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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 591 553 547
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs citing CCEE 10 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.23% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 40
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£345 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £455 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
10416 9394 10251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 17.66% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5899 5140 5257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 491 640
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 23 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 20 August 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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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 -39 10 £345 -13.75% 5
London +8 8 £335 -9.45% 1
City of London +32 4 £325 - 1
South East +1 2 £375 -6.25%
Berkshire - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 29 (96.67%) Citrix
3 27 (90.00%) XenApp
4 24 (80.00%) CCEA
5 21 (70.00%) NetScaler
6 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
7 15 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (46.67%) Banking
9 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
9 13 (43.33%) Windows
10 11 (36.67%) VMware
10 11 (36.67%) Finance
11 8 (26.67%) XenServer
11 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
12 7 (23.33%) CCA
12 7 (23.33%) MCP
13 6 (20.00%) VLAN
14 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (16.67%) PKI
14 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (13.33%) MCSE
16 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
16 3 (10.00%) CCAA
16 3 (10.00%) CCIA
17 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (6.67%) IBM
17 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (6.67%) Remedy
17 2 (6.67%) SCCM

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) NetScaler
2 6 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) DMZ
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
General
1 14 (46.67%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (3.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (3.33%) Project Management
2 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL
2 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (80.00%) CCEA
3 7 (23.33%) CCA
3 7 (23.33%) MCP
4 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (13.33%) MCSE
6 3 (10.00%) CCAA
6 3 (10.00%) CCIA
7 2 (6.67%) MCITP
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.33%) PMP
8 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) XenApp
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) XenServer
4 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
5 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Citrix
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy
4 2 (6.67%) AppSense
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CommVault
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco