The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 616 614 602
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 0.098% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £130 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -76.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £103 £450
% change year-on-year
+314.63% -77.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £28.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.06% +48.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
MetaFrame
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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
6106 5592 5105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.26% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3892 3249 2801
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 567 629
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MetaFrame as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 5 £300 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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UK

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MetaFrame.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) LAN
6 5 (45.45%) WAN
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) Altiris
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) XenApp
8 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
8 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
8 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
8 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (27.27%) VBScript
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCA
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCAA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Altiris
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) Reuters