Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CCEA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 883 878
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -26
Contract jobs citing CCEA 13 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.003% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.014% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 20
UK median daily rate £350 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +2.97% +10.07%
10th Percentile £256 £373 £352
90th Percentile £505 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19067 21849 22716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.68% 20.68% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11676 13604 13682
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £220 £240 £243
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.24% +4.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 872 1088
UK median hourly rate £26.35 £26.25 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% +7.55% +28.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.14 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £49.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +31.58%

CCEA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCEA in the UK

CCEA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CCEA in the UK

CCEA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCEA over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCEA in the UK

CCEA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCEA in the UK

CCEA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCEA within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 13 £350 -17.65%
London - 8 £350 -
UK excluding London +35 4 £350 -17.65%
North of England +66 3 £350 -17.65%
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for CCEA.

1 13 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
2 9 (69.23%) CCA
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (38.46%) EdgeSight
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (23.08%) Analytics
8 3 (23.08%) CCAA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
8 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
9 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 2 (15.38%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) AppSense
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) Windows 7

CCEA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Associate Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCA
3 3 (23.08%) CCAA
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) VCP4
5 1 (7.69%) VCP5
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (61.54%) XenDesktop
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) EdgeSight
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense