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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA)
Rank 608 572 549
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -23
Contract jobs citing CCIA 5 5 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.072%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.043% 0.056% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
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£380 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
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
11667 8979 9939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.99% 17.12% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6589 5120 5187
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 385 577
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.53 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
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 21 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 24 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 5 £380 +8.57% 4
London -4 4 £365 +12.30% 1
City of London +15 1 £380 - 1
South East - 1 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £450 - 1
Reading - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

CCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) CCEE
3 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) CCA
4 4 (50.00%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) CCAA
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) CCEA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) PMP
7 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) MCSE
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

CCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCEE
3 4 (50.00%) CCA
4 2 (25.00%) CCAA
4 2 (25.00%) CCEA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) CCIE
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 4 (50.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
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