The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCEA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 617 610
Rank change year-on-year +35 -7  
Contract jobs citing CCEA 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.006% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.028% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £550 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +8.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CCEA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8346 10685 9435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 19.31% 21.61% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10729 14696 11437
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 833 962
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCEA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCEA in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCEA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCEA in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCEA in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £550 -
CCEA
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCEA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for CCEA.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense