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 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 Administrator (CCA)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - £20.98
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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
448 272 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.25% 12.75% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 156 143
Average daily rate £350 £343 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £210 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 8 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £22.69 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CCA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
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England

CCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) CCEA
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
3 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
4 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ERP

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CO
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ALE
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Workflow
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) MCSE
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) CCEA
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft