Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 532 722 802
Rank change year-on-year +190 +80 -28
Contract jobs citing CCA 67 82 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.099% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 31
Median daily rate £550 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +36.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £374 £308 £315
90th Percentile £725 £738 £573
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £375
% change year-on-year +7.32% +36.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Median hourly rate - £33.40 -
UK median hourly rate - £33.40 -

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 9,904 15,901 17,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.32% 19.15% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,904 9,667 10,563
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £272 £269 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 697 785
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £49.79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in England

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CCA in England.

Daily rate trend for CCA in England

CCA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CCA in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CCA in England

CCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CCA in England.

Hourly rate trend for CCA in England

CCA
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 26 May 2020. 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
North of England +104 27 £700 -3.45% 1
North West +66 23 £700 -3.45% 1
London +178 22 £425 -10.53% 1
South East +92 12 £473 +28.14% 1
East of England - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +75 4 - -
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 26 (38.81%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 24 (35.82%) AWS
2 24 (35.82%) DevOps
3 23 (34.33%) Kubernetes
3 23 (34.33%) Docker
3 23 (34.33%) Big Data
3 23 (34.33%) Hortonworks
3 23 (34.33%) Cloudera
3 23 (34.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 23 (34.33%) Hadoop
3 23 (34.33%) Web Services
3 23 (34.33%) Citrix
3 23 (34.33%) Finance
4 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.84%) XenApp
4 22 (32.84%) XenDesktop
5 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
5 20 (29.85%) NetScaler
5 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (29.85%) Office 365
6 19 (28.36%) VMware
7 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
9 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (22.39%) Windows 10
10 12 (17.91%) Microsoft App-V

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 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) SAP ERP
2 7 (10.45%) SAP PSCD
3 3 (4.48%) SAP CO
3 3 (4.48%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.49%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (35.82%) AWS
2 20 (29.85%) Office 365
3 10 (14.93%) Azure
4 1 (1.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.85%) NetScaler
2 9 (13.43%) DHCP
2 9 (13.43%) DNS
3 4 (5.97%) SAN
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.48%) VPLS
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) Skype
5 2 (2.99%) WebEx
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) Big Data
1 23 (34.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.94%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (10.45%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) GitLab
1 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 23 (34.33%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) French Language
5 2 (2.99%) German Language
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Citrix Engineer
2 16 (23.88%) Consultant
3 13 (19.40%) Head of DevOps
4 12 (17.91%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) Cloud Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) DevOps Administrator
5 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (4.48%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Active Directory Expert
6 2 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) SAP Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) Web Services
2 8 (11.94%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Replication
2 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (22.39%) Windows 10
4 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
4 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) DevOps
2 23 (34.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 15 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (13.43%) CRM
4 9 (13.43%) ERP
5 8 (11.94%) Accounts Payable
5 8 (11.94%) Accounts Receivable
5 8 (11.94%) Revenue Management
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) Master Data Management
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.48%) Network Design
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.48%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (4.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.94%) Python
3 7 (10.45%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) SQL
5 2 (2.99%) ABAP
6 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (38.81%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (11.94%) MCSA
2 8 (11.94%) MCSE
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CCEA
5 2 (2.99%) CCNA
5 2 (2.99%) CCNP
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIE
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
5 2 (2.99%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) CCDP
6 1 (1.49%) CCIE
6 1 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
1 1 (1.49%) QA
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Docker
2 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.84%) XenApp
2 22 (32.84%) XenDesktop
3 15 (22.39%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (17.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.45%) Ansible
2 7 (10.45%) Packer
2 7 (10.45%) Puppet
2 7 (10.45%) Terraform
3 5 (7.46%) SCCM
4 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.99%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Citrix
1 23 (34.33%) Cloudera
1 23 (34.33%) Hortonworks
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.36%) VMware
4 12 (17.91%) SAP
5 8 (11.94%) webMethods
6 6 (8.96%) Cisco
7 4 (5.97%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.48%) CA
8 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.48%) F5
8 3 (4.48%) Juniper
8 3 (4.48%) NVIDIA
8 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.49%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) Concur
9 1 (1.49%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.49%) Okta