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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 594 595 555
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing CCEE 26 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
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
10819 10417 9038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.03% 19.06% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6459 5859 4848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 459 499
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 18 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 31 July 2015. 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 -17 24 £400 +23.07% 3
London -1 15 £401 +23.23% 1
South East -7 5 - -
City of London -12 4 £385 +18.46% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +6 2 - -
North West - 2 £363 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Blackpool - 2 £363 -
Lancashire - 2 £363 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Citrix
2 35 (94.59%) XenApp
3 28 (75.68%) Windows
4 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 25 (67.57%) NetScaler
5 23 (62.16%) VMware
6 22 (59.46%) AppSense
7 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (45.95%) MCSE
9 17 (45.95%) XenDesktop
10 16 (43.24%) CCEA
11 15 (40.54%) CCA
11 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (32.43%) Migration
13 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
14 10 (27.03%) MCP
14 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (24.32%) PKI
15 9 (24.32%) VLAN
15 9 (24.32%) CCAA
15 9 (24.32%) CCIA
15 9 (24.32%) vSphere
15 9 (24.32%) DNS
15 9 (24.32%) DHCP
16 8 (21.62%) ITIL
16 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) NetScaler
2 9 (24.32%) VLAN
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
6 4 (10.81%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Support
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) PKI
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Life Science
6 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Load Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Time Management
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) Server Building
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) VBScript
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (45.95%) MCSE
4 16 (43.24%) CCEA
5 15 (40.54%) CCA
6 10 (27.03%) MCP
7 9 (24.32%) CCAA
7 9 (24.32%) CCIA
8 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (16.22%) MCITP
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (13.51%) CCIE
10 5 (13.51%) VCP5
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (10.81%) MCSA
12 2 (5.41%) MCTS
12 2 (5.41%) VCAP
13 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
13 1 (2.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (94.59%) XenApp
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (45.95%) XenDesktop
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (24.32%) vSphere
7 5 (13.51%) MetaFrame
8 4 (10.81%) Terminal Server
8 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
10 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.70%) UAG
10 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.41%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Citrix
2 23 (62.16%) VMware
3 22 (59.46%) AppSense
4 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Remedy
6 4 (10.81%) Wyse
7 3 (8.11%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) Dell
8 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Altiris
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.70%) F5