The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Rank 578 546 542
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -4
Contract jobs citing CCEE 16 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.047% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 31
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£325 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
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 - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10392 9080 9867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.99% 17.76% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5835 4871 5100
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 501 614
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.97 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%

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 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 30 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 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 -35 16 £325 -10.95% 7
London +17 14 £325 -9.09% 5
City of London +27 7 £325 -20.24% 3
South East -7 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Reading - 1 £375 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
York - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

CCEE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 34 (97.14%) Citrix
3 32 (91.43%) XenApp
4 24 (68.57%) NetScaler
4 24 (68.57%) CCEA
5 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Windows
7 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (40.00%) Banking
9 11 (31.43%) Finance
9 11 (31.43%) VMware
9 11 (31.43%) CCA
9 11 (31.43%) XenServer
9 11 (31.43%) XenDesktop
10 8 (22.86%) MCP
11 7 (20.00%) CCAA
12 6 (17.14%) VLAN
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.29%) MCSE
13 5 (14.29%) PKI
13 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
14 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
15 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (8.57%) LAN
15 3 (8.57%) WAN
15 3 (8.57%) ITIL
15 3 (8.57%) CCIA

CCEE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) NetScaler
2 6 (17.14%) VLAN
3 3 (8.57%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) POP3
4 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) DMZ
General
1 14 (40.00%) Banking
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix Administrator
2 6 (17.14%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) ITSM
3 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.86%) High Availability
3 1 (2.86%) Information Governance
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) VB
1 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (68.57%) CCEA
3 11 (31.43%) CCA
4 8 (22.86%) MCP
5 7 (20.00%) CCAA
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (14.29%) MCSE
8 3 (8.57%) CCIA
9 2 (5.71%) MCITP
10 1 (2.86%) Degree
10 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (2.86%) MCSA
10 1 (2.86%) ISEB
10 1 (2.86%) PMP
10 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) XenApp
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (31.43%) XenServer
3 11 (31.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Citrix
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) AppSense
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp