The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 100 85 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +41
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 23 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 1.78% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.53% 8.01% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 13
Average daily rate £431 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +39.13%
BizTalk Server
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
416 612 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.40% 22.20% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 353 264
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BizTalk Server across the East of England region.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server across the East of England region.

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Norfolk -5 8 £325 -18.75%
Suffolk -5 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -19 5 £519 +29.68% 1
Essex +5 3 £375 -31.81%
Hertfordshire +10 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire -2 1 £588 -
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing BizTalk Server 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 BizTalk Server.

1 25 (64.10%) SharePoint
2 24 (61.54%) CRM
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (30.77%) Windows
7 10 (25.64%) SAN
7 10 (25.64%) IIS
7 10 (25.64%) Firewall
8 9 (23.08%) SOA
8 9 (23.08%) SLA
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (20.51%) DNS
9 8 (20.51%) .NET
9 8 (20.51%) ITIL
9 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 8 (20.51%) Statistics
9 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
9 8 (20.51%) Server Building
10 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.95%) VMware
10 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.95%) SAP
11 6 (15.38%) Oracle
11 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
11 6 (15.38%) TDD
11 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing BizTalk Server 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 BizTalk Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (64.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.64%) IIS
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) iPaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Yammer
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
1 10 (25.64%) SAN
2 8 (20.51%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
2 7 (17.95%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Development Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Integration Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Operations Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Release Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) SAP PI
3 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (10.26%) Middleware
3 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
3 4 (10.26%) REST
3 4 (10.26%) SOAP
4 3 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (5.13%) COM
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) EDI
6 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Statistics
2 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) CRM
2 9 (23.08%) SOA
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 8 (20.51%) Server Building
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Change Control
6 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) People Management
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) ITSM
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
2 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 7 (17.95%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
4 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.13%) Infor
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com