The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 619 577 542
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Contract jobs citing CCA 39 54 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.49% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 46
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £384
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Average hourly rate - £39.13 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +135.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11873 10924 10736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.56% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6165 6113
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 549 540
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCA
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -43 39 £425 +13.33% 27
London -11 16 £425 +13.33% 7
South East -22 12 £369 -10.60% 10
City of London +43 5 £450 +31.38% 3
Surrey -8 5 £444 +77.50% 1
West Sussex -16 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 5
Leeds - 4 - - 5
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 5
East of England +4 2 - -
Worthing -35 2 - -
Brentford - 2 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 £325 -
Merseyside +2 1 £450 +80.00% 2
Liverpool -2 1 £450 +80.00% 2
North West -18 1 £450 +9.09% 2
Hampshire - 1 - - 7
Kent - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (59.38%) Finance
2 30 (46.88%) Citrix
2 30 (46.88%) Citrix Certification
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 20 (31.25%) SAP
5 18 (28.13%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (28.13%) SAP CO
5 18 (28.13%) SAP FI
5 18 (28.13%) XenApp
6 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
6 15 (23.44%) Windows
7 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (20.31%) NetScaler
8 13 (20.31%) General Ledger
9 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
9 12 (18.75%) VMware
9 12 (18.75%) ITIL
10 11 (17.19%) ERP
11 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 9 (14.06%) MCSE
12 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (14.06%) Cisco
12 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
12 9 (14.06%) Banking
12 9 (14.06%) SAP ERP
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (12.50%) SAP PSCD
13 8 (12.50%) Revenue Management
13 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (12.50%) webMethods

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (28.13%) SAP CO
1 18 (28.13%) SAP FI
1 18 (28.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (14.06%) SAP ERP
3 8 (12.50%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (9.38%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (6.25%) Exstream
6 1 (1.56%) SAP FI-AP
6 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) IaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Junos
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) NX-OS
2 2 (3.13%) OSPF
2 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.56%) Extranet
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) SMTP
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.69%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 38 (59.38%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) General Ledger
3 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.94%) Legal
5 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (3.13%) Retail
8 1 (1.56%) Advertising
8 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.56%) Automotive
8 1 (1.56%) Billing
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 16 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) SAP FI Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) SAP CO Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Citrix Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.13%) YAML
3 1 (1.56%) BAPI
3 1 (1.56%) EDI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.56%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.56%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Derivative
3 3 (4.69%) Equities
3 3 (4.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.56%) Android
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) ERP
3 8 (12.50%) Revenue Management
3 8 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) Data Management
4 6 (9.38%) Test Management
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.25%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.25%) Operations Management
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.69%) Six Sigma
7 3 (4.69%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) VBA
4 2 (3.13%) ABAP
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.06%) MCSE
4 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.81%) CCNP
6 5 (7.81%) MCSA
7 4 (6.25%) CCNA
7 4 (6.25%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.69%) ACCA
8 3 (4.69%) CCAA
8 3 (4.69%) CCEE
8 3 (4.69%) CIMA
8 3 (4.69%) SAP Certification
8 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.13%) MCP
10 1 (1.56%) CCEA
10 1 (1.56%) ISEB
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (28.13%) XenApp
2 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 7 (10.94%) XenServer
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) MetaFrame
6 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) AppDNA
2 3 (4.69%) EdgeSight
3 2 (3.13%) Ansible
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (46.88%) Citrix
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (31.25%) SAP
4 12 (18.75%) VMware
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco
6 8 (12.50%) HP
6 8 (12.50%) webMethods
7 4 (6.25%) F5
7 4 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (4.69%) EMC
9 2 (3.13%) Altiris
9 2 (3.13%) AppSense
9 2 (3.13%) Wyse
10 1 (1.56%) Apple
10 1 (1.56%) Aruba
10 1 (1.56%) IBM
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.56%) Ventyx
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