The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 200 198 203
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.045% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.53% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £150 £125
% change year-on-year
+135.00% +19.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
- +160.86%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
475 571 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.45% 8.49% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 378 312
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 60
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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

MetaFrame
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) F5

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) F5