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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 142 130 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing CCA 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £204 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.50% -29.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £197 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £211 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +3.44%
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 - £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.00%
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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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
795 543 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.74% 17.99% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 268 228
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £513 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 55 51
Average hourly rate £33.95 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.31% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £15.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram 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

CCA
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 30 July 2015. 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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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 -7 10 £325 +59.50% 1
Lancashire - 1 £205 - 1
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Citrix
1 15 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (44.00%) ITIL
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (40.00%) MCSE
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) SAN
6 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
6 7 (28.00%) Symantec
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) Sophos
6 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) SCOM
7 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Solaris
8 5 (20.00%) XenApp
8 5 (20.00%) CCAA
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (8.00%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP CO
2 3 (12.00%) SAP FI
2 3 (12.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HCM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) EAM
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) ABAP
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (40.00%) MCSE
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 5 (20.00%) CCAA
7 4 (16.00%) CCIE
7 4 (16.00%) CCEE
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (12.00%) MCTS
8 3 (12.00%) MCITP
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) CCEA
8 3 (12.00%) MCSA
8 3 (12.00%) MCP
8 3 (12.00%) MCSD
9 1 (4.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) MetaFrame
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Symantec
4 7 (28.00%) McAfee
4 7 (28.00%) Sophos
5 4 (16.00%) AppSense
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Syclo
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