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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 553 607 561
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -46
Contract jobs citing CCA 69 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 34
Median daily rate £300 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £19.25
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UK

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
10143 10430 10216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 19.74% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6332 5697
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 493 427
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -5 25 £425 -5.55% 4
East of England +19 20 £275 +10.00%
South East +22 12 £475 - 2
South West - 5 £249 -
West Midlands -20 3 £510 +18.26% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 63 (61.76%) Citrix Certification
2 53 (51.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (50.00%) MCSE
4 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
5 40 (39.22%) Cisco
5 40 (39.22%) CCNA
5 40 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (29.41%) Windows
7 29 (28.43%) Citrix
8 28 (27.45%) Finance
9 27 (26.47%) MS Office
10 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (24.51%) MCP
12 24 (23.53%) XenApp
13 23 (22.55%) Active Directory
13 23 (22.55%) Performance Monitoring
14 22 (21.57%) Data Analysis
15 19 (18.63%) Internet
15 19 (18.63%) LAN
15 19 (18.63%) WAN
16 17 (16.67%) SAP
16 17 (16.67%) ITIL
17 16 (15.69%) Spreadsheet
18 15 (14.71%) NHS
18 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
19 14 (13.73%) XenDesktop
20 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (12.75%) VMware
20 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (11.76%) NetScaler

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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 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.98%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) MS Office
2 16 (15.69%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.78%) SAP CO
1 11 (10.78%) SAP FI
1 11 (10.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 6 (5.88%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (3.92%) Exstream
4 3 (2.94%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 3 (2.94%) SAP BPC
4 3 (2.94%) SAP FI-CA
4 3 (2.94%) SAP FI-GL
4 3 (2.94%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.98%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.98%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.98%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.94%) PaaS
2 3 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) Internet
1 19 (18.63%) LAN
1 19 (18.63%) WAN
2 12 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 11 (10.78%) DHCP
3 11 (10.78%) DNS
4 10 (9.80%) WLAN
5 9 (8.82%) Firewall
6 5 (4.90%) Wireless
7 4 (3.92%) Network Security
7 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.92%) VPN
8 3 (2.94%) IPsec
8 3 (2.94%) MPLS
8 3 (2.94%) Skype
8 3 (2.94%) VLAN
9 1 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SAP BW
2 6 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Maven
2 1 (0.98%) PowerDesigner
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) General Ledger
3 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.82%) Banking
5 4 (3.92%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (2.94%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Automotive
8 1 (0.98%) German Language
8 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.73%) Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (9.80%) Consultant
4 9 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) SAP FI Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Design Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Support
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.98%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.71%) NHS
3 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.94%) CESG
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.94%) Clustering
5 3 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.98%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.98%) RIA
7 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.84%) Linux
4 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
5 7 (6.86%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.88%) Android
6 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.92%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.96%) Unix
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.98%) AIX
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 22 (21.57%) Data Analysis
3 17 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (10.78%) Problem Management
5 10 (9.80%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (9.80%) System Testing
6 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (7.84%) Change Management
7 8 (7.84%) Coaching
7 8 (7.84%) ERP
7 8 (7.84%) Migration
7 8 (7.84%) Project Management
8 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.86%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.88%) Revenue Management
9 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.88%) Test Management
10 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.86%) Python
4 6 (5.88%) AppleScript
4 6 (5.88%) SQL
5 4 (3.92%) VB
6 3 (2.94%) ABAP
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (61.76%) Citrix Certification
2 53 (51.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (50.00%) MCSE
4 40 (39.22%) CCNA
4 40 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (24.51%) MCP
6 12 (11.76%) Degree
6 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
8 9 (8.82%) MCSA
9 7 (6.86%) CCIE
9 7 (6.86%) CCNP
10 4 (3.92%) ACMT
10 4 (3.92%) MCTS
10 4 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.94%) ACCA
11 3 (2.94%) ACSP
11 3 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.94%) CIMA
12 2 (1.96%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) XenApp
2 23 (22.55%) Active Directory
3 14 (13.73%) XenDesktop
4 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.92%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.92%) NDS
5 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.92%) Xen
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.94%) vSphere
7 2 (1.96%) Firmware
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.98%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) Casper Suite
2 4 (3.92%) SCOM
2 4 (3.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.96%) Ansible
4 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 2 (1.96%) Salt
4 2 (1.96%) vMotion
5 1 (0.98%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.98%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (39.22%) Cisco
3 29 (28.43%) Citrix
4 17 (16.67%) SAP
5 13 (12.75%) VMware
6 9 (8.82%) Apple
7 8 (7.84%) HP
8 6 (5.88%) webMethods
9 5 (4.90%) Dell
10 4 (3.92%) Novell
10 4 (3.92%) Symantec
11 3 (2.94%) Adobe
11 3 (2.94%) Dell KACE
11 3 (2.94%) Google
11 3 (2.94%) Huawei
11 3 (2.94%) OpenText
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle
11 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.94%) Wyse
12 2 (1.96%) Juniper