The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 68 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing CCA 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.65% 1.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.14% 6.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 0
Average daily rate
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£470 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £26.00 £16.96
% change year-on-year
-42.30% +53.30%
CCA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
253 145 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.15% 27.51% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 82 71
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.93 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCA across the Wales region.

CCA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

CCA Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

CCA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Wales -12 13 £470 +25.33%
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UK

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing CCA 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 CCA.

1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Banking
3 12 (46.15%) MS Office
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) UML
4 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 10 (38.46%) AS400
4 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) MS Project
7 5 (19.23%) TestDirector
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) J2EE
7 5 (19.23%) Legal
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Content Management
8 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 4 (15.38%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (11.54%) Business Development
10 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing CCA 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 CCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Office
2 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (26.92%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Legal
4 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Tester
2 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) UML
1 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 8 (30.77%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Content Management
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ACCA
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft