The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 433 431 433
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.026% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.074% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £313 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £110 £325
% change year-on-year
- -66.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.00
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
2715 2209 2385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.00% 9.46% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1476 1532
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 163
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.45 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MetaFrame as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MetaFrame also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for MetaFrame.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) Altiris
5 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Altiris