The table below looks at the statistics for CCEE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CCEE over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 620 596 575
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing CCEE 6 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.031% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
10906 10502 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 20.28% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 6074 5197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 490 442
Average hourly rate £38.25 £20.00 £18.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.25% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CCEE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCEE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCEE
Daily Rate Trend

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

CCEE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CCEE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CCEE within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

CCEE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CCEE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CCEE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CCEE
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEE within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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 -9 6 £375 -6.25% 1
London +7 3 £350 -26.31%
North West -17 2 £375 -6.25%
City of London +35 1 £375 -21.05%
South East +16 1 £450 +20.00%
Manchester -16 1 £450 +12.50%
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 £300 -

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCEE 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 CCEE.

1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (92.31%) XenApp
3 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
4 20 (76.92%) Windows
5 18 (69.23%) VMware
5 18 (69.23%) XenDesktop
6 17 (65.38%) NetScaler
7 15 (57.69%) CCEA
7 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
9 11 (42.31%) MCSE
9 11 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (42.31%) AppSense
10 9 (34.62%) CCA
10 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (30.77%) CCAA
12 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) DHCP
12 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (26.92%) Finance
13 6 (23.08%) SAN
13 6 (23.08%) MCP
13 6 (23.08%) MCSA
13 6 (23.08%) VLAN
14 5 (19.23%) SCCM
14 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CCEE 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 CCEE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) NetScaler
2 7 (26.92%) DHCP
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
3 3 (11.54%) Load Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
3 3 (11.54%) Server Building
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCEA
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (42.31%) MCSE
4 9 (34.62%) CCA
5 8 (30.77%) CCAA
6 6 (23.08%) MCP
6 6 (23.08%) MCSA
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (15.38%) CCIA
8 4 (15.38%) CCNP
8 4 (15.38%) MCITP
9 3 (11.54%) VCAP
9 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (3.85%) CCIE
10 1 (3.85%) CCNA
10 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
10 1 (3.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) XenApp
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 18 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (15.38%) MetaFrame
7 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
7 3 (11.54%) XenServer
8 2 (7.69%) vSphere
9 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) ThinApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) AppSense
5 4 (15.38%) Altiris
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Remedy
6 3 (11.54%) Wyse
7 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.85%) F5
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.85%) Veeam