The table below looks at the statistics for CCEA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEA over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 637 629 613
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing CCEA 7 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Average daily rate £461 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.24% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11855 10946 10758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 19.65% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 6202 6108
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 537 533
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.93 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCEA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCEA
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCEA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCEA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCEA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCEA
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England -27 7 £461 +27.24% 5
North West -7 6 £461 +15.31%
Knutsford - 6 £461 -
Cheshire - 6 £461 -
London -4 1 - - 1

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 8 (57.14%) XenApp
5 7 (50.00%) CCEE
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (42.86%) Code Coverage
6 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
6 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
7 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) MCP
8 4 (28.57%) VLAN
8 4 (28.57%) AppSense
8 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
9 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 3 (21.43%) Finance

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
1 4 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (42.86%) TestComplete
2 5 (35.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Code Coverage
1 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 6 (42.86%) TDD
1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCEE
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) MCP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
7 1 (7.14%) CCA
7 1 (7.14%) CCAA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) XenApp
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (14.29%) Altiris
5 2 (14.29%) Remedy