The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 118 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.045% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 0.45% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 - £19.31 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +60.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
218 223 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.13% 9.96% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 70 95
Average daily rate £347 £301 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £29.90 £35.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

MetaFrame
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) VBScript

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris