Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 730 489 657
Rank change year-on-year -241 +168 +143
Contract jobs citing CCA 30 28 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.091% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 72
10th Percentile £330 £333 £313
25th Percentile £375 £434 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £563 £400
Median % change year-on-year -17.78% +40.63% +3.90%
75th Percentile £495 £569 £563
90th Percentile £735 £608 £587
UK median daily rate £490 £563 £400
% change year-on-year -12.89% +40.63% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.34 -
UK median hourly rate - £20.34 -

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 13,312 7,305 15,482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.89% 23.86% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,547 4,936 9,932
10th Percentile £306 £299 £263
25th Percentile £413 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £473
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +0.42% +5.11%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £565
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 335 660
10th Percentile £13.13 £15.00 £14.07
25th Percentile £16.43 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate £29.40 £40.00 £36.60
Median % change year-on-year -26.50% +9.29% +58.68%
75th Percentile £53.57 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £66.76 £64.50 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% +56.25%

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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 -77 12 £490 +25.64% 2
London -197 7 £400 -24.88% 2
East of England -42 5 £500 +122.22%
Midlands -71 2 £650 - 2
East Midlands -33 1 - - 1
West Midlands -65 1 £650 - 1
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
3 10 (33.33%) SAP
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) AWS
5 7 (23.33%) Revenue Management
5 7 (23.33%) SAP Data Services
5 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (23.33%) Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) Master Data Management
5 7 (23.33%) Accounts Payable
5 7 (23.33%) Accounts Receivable
5 7 (23.33%) ERP
5 7 (23.33%) CRM
5 7 (23.33%) ABAP
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
5 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
5 7 (23.33%) SAP ERP
5 7 (23.33%) Test Management
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix
6 6 (20.00%) MCSE
6 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (20.00%) XenApp
6 6 (20.00%) Azure

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) SAP ERP
2 3 (10.00%) SAP CO
3 2 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.33%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) Network Security
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) IPv4
3 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.33%) SNMP
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (23.33%) SAP BW
1 7 (23.33%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.33%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) Impala
4 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Postman
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Social Skills
3 7 (23.33%) General Ledger
3 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
1 10 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Head of DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) Kafka
3 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.33%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Unix
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Accounts Payable
1 7 (23.33%) Accounts Receivable
1 7 (23.33%) Analytics
1 7 (23.33%) CRM
1 7 (23.33%) ERP
1 7 (23.33%) Master Data Management
1 7 (23.33%) Revenue Management
1 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (23.33%) Test Management
2 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (10.00%) Personalization
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) ABAP
2 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (13.33%) MCITP
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
4 4 (13.33%) MCTS
4 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSP
7 1 (3.33%) CISM
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Accessibility
1 2 (6.67%) QA
1 2 (6.67%) WCAG
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.33%) NIST
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) XenApp
1 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) NFS
4 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.67%) Docker
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) HDFS
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.33%) CASB
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) Ivanti
6 3 (10.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) Shavlik
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
8 1 (3.33%) BT
8 1 (3.33%) HubSpot
8 1 (3.33%) Qualys
8 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.33%) Snow
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk