The table below looks at the statistics for CCIA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCIA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA)
Rank 595 579 538
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -41
Contract jobs citing CCIA 12 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.029% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £500 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10329 10256 8594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.07% 19.48% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5893 5990 4605
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 531 468
Average hourly rate £24.12 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

CCIA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCIA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCIA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCIA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCIA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CCIA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCIA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCIA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCIA
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -18 11 £350 -30.00% 1
London -4 6 £348 -30.50%
City of London - 3 £345 -
North West - 2 £325 -
South East -14 1 - - 1
South West - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -

CCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCIA 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 CCIA.

1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (93.75%) XenApp
3 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
4 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) MCSE
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) Migration
6 8 (50.00%) AppSense
6 8 (50.00%) CCEA
6 8 (50.00%) CCA
7 7 (43.75%) CCEE
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) MCITP
9 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) CCAA
9 5 (31.25%) vSphere
10 4 (25.00%) XenServer
10 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (25.00%) VBScript
10 4 (25.00%) Project Management
10 4 (25.00%) Wyse

CCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCIA 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 CCIA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) Intranet
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) VBScript
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (56.25%) MCSE
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCEA
3 8 (50.00%) CCA
4 7 (43.75%) CCEE
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) CCAA
6 2 (12.50%) VCAP
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.25%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) VCP5
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) XenApp
2 11 (68.75%) XenDesktop
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) XenServer
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (25.00%) Terminal Server
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) AppSense
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Wyse
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) HP