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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 108 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 20 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.93% 2.42% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 14
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£405 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £329 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £359 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.90
BizTalk Server
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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
509 413 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.51% 15.31% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 209 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £205 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 39
Average hourly rate £18.25 £21.00 £18.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +13.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £9.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.00 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 2015. 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
Merseyside - 13 £413 -
Manchester -5 3 £375 +9.09% 2
Cheshire - - - - 3
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England

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) IIS
5 13 (43.33%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) WCF
8 10 (33.33%) XPath
8 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (33.33%) REST
8 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
8 10 (33.33%) XQuery
8 10 (33.33%) HTTP
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 10 (33.33%) VBScript
9 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (30.00%) OO
9 9 (30.00%) MSMQ
9 9 (30.00%) MQSeries
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (30.00%) Release Management
10 8 (26.67%) SOA
10 8 (26.67%) OOP
11 7 (23.33%) LDAP
11 7 (23.33%) C
11 7 (23.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (43.33%) IIS
2 9 (30.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
2 7 (23.33%) LDAP
3 2 (6.67%) CTI
4 1 (3.33%) SMS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Siebel Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) XML
3 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 11 (36.67%) WCF
5 10 (33.33%) REST
5 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) MSMQ
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
8 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 9 (30.00%) OO
2 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Release Management
3 8 (26.67%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) OOP
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) EAI
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) XPath
2 10 (33.33%) XQuery
2 10 (33.33%) VBScript
3 7 (23.33%) C
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Siebel
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) CosmoCom
4 2 (6.67%) Actuate
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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