The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 88 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 1.74% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £330 £220
% change year-on-year
+12.12% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -41.53%
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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 Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
115 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.71% 6.86% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 52 23
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.41% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £11.30 £32.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £17.60 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MetaFrame
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris