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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 571 590 563
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -27
Contract jobs citing CCA 62 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 30
Median daily rate £342 £388 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.74% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £207 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £268 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £18.00
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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
10246 10103 9544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6419 6116 5492
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.39% +6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 486 402
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -16 27 £425 -5.55% 4
East of England +25 12 £275 +10.00%
South East +16 10 £475 - 2
South West - 6 £260 -
West Midlands -32 3 £510 +18.26% 2
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
North West +6 1 £550 +69.23%
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 57 (62.64%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (40.66%) Citrix
4 37 (40.66%) MCSE
5 31 (34.07%) Windows
6 30 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (31.87%) Cisco
8 27 (29.67%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) XenApp
9 26 (28.57%) CCNA
10 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 20 (21.98%) MS Office
12 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (19.78%) NetScaler
14 17 (18.68%) ITIL
14 17 (18.68%) XenDesktop
15 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
15 16 (17.58%) MCP
15 16 (17.58%) WAN
15 16 (17.58%) LAN
16 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
16 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
16 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
17 13 (14.29%) SAP
17 13 (14.29%) VMware
18 12 (13.19%) Internet
18 12 (13.19%) MS Excel

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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 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Office
2 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
3 9 (9.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) SAP CO
1 10 (10.99%) SAP FI
1 10 (10.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (4.40%) Exstream
3 3 (3.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 3 (3.30%) SAP BPC
3 3 (3.30%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI-CA
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI-GL
3 3 (3.30%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.10%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.10%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.30%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.30%) PaaS
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.58%) LAN
2 16 (17.58%) WAN
3 12 (13.19%) Internet
4 11 (12.09%) DHCP
4 11 (12.09%) DNS
5 9 (9.89%) Firewall
6 7 (7.69%) WLAN
7 5 (5.49%) Wireless
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
8 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.40%) VPN
9 3 (3.30%) IPsec
9 3 (3.30%) MPLS
9 3 (3.30%) Skype
9 3 (3.30%) VLAN
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.20%) Junos
10 2 (2.20%) NX-OS
10 2 (2.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.30%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Maven
2 1 (1.10%) PowerDesigner
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.59%) General Ledger
5 4 (4.40%) Aerospace
6 3 (3.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Automotive
8 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) SAP FI Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Administrator
6 6 (6.59%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) SAP CO Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Support
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.20%) YAML
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.10%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) NHS
3 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.40%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) CESG
6 3 (3.30%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.30%) Clustering
6 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.20%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.07%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.59%) Android
6 6 (6.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.20%) Unix
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.10%) AIX
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.68%) ITIL
2 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 13 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.79%) Change Management
5 8 (8.79%) Project Management
6 7 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (6.59%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.59%) Coaching
7 6 (6.59%) Migration
7 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.49%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (4.40%) ERP
9 4 (4.40%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.79%) Python
4 6 (6.59%) AppleScript
4 6 (6.59%) SQL
5 4 (4.40%) VB
6 3 (3.30%) ABAP
7 1 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (1.10%) Java
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) VBA
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (62.64%) Citrix Certification
2 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (40.66%) MCSE
4 30 (32.97%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (28.57%) CCNA
6 16 (17.58%) MCP
7 11 (12.09%) CCNP
7 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
8 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
9 9 (9.89%) Degree
9 9 (9.89%) MCSA
10 7 (7.69%) CCIE
11 5 (5.49%) JNCIP
12 4 (4.40%) ACMT
12 4 (4.40%) MCTS
12 4 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.30%) ACCA
13 3 (3.30%) ACSP
13 3 (3.30%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (3.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (29.67%) XenApp
2 21 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.68%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.40%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.40%) Xen
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.30%) vSphere
7 2 (2.20%) Firmware
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 4 (4.40%) Ansible
2 4 (4.40%) Casper Suite
2 4 (4.40%) SCOM
2 4 (4.40%) WSUS
3 3 (3.30%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) Salt
4 2 (2.20%) vMotion
5 1 (1.10%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 42 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 37 (40.66%) Citrix
3 29 (31.87%) Cisco
4 13 (14.29%) SAP
4 13 (14.29%) VMware
5 9 (9.89%) Apple
6 8 (8.79%) HP
7 5 (5.49%) Dell
7 5 (5.49%) F5
8 4 (4.40%) Oracle
8 4 (4.40%) Symantec
9 3 (3.30%) Adobe
9 3 (3.30%) Dell KACE
9 3 (3.30%) Google
9 3 (3.30%) Huawei
9 3 (3.30%) OpenText
9 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.30%) webMethods
9 3 (3.30%) Wyse
10 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com