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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 643 620 591
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -29
Contract jobs citing CCEA 5 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.043% 0.066% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 18
Median daily rate £438 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £313 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11613 10538 10403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.60% 19.42% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7212 6027 6068
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 537 529
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CCEA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CCEA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 5 £438 +22.80% 6
North West -19 4 £438 +9.37%
Cheshire - 4 £438 -
Knutsford - 4 £438 -
London -11 1 - - 2

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CCEA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CCEA.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 7 (70.00%) Code Coverage
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) TestComplete
4 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (60.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) CCEE
7 2 (20.00%) Puppet
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (20.00%) Gradle
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (70.00%) TestComplete
2 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) Gradle
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Code Coverage
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) CCEE
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense