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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 385 386 349
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs citing CCA 24 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.01% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 13
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £542 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.98
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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
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 5 £538 +8.04% 3
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (69.81%) Citrix Certification
2 33 (62.26%) Citrix
3 29 (54.72%) XenApp
4 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.74%) Windows
4 20 (37.74%) VMware
5 18 (33.96%) Finance
6 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (30.19%) MCSE
8 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (24.53%) MCITP
9 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (22.64%) XenDesktop
10 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (18.87%) CCNP
12 10 (18.87%) CCNA
12 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) Banking
12 10 (18.87%) SCCM
13 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (16.98%) XenServer
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (16.98%) HP
13 9 (16.98%) CCEA
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco
14 8 (15.09%) DHCP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.66%) Lync
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP FI
2 4 (7.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (7.55%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
2 8 (15.09%) DHCP
2 8 (15.09%) DNS
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.55%) Junos
5 4 (7.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.66%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
7 2 (3.77%) Firewall
8 1 (1.89%) VLAN
8 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.89%) DSL
8 1 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.89%) MS Access
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Front Office
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Architect
7 3 (5.66%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
3 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.89%) Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.66%) Change Control
4 2 (3.77%) ERP
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (1.89%) Requirements Management
5 1 (1.89%) ITSM
5 1 (1.89%) Service Management
5 1 (1.89%) Change Management
5 1 (1.89%) Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.89%) CRM
5 1 (1.89%) BCP
5 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (1.89%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (30.19%) MCSE
4 13 (24.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (24.53%) MCITP
5 10 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (18.87%) CCNP
5 10 (18.87%) CCNA
6 9 (16.98%) CCEA
7 7 (13.21%) CCEE
7 7 (13.21%) MCP
8 5 (9.43%) Degree
9 4 (7.55%) CCDE
9 4 (7.55%) CCAA
9 4 (7.55%) CCIA
9 4 (7.55%) CCIE
9 4 (7.55%) CCDA
9 4 (7.55%) CCDP
9 4 (7.55%) MCSA
9 4 (7.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) XenApp
2 15 (28.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (22.64%) XenDesktop
4 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.98%) XenServer
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (9.43%) vSphere
6 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.77%) Xen
8 1 (1.89%) vCloud
8 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.89%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) SCOM
3 4 (7.55%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.77%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.89%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Citrix
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) HP
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) AppSense
5 6 (11.32%) EMC
6 5 (9.43%) Altiris
6 5 (9.43%) SAP
7 4 (7.55%) Wyse
8 3 (5.66%) Veritas
8 3 (5.66%) Sophos
9 1 (1.89%) Intel
9 1 (1.89%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.89%) Remedy
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) BMC
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.89%) webMethods
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