The first table below looks at the demand for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 129 117 139
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.034% 0.20% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 2.04% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.31 £28.75 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-32.83% +86.32%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
255 245 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.71% 9.88% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 98 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.51 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
MetaFrame
South East

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MetaFrame across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MetaFrame across the Berkshire region.

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MetaFrame across the Berkshire region.

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MetaFrame
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - - - -
MetaFrame
South East

MetaFrame
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MetaFrame 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 MetaFrame.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MetaFrame 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 MetaFrame. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware