The first table below looks at the demand for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.31 £28.75 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-32.83% +86.32%
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.81% 16.75% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 30
Average daily rate £375 £220 £173
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £98 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
MetaFrame
East of England

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MetaFrame
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds