The first table below looks at the demand for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 25 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 of the System Software category for the City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank - 220 218
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category - 0.17% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £298 £364
% change year-on-year
+51.26% -18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £72.75
% change year-on-year
- -55.32%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
MetaFrame
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MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London