Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 778 785
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 -38
Contract jobs citing CCA 60 42 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.048% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.24% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 51
England median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £261 £228
90th Percentile £675 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £13.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.88% +2.24%
UK median hourly rate - £13.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -66.88% +39.13%

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 17,676 17,285 21,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.77% 19.73% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,470 10,599 13,747
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 870 875 716
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% +7.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.21
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £29.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.44% +6.86% +24.44%

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

CCA
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

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCA in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCA in England

CCA
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

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 23 July 2018. 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 +14 32 £375 -25.00% 1
London -41 19 £463 +20.13% 5
North of England - 8 £650 - 2
North West - 4 £675 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £338 - 1
Midlands -20 1 £325 -27.78%
West Midlands -26 1 £325 -27.78%
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 29 (48.33%) SAP
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (31.67%) BusinessObjects
2 19 (31.67%) Citrix
2 19 (31.67%) Citrix Certification
3 18 (30.00%) ERP
3 18 (30.00%) CRM
3 18 (30.00%) SAP XI
3 18 (30.00%) General Ledger
3 18 (30.00%) SAP ERP
3 18 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
3 18 (30.00%) Revenue Management
3 18 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
3 18 (30.00%) Master Data Management
3 18 (30.00%) Accounts Receivable
4 17 (28.33%) Accounts Payable
4 17 (28.33%) XenApp
4 17 (28.33%) webMethods
5 16 (26.67%) Windows
5 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (26.67%) VMware
5 16 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 15 (25.00%) SCCM
6 15 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (21.67%) SAP FI

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 11 (18.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (30.00%) SAP ERP
1 18 (30.00%) SAP PSCD
2 13 (21.67%) SAP FI
3 9 (15.00%) SAP CO
3 9 (15.00%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (11.67%) SAP FI-CA
5 3 (5.00%) SAP BPC
5 3 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (3.33%) SAP FI-AP
7 1 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
1 8 (13.33%) Yammer
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) DNS
2 11 (18.33%) DHCP
3 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) Skype
4 9 (15.00%) VLAN
5 8 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (13.33%) iSCSI
5 8 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 8 (13.33%) SAN
6 3 (5.00%) LAN
7 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.67%) Internet
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (30.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
General
1 29 (48.33%) Finance
2 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
3 18 (30.00%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Advertising
6 2 (3.33%) Back Office
6 2 (3.33%) Legal
6 2 (3.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Consultant
2 20 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 13 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) SAP FI Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Management Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Product Development Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) SAP XI
2 2 (3.33%) Kafka
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Clustering
1 10 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 10 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 8 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
1 16 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Accounts Receivable
1 18 (30.00%) CRM
1 18 (30.00%) ERP
1 18 (30.00%) Master Data Management
1 18 (30.00%) Revenue Management
2 17 (28.33%) Accounts Payable
3 15 (25.00%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) High Availability
5 9 (15.00%) Migration
6 8 (13.33%) Application Packaging
6 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.67%) Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Data Analytics
9 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Project Management
10 2 (3.33%) Scorecard
10 2 (3.33%) Server Patching
10 2 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.33%) Perl
2 2 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
1 1 (1.67%) GAMP
1 1 (1.67%) GxP
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (28.33%) XenApp
2 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (26.67%) XenDesktop
3 14 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (20.00%) XenServer
5 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
6 10 (16.67%) DFS Replication
7 9 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) SAP
2 19 (31.67%) Citrix
3 17 (28.33%) webMethods
4 16 (26.67%) VMware
5 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (16.67%) Dell
7 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 2 (3.33%) Centrify
8 2 (3.33%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) BMC
9 1 (1.67%) Capita
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) Workday