Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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 Administrator (CCA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 102 120
Rank change year-on-year +17 +18 -30
Contract jobs citing CCA 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.51% 0.070% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Wales median daily rate £280 - £375
10th Percentile £264 - £363
90th Percentile £310 - £388
UK median daily rate £338 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +8.00% -13.79% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +100.00% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 371 446 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.28% 31.36% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 299 300
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £221 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% +177.11% +23.29%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £54.68 £78.00 £43.39
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CCA in Wales

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in Wales

CCA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales +20 6 £280 -
CCA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 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 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 Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
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%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
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