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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 155 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing CCA 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
CCA
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
733 631 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.28% 20.04% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 322 235
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 66
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) NCDA
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) XenMobile

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) NCDA
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware