The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 375 365 348
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing CCA 33 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.37% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £309 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £21.44
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +16.63%
Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3718 3567 3751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.84% 14.69% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2164 2248
Average daily rate £420 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 123 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCA
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 10 £400 -3.03% 4
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (75.00%) Citrix
1 45 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 34 (56.67%) XenApp
4 32 (53.33%) VMware
5 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (40.00%) Finance
8 23 (38.33%) Cisco
9 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (31.67%) MS Exchange
12 18 (30.00%) CCNA
12 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (21.67%) MCSE
15 12 (20.00%) CCNP
15 12 (20.00%) SCCM
16 11 (18.33%) XenDesktop
16 11 (18.33%) Firewall
16 11 (18.33%) Banking
17 10 (16.67%) MCITP
17 10 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (15.00%) SAP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (31.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) Lync
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.67%) IIS
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) SAP CO
2 5 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (8.33%) SAP FI
3 4 (6.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (6.67%) SAN
3 4 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 3 (5.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.00%) MPLS
4 3 (5.00%) DSL
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) DMZ
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SAP BI
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Ant
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
1 2 (3.33%) Maven
1 2 (3.33%) FishEye
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 12 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Consultant
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Designer
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix Support
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Storage Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Lead Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Build Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.33%) Celerra
2 5 (8.33%) EqualLogic
2 5 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 4 (6.67%) FMCG
4 3 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 3 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.67%) ITSM
3 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.00%) BCP
5 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.33%) Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) High Availability
6 1 (1.67%) Change Management
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Perl
2 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (30.00%) CCNA
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (21.67%) MCSE
7 12 (20.00%) CCNP
8 10 (16.67%) MCITP
9 9 (15.00%) MCP
10 6 (10.00%) CCEA
10 6 (10.00%) VCP5
10 6 (10.00%) MCTS
11 5 (8.33%) VCP4
11 5 (8.33%) CCEE
11 5 (8.33%) MCSA
12 3 (5.00%) CCAA
13 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.67%) CCIA
13 1 (1.67%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) XenApp
2 30 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (18.33%) XenDesktop
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (5.00%) Xen
8 3 (5.00%) NLBS
8 3 (5.00%) XenServer
9 2 (3.33%) vSphere
10 1 (1.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) Citrix
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (38.33%) Cisco
5 9 (15.00%) SAP
6 8 (13.33%) HP
7 7 (11.67%) Wyse
8 6 (10.00%) EMC
9 5 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 5 (8.33%) Symantec
9 5 (8.33%) Dell
10 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.33%) IBM
11 2 (3.33%) NetApp
11 2 (3.33%) AppSense
11 2 (3.33%) Veeam
12 1 (1.67%) Becrypt
12 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.67%) NEC
12 1 (1.67%) Lotus
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