The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 85 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% - 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.94% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£290 - £197
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49
BizTalk Server
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
206 224 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.12% 18.44% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 101 141
Average daily rate £323 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.10 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Bolton - 1 £288 -
BizTalk Server
North West

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) CRM
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) VB6
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) GIS
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) WCF

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft