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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 613 618 593
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.016% 0.008%
As % of the System Software category 0.067% 0.15% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £170 £450
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.65 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MetaFrame
UK

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
6000 5472 5053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.78% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3803 3127 2774
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 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 579 619
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 26 June 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 +17 4 £300 - 1
MetaFrame
UK

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 4 (40.00%) LAN
7 4 (40.00%) WAN
7 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (40.00%) XenApp
8 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
8 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
8 3 (30.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) DNS
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 3 (30.00%) Project Management
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (30.00%) Office 365
9 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (20.00%) Symantec

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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support
2 2 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) CCAA
2 1 (10.00%) CCEE
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Altiris
5 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Reuters