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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 403 403 379
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.10% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
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
1951 1868 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.73% 8.02% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1312 1159 1062
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 152 149
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £33.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 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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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 - 1 - -
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Reuters
3 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Reuters
2 2 (50.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus