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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 59 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.50% 0.68% 1.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.18% 5.21% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£313 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £413
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.49
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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
159 96 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.34% 13.08% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 39 52
Average daily rate £350 £240 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -28.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Average hourly rate £16.29 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.28 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.42 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 20 October 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) IIS
2 11 (55.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) Terminal Services
2 11 (55.00%) ISA Server
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) BladeLogic
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 10 (50.00%) MCSE
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Windows NT
4 9 (45.00%) SAN
4 9 (45.00%) SLA
4 9 (45.00%) Intel
4 9 (45.00%) Change Management
4 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (45.00%) NAS
5 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (40.00%) Clustering
5 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Staffware
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
1 9 (45.00%) NAS
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
2 3 (15.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows NT
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 6 (30.00%) UNIX
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Change Management
1 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) MCSE
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (55.00%) Terminal Services
1 11 (55.00%) ISA Server
2 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) BladeLogic
2 7 (35.00%) SCOM
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Control-M
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Intel
3 3 (15.00%) ILOG
3 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin