The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 59 58 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.42% 0.55% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.01% 3.39% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.90
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
157 118 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.28% 16.10% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 58 21
Average daily rate £345 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £486 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (69.57%) ISA Server
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
4 12 (52.17%) Citrix
4 12 (52.17%) IIS
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
4 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) Change Management
5 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 2000
5 11 (47.83%) MCSE
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (47.83%) SLA
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (43.48%) NAS
6 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 10 (43.48%) Intel
6 10 (43.48%) Windows NT
6 10 (43.48%) Degree
7 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
7 9 (39.13%) Clustering
7 9 (39.13%) UNIX
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 12 (52.17%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) NAS
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Broadband
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 2 (8.70%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) BizTalk Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Clustering
2 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 2000
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Windows NT
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Management
1 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) BPEL
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MCSE
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (43.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) ISA Server
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) BladeLogic
2 8 (34.78%) SCOM
3 7 (30.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (8.70%) Control-M
4 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Intel
4 4 (17.39%) Remedy
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (4.35%) ILOG
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) PlateSpin