Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 169 208
Rank change year-on-year -15 +39 +12
Contract jobs citing CCA 15 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.59% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 3.03% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 10
East of England median daily rate £300 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £178 £188 £223
90th Percentile £411 £361 £290
England median daily rate £350 £319 £363
% change year-on-year +9.80% -12.07% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 999 956 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.36% 19.60% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 555 537
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £179 £205 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 99 147
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £29.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.98% +37.21% +16.22%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.86 £11.20
90th Percentile £46.95 £47.10 £49.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing CCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the East of England

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in the East of England

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCA in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCA in the East of England

CCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in the East of England

CCA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -29 7 £275 -8.33%
Bedfordshire - 7 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
CCA
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for CCA.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) MCSE
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (66.67%) MCP
5 9 (60.00%) CCNA
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (53.33%) Citrix
6 8 (53.33%) XenApp
7 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
7 7 (46.67%) Migration
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) MCSA
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (33.33%) VMware
10 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
10 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (26.67%) CMMI
10 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (26.67%) High Availability
10 4 (26.67%) VCAP
10 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
11 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (20.00%) Programme Governance

CCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) WLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Skype
4 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
3 4 (26.67%) CMMI
3 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (93.33%) MCSE
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (66.67%) MCP
4 9 (60.00%) CCNA
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) MCSA
6 4 (26.67%) VCAP
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) Sun Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) XenApp
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) AppSense