The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 137 114 136
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.088% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 0.97% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£250 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £185 £325
% change year-on-year
+75.67% -43.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £75.25
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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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
340 207 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.12% 9.16% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 115 129
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £27.50 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 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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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
Wiltshire -8 3 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
MetaFrame
England

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
3 4 (57.14%) Novell
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Novell eDirectory
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 3 (42.86%) iPhone
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) PDA
4 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (42.86%) Lync
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) CAD
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Avaya
4 3 (42.86%) Terminal Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) PDA
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) CAD
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Terminal Services
2 4 (57.14%) Novell eDirectory
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Server
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Novell
3 3 (42.86%) Avaya
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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