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 25 July 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 574 562 524
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing CCA 49 57 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.58% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 33
Median daily rate £300 £381 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £268 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -30.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.75
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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
10673 9913 9247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.40% 19.21% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5990 5297
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 486 403
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing CCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 16 £313 -30.55% 5
East of England +28 13 £288 +15.00%
South East +4 12 £355 +5.97% 4
South West - 4 £381 -
West Midlands -29 2 £420 -2.60%
North West -2 1 £550 +69.23%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCA.

1 54 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 42 (46.67%) Citrix
4 35 (38.89%) Finance
5 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (33.33%) Windows
6 29 (32.22%) XenApp
7 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (28.89%) Cisco
9 25 (27.78%) MCSE
10 23 (25.56%) CCNA
10 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
11 20 (22.22%) MS Office
12 19 (21.11%) ITIL
12 19 (21.11%) XenDesktop
13 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (18.89%) NetScaler
14 17 (18.89%) VMware
15 16 (17.78%) WAN
16 15 (16.67%) LAN
16 15 (16.67%) SAP
16 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
18 13 (14.44%) SAP FI
18 13 (14.44%) SAP FI/CO
18 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
18 13 (14.44%) SAP CO
19 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
19 12 (13.33%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) SAP CO
1 13 (14.44%) SAP FI
1 13 (14.44%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (8.89%) SAP ERP
2 8 (8.89%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (6.67%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (4.44%) Exstream
5 1 (1.11%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.33%) PaaS
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.78%) WAN
3 15 (16.67%) LAN
4 10 (11.11%) DHCP
4 10 (11.11%) DNS
5 8 (8.89%) Firewall
6 7 (7.78%) Internet
6 7 (7.78%) WLAN
7 5 (5.56%) Wireless
8 4 (4.44%) VPN
9 3 (3.33%) IPsec
9 3 (3.33%) MPLS
9 3 (3.33%) Network Security
9 3 (3.33%) Skype
9 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.33%) VLAN
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.22%) Junos
10 2 (2.22%) OSPF
10 2 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.33%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 35 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) General Ledger
4 6 (6.67%) Legal
5 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.22%) Automotive
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Consultant
4 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 5 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (5.56%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.44%) Administrator
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) NHS
4 5 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.44%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.33%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.33%) Clustering
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.33%) Derivative
6 3 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.33%) Equities
6 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.22%) CESG
7 2 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.89%) Linux
5 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.78%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.67%) Android
7 6 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.22%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 10 (11.11%) Project Management
3 9 (10.00%) ERP
4 8 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (8.89%) Revenue Management
4 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (7.78%) Strategic Planning
6 6 (6.67%) Data Management
6 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.67%) Test Management
7 5 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (4.44%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.00%) Python
4 8 (8.89%) SQL
5 6 (6.67%) AppleScript
6 4 (4.44%) VBA
7 3 (3.33%) VB
8 2 (2.22%) ABAP
8 2 (2.22%) Java
8 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (27.78%) MCSE
5 23 (25.56%) CCNA
6 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 11 (12.22%) MCP
9 10 (11.11%) CCNP
10 9 (10.00%) MCSA
11 6 (6.67%) CCIE
12 5 (5.56%) JNCIP
13 4 (4.44%) ACMT
13 4 (4.44%) Degree
13 4 (4.44%) MCTS
13 4 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (3.33%) ACSP
14 3 (3.33%) CCAA
15 2 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
15 2 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (32.22%) XenApp
2 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
3 19 (21.11%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (5.56%) XenServer
5 4 (4.44%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.44%) Xen
6 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.33%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.22%) Firmware
7 2 (2.22%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) SCCM
2 6 (6.67%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) Casper Suite
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.33%) AppDNA
4 3 (3.33%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.22%) Ansible
5 2 (2.22%) vMotion
6 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 42 (46.67%) Citrix
3 26 (28.89%) Cisco
4 17 (18.89%) VMware
5 15 (16.67%) SAP
6 11 (12.22%) HP
7 9 (10.00%) Apple
8 8 (8.89%) webMethods
9 5 (5.56%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) F5
10 4 (4.44%) Symantec
11 3 (3.33%) Adobe
11 3 (3.33%) EMC
11 3 (3.33%) Google
11 3 (3.33%) Huawei
11 3 (3.33%) NetApp
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle
11 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.33%) Wyse
12 2 (2.22%) AppSense
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