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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 593 569 535
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -34
Contract jobs citing CCEE 20 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 15
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£393 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £375
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
10437 10204 8844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.69% 19.28% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6117 5810 4731
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 464 498
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.94 £44.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 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 14 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 3 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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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 -35 19 £393 +20.76% 2
London -21 13 £393 +20.76%
South East -10 4 - -
City of London -13 4 £374 +15.00%
Berkshire +15 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 28 (93.33%) Citrix
2 28 (93.33%) XenApp
3 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (63.33%) VMware
5 19 (63.33%) AppSense
5 19 (63.33%) NetScaler
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (46.67%) CCEA
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (43.33%) MCSE
8 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
8 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (40.00%) CCA
10 10 (33.33%) Migration
11 9 (30.00%) MCP
11 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (26.67%) PKI
12 8 (26.67%) VLAN
12 8 (26.67%) CCAA
12 8 (26.67%) DNS
12 8 (26.67%) DHCP
13 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (23.33%) vSphere
14 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
14 6 (20.00%) MCITP

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) NetScaler
2 8 (26.67%) DHCP
2 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) VLAN
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.33%) Life Science
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Time Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Server Building
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) VBScript
1 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCEA
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (43.33%) MCSE
4 12 (40.00%) CCA
5 9 (30.00%) MCP
6 8 (26.67%) CCAA
7 6 (20.00%) CCIA
7 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (20.00%) MCITP
8 5 (16.67%) CCIE
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (13.33%) VCP5
10 2 (6.67%) MCTS
10 2 (6.67%) MCSA
11 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (3.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) XenApp
2 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (43.33%) XenDesktop
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (23.33%) vSphere
7 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (13.33%) MetaFrame
7 4 (13.33%) Terminal Server
8 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.67%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Citrix
2 19 (63.33%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) AppSense
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Remedy
5 4 (13.33%) Wyse
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) 3PAR