Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCAA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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 Advanced Administrator (CCAA)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 878 875
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing CCAA 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.003% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.014% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
UK median daily rate £310 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +39.53% -0.62%
10th Percentile £265 £408 £265
90th Percentile £350 £513 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £500 £275
% change year-on-year -38.00% +81.82% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCAA 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19240 21636 22485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 20.66% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11789 13485 13553
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £243 £244
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +3.23% +0.65% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 902 856 1079
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.13 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +31.58%

CCAA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCAA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCAA in the UK

CCAA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCAA in the UK

CCAA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCAA in the UK

CCAA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCAA within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +29 12 £310 -38.00% 2
Wales - 7 £280 -
England +20 6 £350 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
North of England - 4 £350 - 1
South East 0 1 £300 -40.00% 1
London -19 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCAA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCAA.

1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCA
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) XenApp
4 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
5 6 (46.15%) ISEB
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) POP3
6 5 (38.46%) SMTP
6 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) NHS
6 5 (38.46%) Service Management
6 5 (38.46%) ITSM
6 5 (38.46%) Legal
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
6 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM

CCAA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) POP3
3 5 (38.46%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) SMS
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 5 (38.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Information Governance
2 5 (38.46%) ITSM
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCA
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (30.77%) CCEA
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) XenServer
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) EdgeSight
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Canon
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.69%) Polycom
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec