Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 782 756
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26 -32
Contract jobs citing CCA 42 90 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 51 78
England median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £261 £228 £202
90th Percentile £575 £488 £532
UK median daily rate £419 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
England median hourly rate £13.25 £40.00 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.88% +2.24% +77.84%
10th Percentile £12.88 £37.50 £25.63
90th Percentile £13.63 £42.50 £51.75
UK median hourly rate £13.25 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -66.88% +39.13% +30.68%

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17150 21539 20155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.57% 21.22% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10487 13622 11892
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £230
90th Percentile £594 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 716 973
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.51% +21.96% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.21 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.49
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
London +7 17 £385 -0.65% 7
South East +16 14 £500 +53.85% 3
Midlands +32 7 £450 +7.14%
East Midlands -2 4 £450 -
West Midlands +35 3 £450 +7.14%
East of England -28 2 - -
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region with a requirement for CCA.

1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Citrix
2 15 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (28.57%) SAP
3 12 (28.57%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) XenApp
6 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (21.43%) General Ledger
7 8 (19.05%) Data Management
7 8 (19.05%) SAP ERP
7 8 (19.05%) Test Management
7 8 (19.05%) SAP XI
7 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.05%) Python
7 8 (19.05%) CRM
7 8 (19.05%) ERP
7 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
7 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
7 8 (19.05%) ETL
7 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
7 8 (19.05%) webMethods
7 8 (19.05%) SAP PSCD
7 8 (19.05%) Revenue Management
7 8 (19.05%) Visualisation

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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.29%) SAS
3 5 (11.90%) IIS
4 4 (9.52%) Drupal
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) SAP ERP
1 8 (19.05%) SAP PSCD
2 4 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 3 (7.14%) SAP FI
4 2 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP AFS
5 1 (2.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.76%) Skype
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (19.05%) Power BI
1 8 (19.05%) SAP BW
1 8 (19.05%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) General Ledger
3 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.52%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (4.76%) Back Office
7 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Consultant
1 11 (26.19%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) CRM
1 8 (19.05%) Data Management
1 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
1 8 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
1 8 (19.05%) ERP
1 8 (19.05%) ETL
1 8 (19.05%) Master Data Management
1 8 (19.05%) Revenue Management
1 8 (19.05%) Test Management
1 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.52%) KYC
3 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
3 3 (7.14%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) CMMI
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Python
2 8 (19.05%) R
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.14%) BC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 3 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CCEA
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) XenApp
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.76%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.38%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Citrix
3 12 (28.57%) SAP
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) webMethods
6 7 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) AppSense
8 2 (4.76%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) Veritas
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