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 28 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 379 374 371
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing CCA 28 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.91% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £308 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-30.96% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.00%
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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
3615 3735 3540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.34% 15.84% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 2406 2168
Average daily rate £425 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 114 124
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £15.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.10 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
City of London -20 1 £345 -27.36% 1
Bexley - 1 - -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 44 (86.27%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (72.55%) Citrix
3 34 (66.67%) XenApp
4 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (43.14%) Finance
5 22 (43.14%) XenDesktop
6 21 (41.18%) Windows
7 20 (39.22%) ITIL
8 18 (35.29%) VMware
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (29.41%) MCSE
11 14 (27.45%) Banking
11 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
12 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (25.49%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
14 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (19.61%) CCNA
15 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
15 10 (19.61%) Cisco
16 8 (15.69%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
16 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (13.73%) SCCM
17 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (13.73%) SAN
18 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
18 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
18 6 (11.76%) Wyse

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.92%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (3.92%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (1.96%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Extranet
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (3.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.88%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Administrator
2 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) IT Support
5 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Performance Metrics
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.80%) Thin Client
4 5 (9.80%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.96%) NHS
7 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.96%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Debian
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Migration
3 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 3 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.92%) ERP
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.96%) Product Management
6 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.96%) Service Management
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security
6 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.96%) ITSM
6 1 (1.96%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) ABAP
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (29.41%) MCSE
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (19.61%) CCNA
6 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (9.80%) CCEA
7 5 (9.80%) MCSA
7 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) CCNP
8 4 (7.84%) MCTS
8 4 (7.84%) MCITP
9 3 (5.88%) MCDST
9 3 (5.88%) PMP
9 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.88%) CCENT
9 3 (5.88%) CCAA
9 3 (5.88%) CCIA
10 2 (3.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) GAAP
System Software
1 34 (66.67%) XenApp
2 22 (43.14%) XenDesktop
3 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 8 (15.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (5.88%) vCloud
7 3 (5.88%) vSphere
7 3 (5.88%) XenServer
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Citrix
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco
5 6 (11.76%) Wyse
6 4 (7.84%) IBM
6 4 (7.84%) SAP
7 3 (5.88%) Lotus
7 3 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (3.92%) AppSense
8 2 (3.92%) webMethods
8 2 (3.92%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
9 1 (1.96%) CA
9 1 (1.96%) CommVault
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle
9 1 (1.96%) NEC
9 1 (1.96%) Ventyx
9 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat