The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Milton Keynes 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 58 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.78% 1.40% 2.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 9.62% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
- +146.75%
Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
161 104 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.89% 14.59% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 48
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £157 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.89 £18.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.93% +40.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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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 30 July 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SCOM
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
6 2 (13.33%) Staffware
6 2 (13.33%) Papyrus
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (13.33%) Papyrus
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Staffware
1 2 (13.33%) Exstream
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows NT
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) EAI
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) VB
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Intel
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) ILOG
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle