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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 382 364 353
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing CCA 21 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £625 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-40.47% -
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
3495 3681 3252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.77% 16.27% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2260 2532 1932
Average daily rate £413 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 117 130
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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
City of London +2 3 £345 -31.00%
Docklands, London - 2 £450 - 1
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (84.09%) Citrix Certification
2 31 (70.45%) Citrix
3 27 (61.36%) XenApp
4 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (45.45%) VMware
6 19 (43.18%) Windows
6 19 (43.18%) MCSE
7 18 (40.91%) ITIL
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
8 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
8 17 (38.64%) Finance
9 16 (36.36%) XenDesktop
10 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (31.82%) Cisco
11 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (27.27%) CCNA
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
14 10 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
15 9 (20.45%) MCSA
15 9 (20.45%) CCEA
15 9 (20.45%) SAN
16 8 (18.18%) Banking
16 8 (18.18%) MCITP
16 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (15.91%) Performance Metrics
17 7 (15.91%) CCNP
17 7 (15.91%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP PSCD
1 2 (4.55%) SAP FI-CA
1 2 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) DNS
4 5 (11.36%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security
7 2 (4.55%) Extranet
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Debian
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Project Management
2 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
3 3 (6.82%) Six Sigma
3 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.55%) ERP
4 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.55%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Workflow
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.27%) ITSM
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (84.09%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (43.18%) MCSE
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (27.27%) CCNA
6 10 (22.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (20.45%) MCSA
7 9 (20.45%) CCEA
8 8 (18.18%) MCITP
9 7 (15.91%) CCNP
10 6 (13.64%) MCTS
11 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
11 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
12 4 (9.09%) CCAA
12 4 (9.09%) MCP
13 3 (6.82%) MCDST
13 3 (6.82%) PMP
13 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
13 3 (6.82%) CCIA
13 3 (6.82%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) FATCA
System Software
1 27 (61.36%) XenApp
2 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
3 16 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) XenServer
6 2 (4.55%) vCloud
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.27%) Xen
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
1 4 (9.09%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Citrix
2 20 (45.45%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) Lotus
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 2 (4.55%) Avaloq
7 2 (4.55%) BMC
7 2 (4.55%) EMC
7 2 (4.55%) Remedy
7 2 (4.55%) webMethods
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (2.27%) AppSense
8 1 (2.27%) NEC
8 1 (2.27%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) CommVault
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