The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Manchester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 82 75 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing CCA 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 2.23% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£204 £288 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.13% -29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £278 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £298 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £21.44
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +16.63%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 179 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.35% 15.72% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MCSA
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos