Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MetaFrame skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MetaFrame over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix MetaFrame Server
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 888 877
Contract jobs citing MetaFrame 0 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the System Software category - 0.062% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
UK median daily rate - £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.00% -3.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £268 £120
% change year-on-year - +122.92% -63.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 £28.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.06% +48.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.00 -

MetaFrame is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12741 12956 11716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.36% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8259 8116 6678
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £157 £173 £160
90th Percentile £606 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 886 1255
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% -6.25% +6.67%

MetaFrame
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MetaFrame as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MetaFrame in the UK

MetaFrame
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MetaFrame in the UK