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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 386 406 379
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing CCA 29 27 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.72% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 27
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £274 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £600 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
-14.40% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%
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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
3649 3754 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.39% 15.68% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2404 2357
Average daily rate £430 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 87 102
Average hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 -1 5 £423 +2.42% 1
Bexley - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (87.76%) Citrix Certification
2 36 (73.47%) Citrix
3 34 (69.39%) XenApp
4 24 (48.98%) ITIL
5 23 (46.94%) XenDesktop
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.86%) Finance
7 19 (38.78%) VMware
7 19 (38.78%) Windows
8 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
9 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (28.57%) Banking
10 14 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
11 13 (26.53%) MCSE
12 11 (22.45%) SCCM
12 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (18.37%) Cisco
14 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 7 (14.29%) NetScaler
16 7 (14.29%) vSphere
17 6 (12.24%) CCNA
17 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
17 6 (12.24%) Wyse

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.12%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.08%) SAP R/3
4 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.04%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (2.04%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.20%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Support Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix Administrator
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) SAP CO Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) SAP FI Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) SAP XI
1 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
4 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
4 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.04%) NHS
7 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
4 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
4 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.12%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.08%) Change Management
5 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.04%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Product Management
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.04%) Security Management
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) ABAP
2 2 (4.08%) Python
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (87.76%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (26.53%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (12.24%) CCNA
7 5 (10.20%) CCEE
8 4 (8.16%) CCAA
8 4 (8.16%) MCSA
8 4 (8.16%) CCNP
9 3 (6.12%) MCP
9 3 (6.12%) PMP
9 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.12%) CCEA
9 3 (6.12%) CCENT
9 3 (6.12%) CCIA
10 2 (4.08%) MCITP
10 2 (4.08%) Degree
11 1 (2.04%) VCP5
11 1 (2.04%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) GAAP
System Software
1 34 (69.39%) XenApp
2 23 (46.94%) XenDesktop
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (14.29%) vSphere
7 4 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.12%) vCloud
8 3 (6.12%) UAG
8 3 (6.12%) XenServer
9 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
9 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Citrix
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.78%) VMware
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Wyse
6 4 (8.16%) SAP
7 3 (6.12%) Juniper
7 3 (6.12%) Lotus
7 3 (6.12%) Apple
7 3 (6.12%) F5
8 2 (4.08%) Ventyx
8 2 (4.08%) AppSense
8 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) CA
9 1 (2.04%) CommVault
9 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.04%) webMethods