The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 135 123 138
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 1.78% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£195 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +65.90%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
622 507 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 17.14% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 339
Average daily rate £380 £305 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £28.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -15 2 £195 -29.09% 4
Cheshire - - - - 1
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
CCA
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
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

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
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%) MCP
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%) MCSA
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
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