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 28 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 424 404
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20  
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.27% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 22
Median daily rate £413 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £244 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £513 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £304 £250
% change year-on-year +2.14% +21.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3407 3689 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.41% 16.99% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4516 5268 4405
Median daily rate £475 £457 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +7.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 68 171
Median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.78% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.88 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
3 6 (31.58%) SAS
3 6 (31.58%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
3 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
3 6 (31.58%) R
3 6 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (31.58%) Power BI
4 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
5 4 (21.05%) IIS
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) MCITP

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Co-occurring 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 (31.58%) SAS
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 2 (10.53%) Drupal
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP AFS
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Power BI Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
1 6 (31.58%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
1 6 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) MCITP
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
4 2 (10.53%) BC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCEA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
5 1 (5.26%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (31.58%) XenApp
2 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) AppSense
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) SAP