The table below looks at the statistics for CCAA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCAA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)
Rank 643 635 622
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing CCAA 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.026% 0.092% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £288 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11588 10895 10569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 19.46% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 6257 6159
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 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 554 541
Median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCAA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCAA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCAA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCAA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCAA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCAA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCAA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCAA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +3 3 £288 -16.66% 2
South East 0 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
London +6 1 £288 -16.66%
High Wycombe +6 1 - -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

CCAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCAA 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 CCAA.

1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) MCSA
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Application Packaging
4 5 (55.56%) Service Management
4 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
4 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) CCENT
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) CCEE
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) CCA
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server

CCAA
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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (66.67%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) CCENT
5 3 (33.33%) CCA
5 3 (33.33%) CCEE
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
7 1 (11.11%) CCNA
7 1 (11.11%) CCNP
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (11.11%) VCAP
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) MetaFrame
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) ServiceNow
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Altiris