The table below looks at the statistics for CCEA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 154 136 132
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -4
Contract jobs citing CCEA 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.75% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £463 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 664 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 20.30% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 338 239
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCEA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCEA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCEA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CCEA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

CCEA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CCEA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire - 3 £475 -
Manchester -18 1 £450 +16.12%
CCEA
England

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 5 (62.50%) CCEE
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
5 3 (37.50%) Wyse
5 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) AppSense

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DHCP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Fiddler
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) TestComplete
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Code Coverage
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Load Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Server Building
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCEE
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCIA
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) AppSense
3 3 (37.50%) Wyse
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco