The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 383 377 344
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Contract jobs citing CCA 26 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.26% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £306 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £519 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +62.65%
CCA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3765 3731 3714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.51% 14.80% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2344 2206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 103 143
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.65 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in London

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in London

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +25 11 £413 -9.58% 2
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 43 (75.44%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (73.68%) Citrix
3 36 (63.16%) Windows
4 31 (54.39%) VMware
4 31 (54.39%) XenApp
5 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
6 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (43.86%) Finance
9 22 (38.60%) Cisco
9 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
12 17 (29.82%) CCNA
12 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (22.81%) MCSE
16 12 (21.05%) CCNP
16 12 (21.05%) SCCM
17 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (17.54%) MCITP
18 10 (17.54%) Firewall
18 10 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
18 10 (17.54%) MCP
19 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
19 9 (15.79%) SAP
19 9 (15.79%) ITIL
19 9 (15.79%) Banking

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.75%) SAS
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.04%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.04%) SAP CO
2 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
2 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (7.02%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
3 4 (7.02%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) SAN
4 3 (5.26%) MPLS
4 3 (5.26%) DSL
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) VoIP
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SAP BI
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
1 12 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Designer
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Citrix Support
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Storage Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.77%) CLARiiON
2 5 (8.77%) EqualLogic
2 5 (8.77%) Celerra
3 4 (7.02%) FMCG
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.51%) CMDB
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
2 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.77%) Low Latency
3 4 (7.02%) Service Management
3 4 (7.02%) ITSM
3 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.26%) BCP
4 3 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.51%) Analytics
5 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.75%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) Workflow
6 1 (1.75%) Migration
6 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Perl
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (75.44%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (36.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (29.82%) CCNA
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (22.81%) MCSE
6 12 (21.05%) CCNP
7 10 (17.54%) MCITP
7 10 (17.54%) MCP
8 7 (12.28%) MCTS
9 6 (10.53%) CCEA
10 5 (8.77%) MCSA
10 5 (8.77%) VCP4
10 5 (8.77%) VCP5
11 4 (7.02%) CCEE
12 2 (3.51%) CCAA
13 1 (1.75%) CCVP
13 1 (1.75%) CCIA
13 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) XenApp
2 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
3 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (17.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (14.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.26%) Xen
7 3 (5.26%) NLBS
8 2 (3.51%) XenServer
9 1 (1.75%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.75%) vSphere
9 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
3 1 (1.75%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Citrix
2 31 (54.39%) VMware
3 27 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) Cisco
5 9 (15.79%) SAP
6 7 (12.28%) HP
6 7 (12.28%) Wyse
7 6 (10.53%) EMC
8 5 (8.77%) Symantec
8 5 (8.77%) Dell
8 5 (8.77%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.51%) Veeam
10 2 (3.51%) AppSense
10 2 (3.51%) IBM
11 1 (1.75%) CommVault
11 1 (1.75%) NetApp
11 1 (1.75%) Lotus
11 1 (1.75%) NEC
11 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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