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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA)
Rank 584 579 535
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs citing CCIA 11 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.097% 0.033% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
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£375 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £370 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £370 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £390
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -5.12%
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
11359 9174 8886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 17.78% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5107 4657
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 395 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 30 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 19 December 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 -22 11 £375 +1.35% 10
North West -2 7 £351 -5.27% 3
Manchester - 7 £351 - 2
London +16 2 £453 +39.23% 3
South East -20 2 £450 +21.62% 2
Reading +18 1 £450 +21.62%
Berkshire +2 1 £450 +21.62% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £380 - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Walsall - - - -
East of England - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Derby - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1

CCIA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (92.86%) XenDesktop
3 11 (78.57%) CCA
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) CCEA
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (64.29%) XenApp
5 9 (64.29%) XenServer
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
6 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (42.86%) CCEE
8 6 (42.86%) Legal
9 5 (35.71%) Finance
9 5 (35.71%) MS Office
10 4 (28.57%) MCSE
10 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
11 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 3 (21.43%) MCITP
12 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
12 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP

CCIA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Server Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCA
3 10 (71.43%) CCEA
4 6 (42.86%) CCEE
5 4 (28.57%) MCSE
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (21.43%) MCITP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (14.29%) MCTS
8 1 (7.14%) CCAA
8 1 (7.14%) VCAP
8 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) CCIE
8 1 (7.14%) CCNP
8 1 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) XenDesktop
2 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 9 (64.29%) XenServer
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse
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