The first table below looks at the demand for CCEA in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 185 217 221
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Contract jobs citing CCEA 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.042% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
898 1096 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.58% 15.46% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 743 688
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CCEA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCEA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCEA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CCEA across the City of London region.

CCEA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCEA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CCEA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CCEA across the City of London region.

CCEA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCEA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCEA.

1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (78.57%) CCEE
3 11 (78.57%) NetScaler
4 9 (64.29%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) CCA
7 3 (21.43%) XenServer
8 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (14.29%) PKI
8 2 (14.29%) VLAN
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) MCSA
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Remedy
9 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
9 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (7.14%) Firewall

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CCEA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CCEA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) IMAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
1 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCEE
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) CCA
4 2 (14.29%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) XenServer
5 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) XenMobile
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco