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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)
UK
Rank - 635 617
Contract jobs citing CCAA 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.063% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £363
% change year-on-year - -17.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9416 11075 10551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 20.90% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5980 6908 6005
Median daily rate £420 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 402 477
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £12.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £60.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

CCAA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCAA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCAA in the UK

CCAA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) X.509
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering

CCAA
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) X.509
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware