Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 563 553
Rank change year-on-year -47 -10 -15
Contract jobs citing CCA 23 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.070% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 22
London median daily rate £363 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £300 £215 £183
90th Percentile £484 £590 £536
England median daily rate £350 £350 £369
% change year-on-year - -5.08% -11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £5.00 -
England median hourly rate - £5.00 -

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,029 6,919 7,784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.11% 16.75% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,310 4,555 5,268
London median daily rate £495 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.79% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 127 125
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.75 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.45 £50.00 £44.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.14% +41.71%

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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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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

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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 6 months to 23 February 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
Central London -28 4 £375 - 3
East London -6 1 £300 - 1
West London -36 1 - - 1
CCA
England

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

1 15 (65.22%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 9 (39.13%) MCSE
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 6 (26.09%) WAN
7 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (26.09%) XenApp
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (21.74%) Private Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) Wealth Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (17.39%) MCITP
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
9 4 (17.39%) WSUS

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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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
1 6 (26.09%) Investment Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Private Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Banking Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
1 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) GDPR Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Mac Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Investment Management
1 5 (21.74%) Wealth Management
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
2 4 (17.39%) User Stories
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (39.13%) MCSE
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCITP
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) CCEA
4 2 (8.70%) NCSA
4 2 (8.70%) VCP5
5 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.35%) CCAA
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) GDPR
1 4 (17.39%) IFRS
1 4 (17.39%) IFRS 9
1 4 (17.39%) PSD2
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 3 (13.04%) XenServer
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCOM
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Citrix
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Mitel
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat