The table below looks at the statistics for MetaFrame skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MetaFrame over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix MetaFrame Server
Rank 616 609 571
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -38
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 8 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate - £353 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £353 £140
% change year-on-year
- +151.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.99 - £19.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.99 - £19.31

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5040 5126 4831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 9.92% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2989 2791 2420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 595 553
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

MetaFrame
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MetaFrame Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MetaFrame
Daily Rate Trend

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

MetaFrame Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MetaFrame
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MetaFrame Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MetaFrame
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MetaFrame within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -26 8 - - 4
Bedfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -
Dunstable - 4 - -
London +6 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -13 1 - - 2
Northallerton - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

MetaFrame
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
5 11 (68.75%) XenApp
6 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (43.75%) Finance
8 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 6 (37.50%) VPN
9 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
10 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (31.25%) CCAA
10 5 (31.25%) Office 365
10 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
10 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
10 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 5 (31.25%) CCA
10 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (25.00%) Symantec
11 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
11 4 (25.00%) MCSE
11 4 (25.00%) MS Excel

MetaFrame
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) NetScaler
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Intranet
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) XenServer Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) XenServer Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Process Management
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
1 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CCA
1 5 (31.25%) CCAA
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCEE
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCEA
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (18.75%) XenServer
6 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) Altiris
5 2 (12.50%) Reuters
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense
6 1 (6.25%) Bloomberg
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Compaq
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Northallerton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £10.99 per hour + pension
Posted: 11 days ago