The table below looks at the statistics for CCA in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
Rank 147 113 117
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.063% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.69% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £268 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -30.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £20.75
CCA
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
648 432 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.44% 18.05% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 263 203
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £219 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 33
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the West Midlands region.

CCA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CCA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £420 -
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCA.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS

CCA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCDP
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) VMware