The table below looks at the statistics for CCEA in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEA over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 390 382 358
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing CCEA 8 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.041% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.24% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £200 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
CCEA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4085 3742 3203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.24% 17.12% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2331 1989
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 90 108
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £39.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCEA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCEA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CCEA Daily Rate Trend in London

CCEA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

CCEA Hourly Rate Trend in London

CCEA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +15 2 £475 +18.75% 1
CCEA
England

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (87.50%) XenApp
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) CCA
5 10 (62.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) MCSE
7 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (50.00%) DNS
7 8 (50.00%) DHCP
7 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 8 (50.00%) MCITP
7 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (43.75%) Altiris
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
9 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (37.50%) CCEE
10 5 (31.25%) CCNP
10 5 (31.25%) CCNA

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Lync
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
1 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
1 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCA
4 9 (56.25%) MCSE
5 8 (50.00%) MCITP
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) CCEE
7 5 (31.25%) CCNP
7 5 (31.25%) CCNA
7 5 (31.25%) MCSA
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (18.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) VCP5
9 2 (12.50%) CCIA
9 2 (12.50%) MCTS
9 2 (12.50%) MCP
10 1 (6.25%) CCIE
10 1 (6.25%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) XenApp
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) XenDesktop
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (18.75%) XenServer
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) HP SIM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
3 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (81.25%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Altiris
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) AppSense
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos