The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA)
England / London
Rank 389 400 387
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Contract jobs citing CCA 13 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.086% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 13
Median daily rate £385 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing CCA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCA in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCA in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 2 £325 -27.77%
CCA
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for CCA.

1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
1 11 (39.29%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) Puppet
4 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 7 (25.00%) Ansible
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) Salt
5 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) R
5 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (21.43%) Power BI
5 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 6 (21.43%) ETL
5 6 (21.43%) SAS
6 5 (17.86%) MCSE
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (21.43%) SAS
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP CO
1 3 (10.71%) SAP FI
1 3 (10.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Power BI Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SAP CO Support
7 1 (3.57%) SAP FI/CO Support
7 1 (3.57%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Support
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (21.43%) ETL
3 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Coaching
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) R
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCSE
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) ACMT
4 1 (3.57%) CCEA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) XenApp
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.57%) NDS
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
1 7 (25.00%) Salt
2 2 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 2 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Capita
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) Novell
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec