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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 535 462 458
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -4
Contract jobs citing CCA 53 96 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 1.17% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 61
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +65.90%
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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
9940 8224 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.05% 17.30% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 4655 4944
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 389 564
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.50 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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 -28 29 £413 -2.36% 7
South East 0 17 £290 -30.95% 11
Yorkshire +2 2 £375 +57.89% 4
North West -13 2 £195 -32.17% 7
West Midlands -17 1 - - 3
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 3
South West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 83 (66.94%) Citrix Certification
2 77 (62.10%) Citrix
3 55 (44.35%) Windows
4 52 (41.94%) XenApp
5 51 (41.13%) VMware
6 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
7 43 (34.68%) Finance
8 42 (33.87%) Active Directory
9 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (25.81%) Cisco
12 31 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
15 26 (20.97%) MCSE
15 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (20.16%) CCNA
17 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (18.55%) ITIL
19 22 (17.74%) SAP
20 21 (16.94%) XenDesktop
20 21 (16.94%) SAP CO
21 19 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
22 18 (14.52%) SAP FI
22 18 (14.52%) SAP FI/CO
23 16 (12.90%) XenServer
23 16 (12.90%) SCCM
23 16 (12.90%) HP
24 15 (12.10%) CCNP
24 15 (12.10%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 27 (21.77%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.03%) SAS
7 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.06%) MS Office
3 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (16.94%) SAP CO
2 18 (14.52%) SAP FI
2 18 (14.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (4.84%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (3.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.10%) DNS
2 12 (9.68%) DHCP
2 12 (9.68%) Firewall
3 11 (8.87%) NetScaler
4 10 (8.06%) iSCSI
5 6 (4.84%) MPLS
5 6 (4.84%) SAN
6 5 (4.03%) WAN
6 5 (4.03%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.23%) Junos
7 4 (3.23%) VoIP
7 4 (3.23%) Internet
8 3 (2.42%) DSL
8 3 (2.42%) LAN
8 3 (2.42%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.42%) VLAN
8 3 (2.42%) Network Security
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (1.61%) FWSM
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 43 (34.68%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.23%) Retail
5 3 (2.42%) Czech Language
5 3 (2.42%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.42%) Publishing
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.94%) Consultant
2 19 (15.32%) Analyst
3 16 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Architect
6 12 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (9.68%) SAP Consultant
7 11 (8.87%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 8 (6.45%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Designer
11 5 (4.03%) Citrix Support
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.03%) SAP FI Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) SAP CO Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Citrix Specialist
12 4 (3.23%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.61%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.45%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.03%) CLARiiON
4 5 (4.03%) EqualLogic
4 5 (4.03%) Celerra
5 4 (3.23%) FMCG
5 4 (3.23%) Replication
6 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (44.35%) Windows
2 36 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (12.10%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.06%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.26%) Linux
7 5 (4.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) ITIL
2 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
3 7 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.03%) Migration
5 5 (4.03%) Low Latency
6 4 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
6 4 (3.23%) Investment Management
6 4 (3.23%) Time Management
6 4 (3.23%) Waterfall
6 4 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.23%) Network Design
6 4 (3.23%) Supply Chain Management
6 4 (3.23%) ITSM
6 4 (3.23%) Project Management
6 4 (3.23%) Service Management
7 3 (2.42%) CRM
7 3 (2.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.06%) Perl
2 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.84%) SQL
4 5 (4.03%) C
4 5 (4.03%) Bourne shell
4 5 (4.03%) VB
4 5 (4.03%) Korn
5 4 (3.23%) VBScript
6 3 (2.42%) ABAP
7 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (66.94%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (20.97%) MCSE
6 25 (20.16%) CCNA
7 15 (12.10%) CCNP
7 15 (12.10%) MCP
8 13 (10.48%) MCITP
9 12 (9.68%) CCEA
10 8 (6.45%) HNC
10 8 (6.45%) CCEE
11 7 (5.65%) MCTS
11 7 (5.65%) MCSA
12 5 (4.03%) VCP4
12 5 (4.03%) VCP5
13 4 (3.23%) CCIA
13 4 (3.23%) CCDE
13 4 (3.23%) CCIE
13 4 (3.23%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (41.94%) XenApp
2 42 (33.87%) Active Directory
3 24 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (16.94%) XenDesktop
5 16 (12.90%) XenServer
6 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
6 12 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.45%) VMware Server
8 7 (5.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (4.84%) vSphere
9 6 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (4.03%) NFS
11 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.42%) Xen
11 3 (2.42%) NLBS
12 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) SCCM
2 10 (8.06%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.03%) Nagios
4 4 (3.23%) SCOM
5 2 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (62.10%) Citrix
2 51 (41.13%) VMware
3 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
4 32 (25.81%) Cisco
5 22 (17.74%) SAP
6 16 (12.90%) HP
7 14 (11.29%) EMC
8 10 (8.06%) Wyse
9 8 (6.45%) AppSense
10 6 (4.84%) Veeam
10 6 (4.84%) Symantec
11 5 (4.03%) Juniper
11 5 (4.03%) Dell
11 5 (4.03%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.03%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.03%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.03%) Isilon
12 4 (3.23%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.61%) IBM
13 2 (1.61%) NetApp
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