The first table below looks at the demand for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £298 £364
% change year-on-year
+51.26% -18.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £72.75
% change year-on-year
- -55.32%
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
315 216 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.58% 10.04% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 130 114
Average daily rate £353 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.55 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £23.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in the South West

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

MetaFrame
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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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
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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MetaFrame
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco