The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 67 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.55% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 1.83% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £290 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% -29.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £235 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £339 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +41.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.98
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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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
264 327 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.14% 30.11% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 78
Average daily rate £375 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) HNC
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix
4 8 (72.73%) HP
5 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
6 6 (54.55%) Isilon
6 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
6 6 (54.55%) Korn
6 6 (54.55%) Nagios
6 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
6 6 (54.55%) EMC
6 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
6 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
6 6 (54.55%) UNIX
6 6 (54.55%) C
6 6 (54.55%) Perl
6 6 (54.55%) VB
6 6 (54.55%) DHCP
6 6 (54.55%) NFS
6 6 (54.55%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DHCP
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
3 3 (27.27%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
1 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 6 (54.55%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Time Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
1 6 (54.55%) VB
1 6 (54.55%) Korn
1 6 (54.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) HNC
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Nagios
1 6 (54.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 6 (54.55%) Isilon
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) VMware