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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 553 542 505
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -37
Contract jobs citing CCEA 18 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.035% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £495 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +46.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £570 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £290
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 - -

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
10103 9219 8075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.17% 18.88% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4996 4268
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 417 563
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCEA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

CCEA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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 29 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
England -17 18 £413 -16.66% 3
London +8 8 £450 -9.54% 1
North West +4 5 £375 - 1
Manchester - 5 £375 - 1
West Midlands +4 4 - -
City of London +16 2 £475 -4.04% 1
Birmingham -4 1 - -
South East - 1 - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 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

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
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%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.03%) LAN
10 1 (3.03%) WAN
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%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Systems 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%) Exchange Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 3 (9.09%) Thin 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%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
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%) CCEE
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (18.18%) CCNP
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
11 5 (15.15%) MCSA
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
13 3 (9.09%) VCP5
13 3 (9.09%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
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%) XenApp
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
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%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
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%) HP SIM
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
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%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Veritas
8 3 (9.09%) Sophos
9 1 (3.03%) Wyse
9 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
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