Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 212 170
Rank change year-on-year +26 -42 +9
Contract jobs citing CCA 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.048% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £510 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.26% -
England median daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% -0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 861 1280 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.80% 20.66% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 709 495
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £525 £544 £525
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +47.95%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.55 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

CCA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCA in the West Midlands

CCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCA in the West Midlands

CCA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCA in the West Midlands

CCA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Staffordshire +10 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
CCA
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCA.

1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) HDInsight

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) HDInsight
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Dell