The first table below looks at the demand for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Application Platforms category for the Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 64 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% 0.97% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 6.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £406 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £354 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £53.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +114.00%
Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
122 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.12% 15.09% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 32
Average daily rate £335 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.89 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +6.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.09 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £32.50 £41.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
BizTalk Server
East of England

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Essex

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £406 -
BizTalk Server
East of England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) MySQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) IIS
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Foglight
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) UNIX
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 3 (27.27%) Publishing
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Northgate
7 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Administrator
3 5 (45.45%) SQL DBA
4 3 (27.27%) Server Administrator
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Northgate
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) Netezza