCSA
12 11 (9.82%) MCP
13 10 (8.93%) CCIA
14 9 (8.04%) Degree
14 9 (8.04%) CCNP
15 7 (6.25%) CCIE
16 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.89%) MiFID
4 1 (0.89%) FATCA
System Software
1 51 (45.54%) XenApp
2 38 (33.93%) Active Directory
3 35 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (20.54%) XenDesktop
5 17 (15.18%) vSphere
6 14 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 13 (11.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 12 (10.71%) XenServer
9 6 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (4.46%) Xen
11 4 (3.57%) MetaFrame
11 4 (3.57%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.79%) vCloud
12 2 (1.79%) UAG
13 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.79%) SCSM
4 2 (1.79%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.89%) Nagios
5 1 (0.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (60.71%) Citrix
2 49 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 46 (41.07%) VMware
4 23 (20.54%) SAP
5 18 (16.07%) HP
6 17 (15.18%) Cisco
7 10 (8.93%) AppSense
8 9 (8.04%) webMethods
9 8 (7.14%) EMC
10 6 (5.36%) Altiris
11 5 (4.46%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.68%) Veritas
13 3 (2.68%) IBM
13 3 (2.68%) Ariba
13 3 (2.68%) BMC
13 3 (2.68%) Sophos
14 2 (1.79%) Remedy
14 2 (1.79%) Avaloq
14 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
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