The table below looks at the statistics for CCEA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 542 523 489
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -34
Contract jobs citing CCEA 21 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.036% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £498 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +53.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £439 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £570 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +38.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £28.88 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9291 8310 7222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.12% 18.67% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5495 4609 3836
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 388 521
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCEA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCEA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

CCEA Daily Rate Trend in England

CCEA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCEA across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

CCEA Daily Rate Histogram in England

CCEA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

CCEA Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 9 £438 -12.50% 1
North West +4 7 £351 -
West Midlands +3 4 - -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) Citrix
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 29 (87.88%) VMware
4 23 (69.70%) XenApp
4 23 (69.70%) CCA
4 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (51.52%) MCSE
9 16 (48.48%) XenDesktop
10 15 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
11 14 (42.42%) MCITP
12 13 (39.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
13 12 (36.36%) DNS
14 11 (33.33%) DHCP
14 11 (33.33%) Finance
14 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (33.33%) SCCM
15 10 (30.30%) CCIA
16 9 (27.27%) vSphere
16 9 (27.27%) XenServer
16 9 (27.27%) MCTS
16 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 15 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
2 12 (36.36%) DNS
3 11 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 7 (21.21%) SAN
6 6 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (12.12%) Network Security
8 3 (9.09%) Internet
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
10 1 (3.03%) LAN
10 1 (3.03%) WAN
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 4 (12.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 23 (69.70%) CCA
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (51.52%) MCSE
5 14 (42.42%) MCITP
6 13 (39.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (30.30%) CCIA
8 9 (27.27%) MCTS
8 9 (27.27%) MCP
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) CCEE
10 6 (18.18%) CCNP
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
11 5 (15.15%) MCSA
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
13 3 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (9.09%) VCP5
14 1 (3.03%) VCAP
14 1 (3.03%) CCAA
14 1 (3.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
1 23 (69.70%) XenApp
2 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (48.48%) XenDesktop
4 9 (27.27%) vSphere
4 9 (27.27%) XenServer
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (21.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
7 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) EdgeSight
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
3 3 (9.09%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (87.88%) VMware
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Altiris
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) AppSense
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Sophos
8 3 (9.09%) Veritas
8 3 (9.09%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Wyse
9 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software