The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 231 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing CCA 15 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.53% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Average daily rate £313 £378 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.21% -24.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.50
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2549 2078 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.27% 24.79% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1008 1090
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 130 126
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.50 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CCA
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -7 7 £365 +47.47% 5
Surrey -12 2 £313 -16.66% 4
Oxfordshire -1 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £365 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
CCA
England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (73.91%) Citrix
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (34.78%) MCSE
6 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (26.09%) Migration
7 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (26.09%) Firewall
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) Juniper
8 5 (21.74%) HP
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) XenApp
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
9 4 (17.39%) Veeam
9 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
9 4 (17.39%) Network Design
9 4 (17.39%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
1 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (17.39%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.35%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) FWSM
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) UMTS
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (34.78%) MCSE
4 7 (30.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) RHCE
7 2 (8.70%) CCDE
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) VCP5
7 2 (8.70%) CCIE
8 1 (4.35%) CCNP
8 1 (4.35%) CCIP
8 1 (4.35%) ISEB
8 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) XenServer
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Citrix
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
4 4 (17.39%) Veeam
5 3 (13.04%) Altiris
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Capita
7 1 (4.35%) Redback
7 1 (4.35%) Nokia
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
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