The first table below looks at the demand for CCAA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCAA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)
Rank 585 501 565
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +64
Contract jobs citing CCAA 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.005% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.026% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Average daily rate £414 £395 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% -2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.88% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10027 7817 9702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.53% 18.14% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5749 4178 5093
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 436 528
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.60 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CCAA
UK

CCAA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCAA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCAA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCAA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCAA across the England region.

CCAA Daily Rate Trend in England

CCAA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCAA across the England region.

CCAA Hourly Rate Trend in England

CCAA
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 CCAA within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £353 - 1
East of England - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
CCAA
UK

CCAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCAA 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 CCAA.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (93.33%) XenApp
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) CCA
6 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (53.33%) VMware
7 8 (53.33%) Cisco
7 8 (53.33%) MCSE
8 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (40.00%) MCTS
9 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (40.00%) Splunk
9 6 (40.00%) CCEE
9 6 (40.00%) Windows
9 6 (40.00%) CCNA
10 5 (33.33%) Finance
11 4 (26.67%) MS Office
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (26.67%) Banking
11 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (20.00%) AppSense
12 3 (20.00%) MCITP
12 3 (20.00%) VB
12 3 (20.00%) MCP
12 3 (20.00%) Law
12 3 (20.00%) Legal
12 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

CCAA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing CCAA 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 CCAA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Law
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (13.33%) Document Management
1 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (66.67%) CCA
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (40.00%) MCTS
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) CCEE
5 6 (40.00%) CCNA
6 3 (20.00%) MCITP
6 3 (20.00%) MCP
6 3 (20.00%) CCEA
7 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 1 (6.67%) CCIA
8 1 (6.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) XenApp
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) AppSense
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec