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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 515 475 475
Rank change year-on-year
-40 0
Contract jobs citing CCA 65 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 1.02% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £528 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -1.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.98
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.92%
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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
10712 8126 8353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 17.09% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 4653 4436
Average daily rate £397 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 340 511
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -20 31 £413 +6.45% 8
South East -22 15 £415 +43.10% 7
North West -3 6 £351 +28.03% 3
East of England -12 4 - - 5
South West -29 4 £510 +27.50% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £375 - 2
East Midlands - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 3
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CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 80 (67.80%) Citrix Certification
2 73 (61.86%) Citrix
3 55 (46.61%) Windows
4 49 (41.53%) XenApp
5 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
6 44 (37.29%) Finance
7 40 (33.90%) VMware
8 33 (27.97%) Active Directory
9 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (23.73%) XenDesktop
11 27 (22.88%) MCSE
12 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (16.95%) HP
16 19 (16.10%) MS Exchange
16 19 (16.10%) SAP
16 19 (16.10%) SAP FI
17 18 (15.25%) CCEA
17 18 (15.25%) DNS
17 18 (15.25%) XenServer
17 18 (15.25%) SCCM
18 17 (14.41%) Banking
18 17 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (14.41%) DHCP
19 16 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
20 15 (12.71%) ITIL
20 15 (12.71%) NetScaler
21 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.54%) Lync
6 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (16.10%) SAP FI
2 11 (9.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (9.32%) SAP CO
3 8 (6.78%) SAP ERP
3 8 (6.78%) SAP FI-CA
3 8 (6.78%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (3.39%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) DNS
2 17 (14.41%) DHCP
3 15 (12.71%) NetScaler
4 6 (5.08%) WAN
4 6 (5.08%) SAN
5 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.39%) Junos
6 3 (2.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.54%) VLAN
6 3 (2.54%) Network Security
6 3 (2.54%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.69%) MPLS
7 2 (1.69%) Firewall
7 2 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.85%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.85%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.85%) DSL
8 1 (0.85%) LTE
8 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MS Access
2 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
General
1 44 (37.29%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Banking
3 8 (6.78%) Legal
4 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.08%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.24%) General Ledger
7 4 (3.39%) Retail
7 4 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.54%) Front Office
8 3 (2.54%) Publishing
8 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.69%) Automotive
9 2 (1.69%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.85%) German Language
10 1 (0.85%) Law
10 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.85%) Billing
10 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.19%) Citrix Engineer
2 21 (17.80%) Consultant
3 18 (15.25%) Analyst
4 16 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) SAP Consultant
6 10 (8.47%) Architect
6 10 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Network Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Lead Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.85%) SAP ALE
3 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Thin Client
1 10 (8.47%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.24%) Replication
3 2 (1.69%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) Celerra
3 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.69%) EqualLogic
3 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) FMCG
4 1 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 55 (46.61%) Windows
2 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (8.47%) Linux
6 8 (6.78%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.93%) UNIX
8 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) AIX
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.71%) ITIL
2 12 (10.17%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (8.47%) ERP
4 8 (6.78%) Requirements Management
5 7 (5.93%) CRM
5 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
6 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.24%) Test Management
6 5 (4.24%) Revenue Management
7 4 (3.39%) Investment Management
7 4 (3.39%) Time Management
8 3 (2.54%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.54%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.54%) Project Management
8 3 (2.54%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.54%) Migration
8 3 (2.54%) Workflow
8 3 (2.54%) Change Control
9 2 (1.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) Perl
2 6 (5.08%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) VB
2 6 (5.08%) Korn
2 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.08%) Bourne shell
2 6 (5.08%) C
3 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 80 (67.80%) Citrix Certification
2 32 (27.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (22.88%) MCSE
4 23 (19.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (15.25%) CCEA
6 17 (14.41%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (11.86%) MCITP
7 14 (11.86%) CCNA
8 13 (11.02%) MCP
9 12 (10.17%) CCNP
9 12 (10.17%) CCEE
10 9 (7.63%) CCIA
10 9 (7.63%) HNC
11 8 (6.78%) Degree
11 8 (6.78%) CCAA
12 7 (5.93%) VCP5
13 6 (5.08%) MCTS
13 6 (5.08%) MCSA
14 4 (3.39%) CCIE
14 4 (3.39%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (41.53%) XenApp
2 33 (27.97%) Active Directory
3 28 (23.73%) XenDesktop
4 22 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (15.25%) XenServer
6 16 (13.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (6.78%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.78%) vSphere
8 7 (5.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (5.08%) NFS
10 3 (2.54%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.85%) vCloud
12 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.85%) Xen
12 1 (0.85%) NLBS
12 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (15.25%) SCCM
2 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.08%) SCOM
3 6 (5.08%) Nagios
4 4 (3.39%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.69%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (61.86%) Citrix
2 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 40 (33.90%) VMware
4 20 (16.95%) HP
5 19 (16.10%) SAP
6 14 (11.86%) Cisco
6 14 (11.86%) EMC
7 10 (8.47%) AppSense
8 7 (5.93%) Wyse
9 6 (5.08%) Isilon
9 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.24%) webMethods
11 4 (3.39%) Altiris
11 4 (3.39%) Sophos
12 3 (2.54%) Symantec
12 3 (2.54%) Veeam
12 3 (2.54%) Veritas
13 2 (1.69%) Dell
13 2 (1.69%) Ariba
13 2 (1.69%) McAfee
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