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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 604 602 560
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Contract jobs citing CCA 57 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 40
Median daily rate £313 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.75

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
11458 10991 10636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.28% 19.26% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6594 6003
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 533 476
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 51 £313 -21.87% 10
London -13 19 £369 -18.05% 3
East of England +30 13 £288 +15.00%
South East +16 11 £235 -50.00% 3
Essex +11 11 £275 -
Basildon - 6 £275 -
West Sussex -7 5 - -
South West - 4 £381 -
Scotland +4 3 £250 -
Edinburgh -1 3 £250 -
Berkshire -4 3 £235 -
Reading - 3 £235 -
Bristol - 3 £420 -
Worthing -13 2 - -
West Midlands -27 2 £420 -2.60%
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Southampton - 2 £475 - 3
Hampshire - 2 £475 - 3
City of London +49 1 £425 +23.18% 2
North West -10 1 £550 +69.23% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £342 -
Wales - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £420 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £420 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
2 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 43 (44.79%) Citrix
4 39 (40.63%) Finance
5 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (33.33%) Windows
6 31 (32.29%) XenApp
7 28 (29.17%) MCSE
8 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (26.04%) Cisco
10 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
11 22 (22.92%) CCNA
12 21 (21.88%) MS Office
13 20 (20.83%) XenDesktop
13 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (19.79%) NetScaler
15 18 (18.75%) ITIL
16 17 (17.71%) VMware
16 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
16 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
17 16 (16.67%) SAP
17 16 (16.67%) WAN
18 15 (15.63%) LAN
19 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
19 14 (14.58%) SAP FI
19 14 (14.58%) SAP FI/CO
19 14 (14.58%) SAP CO
20 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
20 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
21 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Office
2 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (14.58%) SAP CO
1 14 (14.58%) SAP FI
1 14 (14.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (7.29%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.29%) SAP PSCD
3 5 (5.21%) SAP FI-CA
4 4 (4.17%) Exstream
5 2 (2.08%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Google Apps
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.13%) PaaS
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.79%) NetScaler
2 16 (16.67%) WAN
3 15 (15.63%) LAN
4 9 (9.38%) DHCP
4 9 (9.38%) DNS
5 8 (8.33%) Firewall
6 7 (7.29%) Internet
6 7 (7.29%) WLAN
7 5 (5.21%) Wireless
8 4 (4.17%) VPN
9 3 (3.13%) IPsec
9 3 (3.13%) MPLS
9 3 (3.13%) Network Security
9 3 (3.13%) Skype
9 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.13%) VLAN
10 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.08%) Junos
10 2 (2.08%) NX-OS
10 2 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.13%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Banking
2 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.29%) General Ledger
4 6 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (4.17%) Retail
6 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.08%) Automotive
7 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (16.67%) Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) SAP FI Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
9 5 (5.21%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) Design Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix Support
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) SAP CO Consultant
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.25%) NHS
5 5 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.17%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.13%) Cloud Native
7 3 (3.13%) Clustering
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.13%) Derivative
7 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.13%) Equities
7 3 (3.13%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.08%) CESG
8 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.38%) Linux
4 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.29%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.25%) Android
7 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
9 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
2 10 (10.42%) Project Management
3 8 (8.33%) ERP
3 8 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (7.29%) Revenue Management
4 7 (7.29%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.25%) Data Management
5 6 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Test Management
6 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (5.21%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.21%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.38%) Python
4 8 (8.33%) SQL
5 6 (6.25%) AppleScript
6 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.17%) VBA
7 4 (4.17%) VBScript
8 3 (3.13%) VB
9 2 (2.08%) ABAP
9 2 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (58.33%) Citrix Certification
2 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (29.17%) MCSE
4 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (22.92%) CCNA
6 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
7 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.46%) MCP
9 10 (10.42%) CCNP
10 8 (8.33%) MCSA
11 6 (6.25%) CCIE
12 5 (5.21%) JNCIP
12 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (4.17%) ACMT
13 4 (4.17%) CCAA
13 4 (4.17%) Degree
13 4 (4.17%) MCTS
14 3 (3.13%) ACSP
15 2 (2.08%) CCENT
15 2 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (32.29%) XenApp
2 23 (23.96%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (6.25%) XenServer
5 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.17%) BitLocker
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.17%) MetaFrame
6 4 (4.17%) vSphere
6 4 (4.17%) Xen
7 3 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.08%) Firmware
8 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) SCOM
3 4 (4.17%) Ansible
3 4 (4.17%) Casper Suite
3 4 (4.17%) WSUS
4 3 (3.13%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.13%) AppDNA
5 2 (2.08%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.08%) Puppet
5 2 (2.08%) Salt
5 2 (2.08%) vMotion
6 1 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 43 (44.79%) Citrix
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco
4 17 (17.71%) VMware
5 16 (16.67%) SAP
6 10 (10.42%) HP
7 9 (9.38%) Apple
8 7 (7.29%) webMethods
9 5 (5.21%) Dell
10 4 (4.17%) Altiris
10 4 (4.17%) F5
10 4 (4.17%) Symantec
11 3 (3.13%) Adobe
11 3 (3.13%) Google
11 3 (3.13%) Huawei
11 3 (3.13%) Oracle
11 3 (3.13%) ServiceNow
11 3 (3.13%) Wyse
12 2 (2.08%) EMC
12 2 (2.08%) NetApp
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