The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 245 212 233
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs citing CCA 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.77% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
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£415 £290 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.10% -25.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £235 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £380 £422
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2854 2080 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.02% 24.37% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1427 1051 771
Average daily rate £375 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 91 160
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CCA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
West Sussex -2 7 £415 -
Berkshire -8 4 £325 +30.00% 2
Surrey -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (63.33%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) Citrix
4 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (40.00%) DNS
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
6 11 (36.67%) DHCP
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (36.67%) MCSE
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) SAP FI
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) SAP
8 9 (30.00%) HNC
8 9 (30.00%) HP
9 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (23.33%) ERP
10 7 (23.33%) VMware
10 7 (23.33%) Requirements Management
10 7 (23.33%) SAP ERP
10 7 (23.33%) SAP PSCD
10 7 (23.33%) SAP FI-CA
10 7 (23.33%) XenApp
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
11 6 (20.00%) Bourne shell
11 6 (20.00%) Isilon
11 6 (20.00%) Fat Client
11 6 (20.00%) NetBackup

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) SAP FI
2 7 (23.33%) SAP ERP
2 7 (23.33%) SAP FI-CA
2 7 (23.33%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (6.67%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) 3G
5 1 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) LTE
5 1 (3.33%) VoLTE
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
1 9 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SAP XI
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) Requirements Management
3 6 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Test Management
4 4 (13.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Revenue Management
5 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.67%) Cash Management
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
1 6 (20.00%) Perl
1 6 (20.00%) VB
1 6 (20.00%) Korn
1 6 (20.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (36.67%) MCSE
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (30.00%) HNC
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
5 2 (6.67%) CCEA
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) VCAP
6 1 (3.33%) CCEE
6 1 (3.33%) CCIA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) XenApp
3 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (20.00%) NFS
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Nagios
1 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Citrix
2 9 (30.00%) SAP
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Isilon
4 6 (20.00%) EMC
4 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) webMethods
7 2 (6.67%) Ariba
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.33%) AppSense
8 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks