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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 582 585 542
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -43
Contract jobs citing CCEE 11 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £362
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.98%
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
10798 11013 8885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.32% 19.54% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6104 6209 4710
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 547 500
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 17 April 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 -3 11 £375 -6.25% 5
North West - 6 £388 -
Manchester - 6 £388 -
London -2 2 £350 -17.88% 2
South East - 2 £375 - 2
City of London +19 1 £350 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
1 27 (100.00%) XenApp
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 21 (77.78%) XenDesktop
4 17 (62.96%) CCA
5 15 (55.56%) CCAA
6 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
7 11 (40.74%) AppSense
7 11 (40.74%) VMware
7 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
8 10 (37.04%) MCSE
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) CCEA
9 9 (33.33%) Migration
9 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (29.63%) vSphere
11 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
11 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (22.22%) DHCP
12 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 6 (22.22%) DNS
12 6 (22.22%) VBScript
12 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
12 6 (22.22%) CCIA
12 6 (22.22%) VCP5
13 5 (18.52%) Time Management

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
2 6 (22.22%) DHCP
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Time Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (62.96%) CCA
3 15 (55.56%) CCAA
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (37.04%) MCSE
6 9 (33.33%) CCEA
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (22.22%) CCIA
8 6 (22.22%) VCP5
9 5 (18.52%) MCITP
10 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (14.81%) CCIE
11 3 (11.11%) MCSA
12 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) XenApp
2 21 (77.78%) XenDesktop
3 13 (48.15%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) vSphere
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (18.52%) Terminal Server
7 4 (14.81%) MetaFrame
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
9 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) AppSense
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Wyse
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco