The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 141 145 119
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£350 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+135.71% -
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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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
911 1043 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.64% 31.43% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 603 369
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 42
Average hourly rate £38.13 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Bristol +5 1 £350 -41.66%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 3
CCA
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) CCEE
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
3 2 (28.57%) X.509
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) VCP5
3 2 (28.57%) CCAA
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) CCIA
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) X.509
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartcard
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCEE
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) VCP5
3 2 (28.57%) CCAA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIA
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) CCEA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) BMC