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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 94 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 2.20% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £204 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.50% -29.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.00%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
288 182 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.29% 13.79% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 78
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.81 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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 (62.50%) Citrix
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
3 6 (37.50%) Sophos
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (37.50%) SCCM
3 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) AppSense
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (6.25%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP CO
2 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (37.50%) MCSE
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) CCEE
3 4 (25.00%) CCAA
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSA
4 2 (12.50%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) MetaFrame
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
1 6 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Symantec
2 6 (37.50%) McAfee
2 6 (37.50%) Sophos
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) AppSense
4 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat