The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 427 429 414
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.009% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.100% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £425 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £394
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.99 - -
MetaFrame
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2328 2004 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.13% 8.97% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1328 1204
Average daily rate £440 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 144 143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in London

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in London

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in London

MetaFrame
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +39 1 £425 -
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) CCA
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Altiris
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (42.86%) CCAA
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) CCEE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (14.29%) Reuters
7 1 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (14.29%) PRINCE

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCA
1 3 (42.86%) CCAA
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCEE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCEA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Altiris
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Reuters