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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 608 570 531
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -39
Contract jobs citing CCA 38 68 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 47
Median daily rate £375 £348 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £250 £400
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50

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
11779 10421 10401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 18.90% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7361 6097 5996
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £541 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 537 491
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.62% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.92 £50.00 £43.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

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 28 June 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 26 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 28 June 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 -35 33 £375 +3.44% 18
South East -8 12 £235 -6.00% 3
London -27 10 £438 - 5
East of England +13 6 £320 +28.00%
Surrey -1 6 £444 +77.50%
Essex +6 4 £258 -
Reading +2 3 £235 -
Berkshire -10 3 £235 -
West Sussex -11 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £250 -
Scotland - 3 £250 - 1
South West - 2 £342 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
North West -22 1 £550 +69.23% 2
Brentford - 1 £450 -
Basildon - 1 £250 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Gloucester - 1 £342 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 3
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £342 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
North East - 1 - -

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (57.89%) Citrix Certification
2 39 (51.32%) Citrix
3 37 (48.68%) Finance
4 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
5 28 (36.84%) XenApp
6 25 (32.89%) Windows
7 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
7 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (23.68%) SAP
9 17 (22.37%) ITIL
9 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (22.37%) Cisco
10 16 (21.05%) SAP FI
10 16 (21.05%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 16 (21.05%) SAP CO
10 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
10 16 (21.05%) NetScaler
11 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
11 15 (19.74%) MCSE
12 13 (17.11%) CCNA
12 13 (17.11%) VMware
12 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
13 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
13 12 (15.79%) MS Office
14 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.16%) ERP
15 10 (13.16%) HP
16 9 (11.84%) CCNP

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 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) nginx
3 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (21.05%) SAP CO
1 16 (21.05%) SAP FI
1 16 (21.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (11.84%) SAP ERP
3 8 (10.53%) SAP PSCD
4 6 (7.89%) SAP FI-CA
5 4 (5.26%) Exstream
6 2 (2.63%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) PaaS
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 8 (10.53%) DHCP
2 8 (10.53%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Firewall
5 4 (5.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.95%) IPsec
6 3 (3.95%) MPLS
6 3 (3.95%) Network Security
6 3 (3.95%) VLAN
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.63%) Junos
7 2 (2.63%) NX-OS
7 2 (2.63%) OSPF
7 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
7 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.95%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (11.84%) Banking
3 9 (11.84%) General Ledger
4 6 (7.89%) Legal
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.63%) Automotive
7 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.32%) Advertising
8 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.32%) German Language
8 1 (1.32%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Consultant
3 14 (18.42%) SAP Consultant
4 12 (15.79%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) SAP FI Consultant
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Citrix Specialist
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) SAP CO Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) SAP Functional Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) LAN Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) SAP XI
2 2 (2.63%) YAML
3 1 (1.32%) BAPI
3 1 (1.32%) EDI
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.32%) SAPUI5
3 1 (1.32%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.95%) Derivative
4 3 (3.95%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.95%) Equities
4 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.95%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
7 5 (6.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.26%) Android
9 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) ERP
3 9 (11.84%) Project Management
4 8 (10.53%) Revenue Management
4 8 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.21%) Test Management
6 6 (7.89%) Data Management
7 5 (6.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (6.58%) Record to Report
7 5 (6.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.26%) Operations Management
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma
9 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.53%) SQL
3 6 (7.89%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) VBA
5 3 (3.95%) ABAP
5 3 (3.95%) VB
5 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 2 (2.63%) Java
7 1 (1.32%) AppleScript
7 1 (1.32%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 44 (57.89%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (19.74%) MCSE
5 13 (17.11%) CCNA
6 9 (11.84%) CCNP
7 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
9 6 (7.89%) MCSA
10 4 (5.26%) CCAA
10 4 (5.26%) JNCIP
10 4 (5.26%) MCP
10 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.95%) ACMT
11 3 (3.95%) CCIE
11 3 (3.95%) Degree
11 3 (3.95%) MCTS
12 2 (2.63%) CCENT
12 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
12 2 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (36.84%) XenApp
2 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
3 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 7 (9.21%) XenServer
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (5.26%) vSphere
8 3 (3.95%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.95%) MetaFrame
8 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.95%) Xen
9 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) SCOM
3 3 (3.95%) AppDNA
3 3 (3.95%) Casper Suite
3 3 (3.95%) EdgeSight
3 3 (3.95%) WSUS
4 2 (2.63%) Ansible
4 2 (2.63%) vMotion
5 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (51.32%) Citrix
2 33 (43.42%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.68%) SAP
4 17 (22.37%) Cisco
5 13 (17.11%) VMware
6 10 (13.16%) HP
7 8 (10.53%) webMethods
8 7 (9.21%) Apple
9 4 (5.26%) F5
10 3 (3.95%) Altiris
10 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 3 (3.95%) EMC
10 3 (3.95%) Huawei
10 3 (3.95%) NetApp
10 3 (3.95%) Symantec
10 3 (3.95%) Wyse
11 2 (2.63%) AppSense
11 2 (2.63%) Google
11 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.32%) Ventyx
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