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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 400 388 350
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -38
Contract jobs citing CCA 28 54 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 1.43% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +1.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +69.16%
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
3882 3776 3735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.74% 14.90% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2425 2303
Average daily rate £425 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 122
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £11.50 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +23 9 £475 -9.52% 2
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 46 (77.97%) Citrix Certification
2 43 (72.88%) Citrix
3 35 (59.32%) XenApp
4 30 (50.85%) Windows
5 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
5 27 (45.76%) VMware
6 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
7 21 (35.59%) Finance
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (30.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (28.81%) CCNA
10 17 (28.81%) Cisco
11 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
11 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (22.03%) SCCM
12 13 (22.03%) CCNP
12 13 (22.03%) MCSE
13 12 (20.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
14 11 (18.64%) HP
15 10 (16.95%) Banking
15 10 (16.95%) MCITP
15 10 (16.95%) MCP
16 9 (15.25%) ITIL
16 9 (15.25%) EMC
16 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (13.56%) NetScaler

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SAP CO
2 3 (5.08%) SAP FI
2 3 (5.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.39%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) NetScaler
2 7 (11.86%) WAN
3 6 (10.17%) Firewall
4 5 (8.47%) DNS
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
4 5 (8.47%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (8.47%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.78%) Junos
5 4 (6.78%) LAN
5 4 (6.78%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) BIG-IP
6 3 (5.08%) MPLS
6 3 (5.08%) DSL
6 3 (5.08%) Network Security
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.69%) DMZ
8 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (16.95%) Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Consultant
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix Support
8 4 (6.78%) Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Project Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Storage Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Lead Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Citrix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) CLARiiON
1 5 (8.47%) Celerra
1 5 (8.47%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) Replication
3 3 (5.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
3 4 (6.78%) ITSM
3 4 (6.78%) Service Management
3 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.08%) BCP
4 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) Perl
3 2 (3.39%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (77.97%) Citrix Certification
2 19 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (30.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (28.81%) CCNA
5 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (22.03%) MCSE
6 13 (22.03%) CCNP
7 10 (16.95%) MCP
7 10 (16.95%) MCITP
8 8 (13.56%) CCEA
9 7 (11.86%) CCEE
10 6 (10.17%) VCP5
11 5 (8.47%) MCTS
11 5 (8.47%) VCP4
12 4 (6.78%) CCIA
12 4 (6.78%) JNCIA
13 3 (5.08%) CCDE
13 3 (5.08%) CCDA
13 3 (5.08%) CCDP
13 3 (5.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (59.32%) XenApp
2 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (20.34%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
5 8 (13.56%) XenServer
6 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.08%) Xen
8 3 (5.08%) NLBS
9 2 (3.39%) vSphere
10 1 (1.69%) vCloud
10 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.69%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (72.88%) Citrix
2 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 27 (45.76%) VMware
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) HP
5 9 (15.25%) EMC
6 7 (11.86%) Wyse
7 5 (8.47%) AppSense
7 5 (8.47%) Symantec
7 5 (8.47%) SAP
7 5 (8.47%) Dell
7 5 (8.47%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) NetApp
9 2 (3.39%) Veeam
10 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.69%) Becrypt
10 1 (1.69%) Veritas
10 1 (1.69%) Lotus
10 1 (1.69%) Sophos
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