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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 561 543 546
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 18 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
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£330 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £220 £425
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -48.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +120.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £72.75
% change year-on-year
-41.53% -55.32%
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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
4919 4743 4583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.77% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2472 2258
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 566 579
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MetaFrame across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MetaFrame Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
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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 +18 7 £443 +24.64% 5
South West - 6 £225 - 1
Yorkshire +1 3 £335 -
East of England -19 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 2
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MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
6 13 (43.33%) XenApp
7 12 (40.00%) HP
8 10 (33.33%) MS Office
8 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 10 (33.33%) VMware
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000
10 8 (26.67%) DNS
10 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) SCCM
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
12 6 (20.00%) Dell
12 6 (20.00%) DHCP
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
13 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.67%) vSphere
13 5 (16.67%) SCOM
13 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 13 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) NetScaler
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.33%) Broadband
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
1 6 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (13.33%) Server Administrator
2 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.00%) iPhone
3 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 3 (10.00%) PDA
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 2000
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.33%) openSUSE
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE
8 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) CAD
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
1 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) MCP
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) XenApp
3 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) Terminal Server
4 5 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (10.00%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) WMI
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 6 (20.00%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) NetApp
8 3 (10.00%) Novell
8 3 (10.00%) Avaya
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (6.67%) Apple
9 2 (6.67%) Symantec
9 2 (6.67%) Altiris
10 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
10 1 (3.33%) IronPort
10 1 (3.33%) Tandberg
10 1 (3.33%) EMC
10 1 (3.33%) AppSense
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