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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 405 413 404
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate - £353 £140
% change year-on-year
- +151.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.99 - £19.31
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
1984 1944 1890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.37% 9.17% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1271 1145
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 116 113
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £28.75 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 6 (66.67%) XenApp
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) CCAA
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCA
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) CCEE
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
6 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
7 3 (33.33%) XenServer
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 2 (22.22%) VPN
8 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (11.11%) Server Building
9 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Server Building
1 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCA
1 5 (55.56%) CCAA
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCEE
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Reuters
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