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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 567 561 517
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -44
Contract jobs citing CCEA 13 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.029% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £263 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 - £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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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
9759 10051 8023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.28% 19.56% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5743 4289
Average daily rate £395 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 504 464
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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

CCEA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCEA across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CCEA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

CCEA
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 17 April 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 +1 6 £313 +8.69% 4
North West - 5 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
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CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (100.00%) Citrix
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 27 (79.41%) CCA
4 26 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (76.47%) VMware
5 24 (70.59%) MCSE
6 22 (64.71%) XenApp
6 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (61.76%) XenDesktop
7 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
8 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
9 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (50.00%) MCITP
10 15 (44.12%) MS Exchange
11 14 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (41.18%) CCIA
12 13 (38.24%) Finance
13 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (32.35%) DNS
14 11 (32.35%) NetScaler
15 10 (29.41%) DHCP
15 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (26.47%) Migration
16 9 (26.47%) CCEE
17 8 (23.53%) XenServer
17 8 (23.53%) AppSense
17 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (44.12%) MS Exchange
2 14 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
1 11 (32.35%) NetScaler
2 10 (29.41%) DHCP
3 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) VLAN
5 4 (11.76%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) AIX
5 4 (11.76%) Solaris
6 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Debian
7 1 (2.94%) Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
2 5 (14.71%) Load Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Time Management
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.94%) Security Management
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 27 (79.41%) CCA
3 26 (76.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (70.59%) MCSE
5 17 (50.00%) MCITP
6 14 (41.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (41.18%) CCIA
7 9 (26.47%) CCEE
8 7 (20.59%) MCTS
8 7 (20.59%) MCP
8 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (20.59%) CCNA
9 6 (17.65%) CCNP
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) MCSD
11 4 (11.76%) MCSA
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 2 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (5.88%) VCAP
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) XenApp
2 21 (61.76%) XenDesktop
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (23.53%) XenServer
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (14.71%) vSphere
5 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) Terminal Server
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) AppSense
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) Wyse
7 4 (11.76%) Altiris
8 3 (8.82%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) Sophos
9 2 (5.88%) Veritas
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) CommVault
10 1 (2.94%) TOWER Software