The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Rank 575 552 535
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing CCEA 18 16 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.031% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.18% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 33
Average daily rate
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£338 £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £433 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10442 9068 9814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.10% 17.77% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5891 4873 5063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 504 612
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.87 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.14 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 25 July 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 14 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 25 July 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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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 -26 18 £338 -8.47% 5
London +8 14 £325 -23.52% 2
City of London +21 8 £325 -21.21% 2
Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 1
Surrey -3 1 - -
South East -10 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £350 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

CCEA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 37 (100.00%) Citrix
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 37 (100.00%) XenApp
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 24 (64.86%) CCEE
4 21 (56.76%) NetScaler
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
5 19 (51.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (48.65%) Finance
7 16 (43.24%) VMware
7 16 (43.24%) CCA
8 15 (40.54%) Banking
9 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
9 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
10 12 (32.43%) XenServer
11 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (24.32%) VBScript
13 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
14 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
14 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (21.62%) AppSense
15 7 (18.92%) CCNA
15 7 (18.92%) Wyse
15 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
15 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (18.92%) MCP
15 7 (18.92%) MCSE
16 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
16 6 (16.22%) VLAN

CCEA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) NetScaler
2 6 (16.22%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) IMAP
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) SMTP
3 1 (2.70%) SNMP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix Specialist
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
2 1 (2.70%) FMCG
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
1 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
1 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
1 1 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) VBScript
1 9 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (64.86%) CCEE
3 16 (43.24%) CCA
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (18.92%) CCNA
5 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (18.92%) MCP
5 7 (18.92%) MCSE
6 4 (10.81%) CCAA
6 4 (10.81%) MCITP
7 2 (5.41%) CCIA
7 2 (5.41%) MCSA
8 1 (2.70%) CCNP
8 1 (2.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 37 (100.00%) XenApp
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
4 12 (32.43%) XenServer
5 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
6 6 (16.22%) VMware Server
7 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) AppSense
5 7 (18.92%) Wyse
6 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) IBM