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 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 59 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Contract jobs citing CCA 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.098% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £15.37
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +65.90%
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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
275 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.65% 31.27% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 141 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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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 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) HNC
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) HP
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) Nagios
6 5 (50.00%) EMC
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
6 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 5 (50.00%) UNIX
6 5 (50.00%) C
6 5 (50.00%) Perl
6 5 (50.00%) VB
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) NFS
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (50.00%) Bourne shell
6 5 (50.00%) Isilon
6 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
6 5 (50.00%) Korn
7 3 (30.00%) Time Management
7 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Support
3 3 (30.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) Bourne shell
1 5 (50.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 8 (80.00%) HNC
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nagios
1 5 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (50.00%) Isilon
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft