Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 725 793 766
Rank change year-on-year +68 -27 +20
Contract jobs citing CCA 80 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.063% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.34% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 18
England median daily rate £530 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £261
90th Percentile £638 £555 £575
UK median daily rate £530 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +28.48% +7.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 1
England median hourly rate £33.40 - £13.25
UK median hourly rate £33.40 - £13.25

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,739 17,295 17,036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.96% 18.90% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,533 10,322 10,482
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.84%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £262
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 781 861
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.36 £12.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.56 £30.00
% change year-on-year +42.51% -18.13% -3.23%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCA in England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCA in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in England

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Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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
South East +28 33 £363 -3.33%
London +53 27 £488 +5.41% 2
North of England +20 7 £713 +111.11% 2
North West +19 6 £713 - 1
Midlands +23 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +13 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CCA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCA.

1 46 (57.50%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (52.50%) Citrix
3 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (32.50%) VMware
6 23 (28.75%) MCSE
7 22 (27.50%) ITIL
7 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
8 21 (26.25%) Windows
8 21 (26.25%) XenApp
9 20 (25.00%) Cisco
10 19 (23.75%) Finance
11 18 (22.50%) Change Management
11 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
11 18 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (22.50%) Incident Management
12 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
12 17 (21.25%) Hortonworks
12 17 (21.25%) Cloudera
12 17 (21.25%) Big Data
12 17 (21.25%) Docker
12 17 (21.25%) DevOps
12 17 (21.25%) Kubernetes
12 17 (21.25%) Web Services
12 17 (21.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 15 (18.75%) Degree
14 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

CCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (8.75%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.25%) SAP FI
2 6 (7.50%) SAP CO
2 6 (7.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (6.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (6.25%) SAP PSCD
4 4 (5.00%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (1.25%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (11.25%) Office 365
4 6 (7.50%) Yammer
5 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 8 (10.00%) DNS
2 8 (10.00%) Firewall
2 8 (10.00%) Skype
3 7 (8.75%) DHCP
3 7 (8.75%) VLAN
4 4 (5.00%) SAN
5 3 (3.75%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.50%) RTP
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (1.25%) ADSL
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) ISDN
7 1 (1.25%) LAN
7 1 (1.25%) MPLS
7 1 (1.25%) PSTN
7 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) WAN
7 1 (1.25%) WebEx
7 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) Big Data
1 17 (21.25%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.25%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) GitLab
1 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
6 3 (3.75%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.75%) Legal
6 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.25%) Electronics
8 1 (1.25%) Marketing
8 1 (1.25%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Cloud Engineer
1 14 (17.50%) Consultant
1 14 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 14 (17.50%) Hadoop Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (8.75%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) SAP FI Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Product Owner
7 3 (3.75%) Product Specialist
7 3 (3.75%) SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (3.75%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.25%) COM
3 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 10 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Windows
2 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (2.50%) Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) ITIL
2 18 (22.50%) Change Management
2 18 (22.50%) Incident Management
3 17 (21.25%) DevOps
3 17 (21.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 16 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (17.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 14 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (17.50%) Performance Management
5 14 (17.50%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 14 (17.50%) Service Management
6 13 (16.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 13 (16.25%) Availability Management
6 13 (16.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 13 (16.25%) ITSM
6 13 (16.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (16.25%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.50%) Accounts Payable
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.00%) Python
2 11 (13.75%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) Shell Script
3 4 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (57.50%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (28.75%) MCSE
4 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (18.75%) Degree
5 14 (17.50%) CCNA
6 13 (16.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (7.50%) VCP5
10 5 (6.25%) SAP Certification
11 4 (5.00%) VCAP
12 3 (3.75%) CCEA
12 3 (3.75%) MCSA
12 3 (3.75%) MCTS
12 3 (3.75%) VCP4
13 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
14 1 (1.25%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) BS25999
1 1 (1.25%) ISO 22301
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) XenApp
3 18 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (22.50%) XenDesktop
4 17 (21.25%) Docker
5 12 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (13.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (7.50%) DFS Replication
7 6 (7.50%) Hyper-V
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (5.00%) vSphere
9 3 (3.75%) vCloud
9 3 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.25%) UAG
11 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) Kubernetes
2 13 (16.25%) SCCM
3 11 (13.75%) Ansible
3 11 (13.75%) Packer
3 11 (13.75%) Puppet
3 11 (13.75%) Terraform
4 4 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.75%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.75%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.50%) AppDNA
6 2 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Citrix
2 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 26 (32.50%) VMware
4 20 (25.00%) Cisco
5 17 (21.25%) Cloudera
5 17 (21.25%) Hortonworks
6 14 (17.50%) SAP
7 7 (8.75%) Ivanti
8 4 (5.00%) webMethods
9 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.50%) Apple
10 2 (2.50%) EMC
10 2 (2.50%) Equitrac
10 2 (2.50%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.50%) HP
10 2 (2.50%) IBM
10 2 (2.50%) McAfee
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.50%) Splunk
10 2 (2.50%) ThinPrint