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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 566 542 509
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -33
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 13 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £388 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £408 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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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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
North West - 8 £350 -
London -15 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £350 -
East of England - 1 £75 -
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MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 11 (78.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 11 (78.57%) XenApp
5 10 (71.43%) QA
5 10 (71.43%) AppSense
5 10 (71.43%) LAN
5 10 (71.43%) WAN
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (28.57%) CCEE
7 4 (28.57%) CCAA
7 4 (28.57%) EMC
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) CCA
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 4 (28.57%) Solaris
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Office 365

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (14.29%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Life Science
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCEE
1 4 (28.57%) CCAA
1 4 (28.57%) CCA
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 11 (78.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) AppSense
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
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