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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 593 565 538
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -27
Contract jobs citing CCEA 13 14 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.027% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 38
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£338 £361 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £308 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
UK excluding London average 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
10658 9240 10108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.53% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 5067 5208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 479 624
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 August 2014.

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 24 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 August 2014. 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 -19 13 £338 -6.57% 6
London +21 11 £325 -17.19% 2
City of London - 3 £400 -
Surrey -2 1 - -
South East -17 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
West Yorkshire - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Citrix
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 34 (94.44%) XenApp
3 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) NetScaler
5 22 (61.11%) CCEE
6 20 (55.56%) Windows
7 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (47.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (47.22%) VMware
9 14 (38.89%) Finance
9 14 (38.89%) Banking
10 13 (36.11%) CCA
11 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) XenServer
12 9 (25.00%) VBScript
13 8 (22.22%) MCP
13 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
13 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 7 (19.44%) SCCM
14 7 (19.44%) MCSE
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (13.89%) PKI
15 5 (13.89%) VLAN
15 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (13.89%) CCNA
15 5 (13.89%) VB
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
15 5 (13.89%) DNS

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 5 (13.89%) VLAN
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) Network Security
3 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) IMAP
4 1 (2.78%) SNMP
4 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
1 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Citrix Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (11.11%) Load Testing
1 4 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) VBScript
2 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.89%) VB
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (61.11%) CCEE
3 13 (36.11%) CCA
4 8 (22.22%) MCP
5 7 (19.44%) MCSE
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.89%) CCNA
7 4 (11.11%) MCITP
8 3 (8.33%) MCTS
8 3 (8.33%) CCAA
9 2 (5.56%) MCSA
9 2 (5.56%) CCNP
9 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.78%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 34 (94.44%) XenApp
2 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (25.00%) XenServer
5 8 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
7 4 (11.11%) vSphere
7 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (11.11%) Terminal Services
7 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (69.44%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) NetApp
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) AppSense
4 4 (11.11%) Wyse
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) IBM