The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.13% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £304 £250
% change year-on-year +2.14% +21.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 130 131 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.48% 27.70% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 214 302
Median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £286 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £650 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +519.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £19.35 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.38 £73.98 £14.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in South Wales

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Cardiff - 6 £280 -
CCA
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for CCA.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCAA
2 5 (83.33%) Information Governance
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) POP3
2 5 (83.33%) SMTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITSM
2 5 (83.33%) Legal
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

CCA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) POP3
1 5 (83.33%) SMTP
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
General
1 5 (83.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Governance
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) ITSM
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCAA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware