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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 551 614 581
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -33
Contract jobs citing CCA 63 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 19 44
Median daily rate £325 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £291 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £5.00 - £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00

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
10127 11406 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.43% 20.74% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6933 6679
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 549 557
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 59 £325 -11.86% 11
London -1 16 £463 +27.58% 3
South East +26 14 £463 +33.09% 3
East of England +16 14 £238 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £350 -
West Sussex +16 10 £425 -
Suffolk - 10 £200 -
Beccles - 5 £195 -
Essex +7 4 £325 -
York - 4 £300 -
Leeds - 4 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £400 -
North West -2 3 £550 +46.66% 1
City of London -11 3 £425 -
Sheffield - 3 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Basildon - 3 £325 -
Worthing - 3 - -
Surrey +22 2 £300 -13.04%
Woking - 2 £300 -
Berkshire +8 1 £1,500 +328.57% 1
Reading +2 1 £1,500 +328.57%
Manchester -2 1 £650 +42.85% 1
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCA.

1 74 (57.36%) Citrix Certification
2 58 (44.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (44.96%) MCSE
3 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.56%) CCNA
4 42 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (31.01%) Cisco
6 38 (29.46%) Finance
7 37 (28.68%) Windows
8 32 (24.81%) Citrix
8 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (22.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 27 (20.93%) MCP
10 27 (20.93%) MS Office
10 27 (20.93%) SAP
11 24 (18.60%) Data Analysis
11 24 (18.60%) XenApp
12 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (16.28%) Active Directory
13 21 (16.28%) LAN
13 21 (16.28%) WAN
13 21 (16.28%) Internet
14 20 (15.50%) ITIL
15 19 (14.73%) NetScaler
15 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
16 18 (13.95%) NHS
17 17 (13.18%) General Ledger
17 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (13.18%) XenDesktop

CCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.55%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (20.93%) MS Office
2 18 (13.95%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.85%) SAP FI
2 13 (10.08%) SAP CO
2 13 (10.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (8.53%) SAP ERP
3 11 (8.53%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (3.10%) SAP FI-GL
5 3 (2.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 3 (2.33%) SAP BPC
5 3 (2.33%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.55%) SAP FI-CA
6 2 (1.55%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.78%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.28%) Internet
1 21 (16.28%) LAN
1 21 (16.28%) WAN
2 19 (14.73%) NetScaler
3 14 (10.85%) WLAN
4 12 (9.30%) Firewall
5 8 (6.20%) Wireless
6 7 (5.43%) DHCP
6 7 (5.43%) DNS
7 6 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.33%) VPN
9 2 (1.55%) Network Security
9 2 (1.55%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.55%) Skype
10 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) SAP BW
2 13 (10.08%) BusinessObjects
2 13 (10.08%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Vagrant
2 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 9 (6.98%) Maven
3 1 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
General
1 38 (29.46%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) General Ledger
3 11 (8.53%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.10%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) German Language
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (20.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (14.73%) Consultant
3 10 (7.75%) Architect
3 10 (7.75%) SAP Consultant
4 9 (6.98%) Analyst
4 9 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) Administrator
5 8 (6.20%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) SAP FI Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) SAP CO Consultant
8 5 (3.88%) SharePoint Support
8 5 (3.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) SAP XI
2 2 (1.55%) VXML
2 2 (1.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) REST
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.95%) NHS
3 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.10%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.10%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.33%) CESG
6 3 (2.33%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) RIA
8 1 (0.78%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Windows
2 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (14.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
5 10 (7.75%) Linux
6 7 (5.43%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.88%) Android
7 5 (3.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.88%) Unix
7 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.10%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.55%) AIX
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) Performance Monitoring
2 24 (18.60%) Data Analysis
3 20 (15.50%) ITIL
4 17 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) DevOps
5 15 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 14 (10.85%) Strategic Planning
6 14 (10.85%) System Testing
7 12 (9.30%) Coaching
7 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.30%) Data Management
7 12 (9.30%) ERP
7 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 11 (8.53%) Revenue Management
8 11 (8.53%) Test Management
9 10 (7.75%) CRM
9 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (7.75%) Master Data Management
9 10 (7.75%) Migration
9 10 (7.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.75%) Bash Shell
3 6 (4.65%) Python
3 6 (4.65%) SQL
4 5 (3.88%) AppleScript
5 4 (3.10%) ABAP
6 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.55%) VBA
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) VB
8 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (57.36%) Citrix Certification
2 58 (44.96%) MCSE
2 58 (44.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (32.56%) CCNA
3 42 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (20.93%) MCP
5 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.08%) Degree
7 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) MCSA
9 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.10%) ACMT
10 4 (3.10%) CCIE
10 4 (3.10%) MCTS
11 3 (2.33%) ACCA
11 3 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.33%) CIMA
12 2 (1.55%) ACSP
12 2 (1.55%) CCDP
12 2 (1.55%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (18.60%) XenApp
2 21 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 17 (13.18%) XenDesktop
4 11 (8.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (3.88%) Firmware
6 5 (3.88%) NDS
7 4 (3.10%) BitLocker
7 4 (3.10%) vSphere
7 4 (3.10%) Xen
8 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.55%) Docker
9 2 (1.55%) vCloud
9 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.55%) VMware GSX
9 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.55%) XenServer
10 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Puppet
2 12 (9.30%) Ansible
2 12 (9.30%) Salt
3 6 (4.65%) SCCM
4 5 (3.88%) Casper Suite
5 4 (3.10%) WSUS
6 3 (2.33%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.78%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.78%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 57 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.01%) Cisco
3 32 (24.81%) Citrix
4 27 (20.93%) SAP
5 12 (9.30%) VMware
6 11 (8.53%) webMethods
7 9 (6.98%) Apple
8 7 (5.43%) AppSense
9 6 (4.65%) HP
10 5 (3.88%) Dell
10 5 (3.88%) Novell
11 4 (3.10%) Symantec
12 3 (2.33%) Dell KACE
12 3 (2.33%) Google
12 3 (2.33%) Juniper
12 3 (2.33%) OpenText
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle
12 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.55%) Adobe
13 2 (1.55%) Genesys