The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 131 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.067% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.58% 0.38% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £413 £247
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.48% +67.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £403 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.49
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
505 527 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.91% 17.71% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 240 375
Average daily rate £340 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 63
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.02 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% -9.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.34 £34.70 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 4 £290 -
Merseyside +3 3 £338 -15.62%
Cheshire - - - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) VB
4 6 (42.86%) CRM
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) OOD
5 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) VB6
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) Siebel
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Replication
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) CTI
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Siebel Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Siebel Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) CRM
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) VB
4 4 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Siebel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) CosmoCom
3 1 (7.14%) Actuate