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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 380 376 355
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing CCA 32 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 1.29% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 16
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£413 £391 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +10.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £552 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.98
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +23.92%
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
3900 3731 3431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.34% 14.97% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2724 2418 2171
Average daily rate £425 £408 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 89 115
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +20 7 £563 +22.28% 3
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 41 (70.69%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (63.79%) Citrix
3 31 (53.45%) XenApp
4 25 (43.10%) Windows
4 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
5 22 (37.93%) VMware
6 21 (36.21%) Finance
7 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (24.14%) MCSE
9 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (22.41%) SCCM
10 13 (22.41%) Banking
10 13 (22.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (20.69%) HP
11 12 (20.69%) CCNP
11 12 (20.69%) CCNA
11 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 12 (20.69%) XenDesktop
11 12 (20.69%) MCITP
12 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco
12 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (17.24%) CCEA
13 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
13 9 (15.52%) XenServer

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.17%) Lync
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 5 (8.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (8.62%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (1.72%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) NetScaler
2 8 (13.79%) DNS
3 7 (12.07%) DHCP
4 6 (10.34%) WAN
5 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.90%) Junos
7 3 (5.17%) SAN
8 2 (3.45%) LAN
8 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.45%) Network Security
8 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.72%) MPLS
9 1 (1.72%) DSL
9 1 (1.72%) Firewall
9 1 (1.72%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Front Office
4 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) German Language
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Architect
3 7 (12.07%) Consultant
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (5.17%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Replication
1 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
1 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.45%) Celerra
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) CLARiiON
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Windows
2 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.72%) Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
2 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
2 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (5.17%) Change Control
3 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) Workflow
4 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.45%) ERP
4 2 (3.45%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.45%) Analytics
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Management
5 1 (1.72%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.72%) Revenue Management
5 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.72%) BCP
5 1 (1.72%) Project Management
5 1 (1.72%) Service Management
5 1 (1.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (70.69%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (24.14%) MCSE
4 12 (20.69%) CCNP
4 12 (20.69%) CCNA
4 12 (20.69%) MCITP
5 10 (17.24%) CCEA
6 7 (12.07%) MCP
7 6 (10.34%) CCEE
8 5 (8.62%) VCP5
8 5 (8.62%) Degree
9 4 (6.90%) CCDE
9 4 (6.90%) CCIE
9 4 (6.90%) CCDA
9 4 (6.90%) CCDP
9 4 (6.90%) CCAA
9 4 (6.90%) CCIA
9 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) XenApp
2 19 (32.76%) Active Directory
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (20.69%) XenDesktop
5 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (15.52%) XenServer
7 5 (8.62%) vSphere
8 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (3.45%) Xen
9 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.72%) vCloud
10 1 (1.72%) NLBS
10 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) SCOM
2 4 (6.90%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.72%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Citrix
2 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (37.93%) VMware
4 12 (20.69%) HP
5 10 (17.24%) Cisco
6 8 (13.79%) EMC
7 7 (12.07%) Wyse
7 7 (12.07%) AppSense
8 6 (10.34%) SAP
9 4 (6.90%) Altiris
10 3 (5.17%) Veeam
10 3 (5.17%) Sophos
10 3 (5.17%) Veritas
11 2 (3.45%) Symantec
11 2 (3.45%) Dell
11 2 (3.45%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.72%) Intel
12 1 (1.72%) NetApp
12 1 (1.72%) McAfee
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