The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 54 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCA 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.74% - 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £21.44
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +16.63%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
269 173 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.01% 30.84% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 86 83
Average daily rate £400 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% +7.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.30 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CCA
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 - 13 £388 - 1
CCA
UK

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) MS Office
3 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 13 (50.00%) Project Management
5 12 (46.15%) Banking
5 12 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
6 11 (42.31%) AS400
6 11 (42.31%) UML
7 8 (30.77%) MS Project
8 7 (26.92%) Legal
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
9 6 (23.08%) Content Management
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) OO
9 6 (23.08%) SOA
9 6 (23.08%) TestDirector
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (19.23%) XenApp
11 4 (15.38%) Business Development
11 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
11 4 (15.38%) WAN
11 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
12 3 (11.54%) ITIL

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Office
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (30.77%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) POP3
2 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.69%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 7 (26.92%) Legal
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Change Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) AS400
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Project Management
2 11 (42.31%) UML
2 11 (42.31%) Business Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) SOA
3 6 (23.08%) Content Management
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Development
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.85%) ITSM
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCEE
3 3 (11.54%) CCAA
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (3.85%) ACCA
5 1 (3.85%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.54%) XenServer
3 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) AppSense