The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
London / City of London
Rank 152 152 191
Rank change year-on-year 0 +39  
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 1.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Median daily rate £325 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +32.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

CCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.30% 14.73% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 350 630
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CCA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCA in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCA in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for CCA.

1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat