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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 526 472 446
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -26
Contract jobs citing CCA 52 90 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.07% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 67
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £385 £335
% change year-on-year
-18.83% +14.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £19.75 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +62.65%
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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
9390 8444 9344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.65% 17.56% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 4698 4905
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 437 570
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 27 £413 - 11
South East -3 16 £300 -25.00% 10
North West -4 4 £204 -29.13% 10
Yorkshire +3 2 £350 +47.36%
West Midlands -8 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 84 (68.29%) Citrix Certification
2 81 (65.85%) Citrix
3 62 (50.41%) Windows
4 57 (46.34%) VMware
5 51 (41.46%) XenApp
6 49 (39.84%) Active Directory
7 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
8 47 (38.21%) Finance
9 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (28.46%) Cisco
11 34 (27.64%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (27.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 32 (26.02%) MS Exchange
13 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (21.14%) CCNA
15 26 (21.14%) MCSE
16 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (17.89%) SAP
18 21 (17.07%) XenDesktop
18 21 (17.07%) SAP CO
19 20 (16.26%) ITIL
20 18 (14.63%) SAP FI
20 18 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
21 17 (13.82%) SCCM
22 16 (13.01%) HP
23 15 (12.20%) MCP
23 15 (12.20%) Firewall
23 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (26.02%) MS Exchange
2 25 (20.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.07%) SAS
7 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.13%) MS Office
3 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (17.07%) SAP CO
2 18 (14.63%) SAP FI
2 18 (14.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (4.88%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (3.25%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.20%) Firewall
2 14 (11.38%) DNS
3 11 (8.94%) DHCP
4 10 (8.13%) iSCSI
5 8 (6.50%) NetScaler
6 6 (4.88%) SAN
6 6 (4.88%) MPLS
7 5 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.25%) Internet
8 4 (3.25%) VoIP
9 3 (2.44%) WAN
9 3 (2.44%) LAN
9 3 (2.44%) DSL
9 3 (2.44%) BIG-IP
9 3 (2.44%) VLAN
9 3 (2.44%) Network Security
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.63%) LTE
10 2 (1.63%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) SAP BI
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 47 (38.21%) Finance
2 13 (10.57%) Banking
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.25%) Legal
4 4 (3.25%) Publishing
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.44%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (17.07%) Consultant
2 18 (14.63%) Analyst
3 17 (13.82%) Citrix Engineer
4 15 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (10.57%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 9 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Architect
9 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Designer
11 5 (4.07%) Citrix Support
11 5 (4.07%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (4.07%) SAP FI Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) SAP CO Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.63%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Thin Client
1 7 (5.69%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.69%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.07%) Celerra
2 5 (4.07%) CLARiiON
2 5 (4.07%) EqualLogic
3 4 (3.25%) FMCG
3 4 (3.25%) Replication
4 2 (1.63%) CMDB
4 2 (1.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (50.41%) Windows
2 42 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (11.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.13%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.50%) Linux
8 5 (4.07%) UNIX
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.26%) ITIL
2 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (4.07%) Migration
3 5 (4.07%) Project Management
3 5 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (4.07%) Low Latency
4 4 (3.25%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (3.25%) Waterfall
4 4 (3.25%) Investment Management
4 4 (3.25%) ITSM
4 4 (3.25%) Service Management
4 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2
4 4 (3.25%) Network Design
4 4 (3.25%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (2.44%) BCP
5 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.44%) Business Continuity
5 3 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) Perl
1 9 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.88%) SQL
3 5 (4.07%) VBScript
4 4 (3.25%) VB
4 4 (3.25%) Bourne shell
4 4 (3.25%) C
4 4 (3.25%) Korn
5 3 (2.44%) ABAP
6 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (68.29%) Citrix Certification
2 34 (27.64%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (27.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 30 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (21.14%) MCSE
4 26 (21.14%) CCNA
5 15 (12.20%) MCP
6 14 (11.38%) CCNP
6 14 (11.38%) MCITP
7 13 (10.57%) CCEA
8 9 (7.32%) MCTS
9 7 (5.69%) VCP5
9 7 (5.69%) MCSA
10 6 (4.88%) HNC
10 6 (4.88%) CCEE
11 5 (4.07%) VCP4
12 3 (2.44%) CCAA
13 2 (1.63%) CCDE
13 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 51 (41.46%) XenApp
2 49 (39.84%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (17.07%) XenDesktop
5 14 (11.38%) XenServer
6 13 (10.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.50%) VMware Server
9 7 (5.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (4.07%) vSphere
12 4 (3.25%) NFS
13 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
13 3 (2.44%) Xen
13 3 (2.44%) NLBS
14 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (13.82%) SCCM
2 11 (8.94%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.25%) Nagios
3 4 (3.25%) SCOM
4 2 (1.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (65.85%) Citrix
2 57 (46.34%) VMware
3 48 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.46%) Cisco
5 22 (17.89%) SAP
6 16 (13.01%) HP
7 10 (8.13%) EMC
7 10 (8.13%) Wyse
8 7 (5.69%) AppSense
9 6 (4.88%) Veeam
9 6 (4.88%) Symantec
10 5 (4.07%) Juniper
10 5 (4.07%) Dell
10 5 (4.07%) 3PAR
10 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.25%) Isilon
11 4 (3.25%) WatchGuard
12 3 (2.44%) NetApp
13 2 (1.63%) IBM
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