The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 90 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% - 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+135.71% -
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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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
251 187 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.40% 13.19% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 71 58
Average daily rate £350 £342 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +14.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £168 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.62 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.06 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the Manchester region.

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) CCEA
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (46.15%) CCIA
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) XenServer
3 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) XenApp
4 5 (38.46%) MCSE
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) MetaFrame
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) CCIE
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LAN
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
1 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Server Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCEA
2 6 (46.15%) CCIA
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (30.77%) CCEE
4 4 (30.77%) CCAA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) XenServer
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) XenApp
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) AppSense
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat