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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 611 576 537
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -39
Contract jobs citing CCEE 7 10 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.019% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.11% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £319 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £304 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £343 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
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
11650 9016 10179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.01% 17.15% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6559 5126 5300
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 387 585
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.43 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% -18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 25 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 21 October 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 -32 7 £400 +25.39% 3
London -10 6 £375 +17.55%
City of London +22 2 £450 -
South East - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Dorset - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Poole - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (96.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) XenApp
3 19 (76.00%) NetScaler
4 16 (64.00%) CCEA
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (44.00%) VMware
7 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) Banking
9 8 (32.00%) CCA
10 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 7 (28.00%) XenServer
11 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (24.00%) CCIA
12 5 (20.00%) SCCM
12 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (16.00%) MCP
14 3 (12.00%) MCSE
14 3 (12.00%) MCSA
14 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
14 3 (12.00%) SAN
14 3 (12.00%) PKI
14 3 (12.00%) VLAN
14 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
14 3 (12.00%) CCAA
15 2 (8.00%) Network Management
15 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.00%) VLAN
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.00%) SNMP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Architect
2 3 (12.00%) Administrator
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Management
2 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 16 (64.00%) CCEA
3 8 (32.00%) CCA
4 6 (24.00%) CCIA
5 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (16.00%) MCP
7 3 (12.00%) MCSE
7 3 (12.00%) MCSA
7 3 (12.00%) CCAA
8 2 (8.00%) MCITP
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.00%) MCTS
9 1 (4.00%) PMP
9 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
9 1 (4.00%) Degree
9 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) XenApp
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (28.00%) XenServer
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Citrix
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) AppSense
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) CommVault
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy