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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 386 385 365
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing CCA 22 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.72% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+135.71% -
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
3585 3896 3381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.10% 16.48% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2620 2045
Average daily rate £413 £410 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 111
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.79 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +13 4 £343 -8.66% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (76.60%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (61.70%) Citrix
3 26 (55.32%) XenApp
4 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (48.94%) VMware
6 22 (46.81%) Windows
7 21 (44.68%) MCSE
8 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
9 18 (38.30%) Finance
10 16 (34.04%) ITIL
11 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (29.79%) Cisco
13 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (27.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
14 12 (25.53%) MCITP
14 12 (25.53%) CCNA
15 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
16 10 (21.28%) SAN
16 10 (21.28%) CCEA
16 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (19.15%) DHCP
17 9 (19.15%) DNS
17 9 (19.15%) MCSA
18 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
18 8 (17.02%) HP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.26%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.38%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (6.38%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (6.38%) SAP ERP
3 2 (4.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (4.26%) SAP CO
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) DHCP
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) WAN
4 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
5 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (6.38%) VPN
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
8 2 (4.26%) Extranet
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
General
1 18 (38.30%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Front Office
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Back Office
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
2 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.26%) BYOD
3 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Linux
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
6 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Project Management
2 4 (8.51%) ERP
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.38%) Requirements Management
3 3 (6.38%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.26%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Change Control
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.13%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Analytics
5 1 (2.13%) Line Management
5 1 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (76.60%) Citrix Certification
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (44.68%) MCSE
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (27.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (25.53%) MCITP
5 12 (25.53%) CCNA
6 10 (21.28%) CCEA
7 9 (19.15%) MCSA
8 7 (14.89%) CCNP
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) MCTS
10 5 (10.64%) CCAA
10 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 4 (8.51%) MCP
12 3 (6.38%) CCIA
12 3 (6.38%) CCENT
12 3 (6.38%) MCDST
12 3 (6.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) FATCA
1 1 (2.13%) MiFID
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (55.32%) XenApp
2 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.51%) XenServer
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.26%) vCloud
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.38%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Citrix
2 23 (48.94%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 8 (17.02%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Altiris
6 5 (10.64%) SAP
7 3 (6.38%) webMethods
7 3 (6.38%) IBM
7 3 (6.38%) Apple
7 3 (6.38%) EMC
7 3 (6.38%) Lotus
8 2 (4.26%) Veritas
8 2 (4.26%) BMC
8 2 (4.26%) Remedy
8 2 (4.26%) Sophos
8 2 (4.26%) AppSense
8 2 (4.26%) Avaloq
9 1 (2.13%) Veeam
9 1 (2.13%) ProCurve