The table below looks at the statistics for CCAA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCAA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)
Rank 437 417 425
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing CCAA 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £313
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CCAA
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
3901 3656 3851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.05% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2755 2358 2598
Average daily rate £450 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £556 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 90 122
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCAA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCAA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCAA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCAA
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCAA across the London region.

CCAA Daily Rate Trend in London

CCAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCAA 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 CCAA.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) CCEE
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley

CCAA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CCAA 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 CCAA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) XenServer Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) CCEE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) MetaFrame
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (75.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware