The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 608 564 565
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +1
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 4 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.074% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
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£313 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +14.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £220
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.53%
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5370 4960 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.96% 9.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2787 2498
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in England

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in England

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in England

MetaFrame
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3 £313 -29.37%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) XenApp
4 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (68.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 12 (63.16%) VPN
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (52.63%) LAN
8 10 (52.63%) WAN
8 10 (52.63%) AppSense
8 10 (52.63%) QA
9 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (31.58%) Office 365
11 5 (26.32%) CCEE
11 5 (26.32%) CCAA
11 5 (26.32%) MCSE
11 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (26.32%) SAN
11 5 (26.32%) EMC
11 5 (26.32%) CCA
11 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (21.05%) CCIE
12 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (21.05%) UNIX
12 4 (21.05%) Solaris
12 4 (21.05%) Red Hat

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) VPN
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) MCSE
1 5 (26.32%) CCA
1 5 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) CCEE
1 5 (26.32%) CCAA
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) XenApp
2 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (15.79%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
1 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
1 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) AppSense
3 5 (26.32%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.26%) HP