The table below looks at the statistics for BizTalk Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 164 205 155
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -50
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 95 30 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.56% 2.05% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 19 55
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£488 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.65
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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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1708 1461 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.38% 17.50% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 802 738
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 90
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -9.73%

BizTalk Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BizTalk Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

BizTalk Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

BizTalk Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BizTalk Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Berkshire +50 58 £539 +19.72% 3
Surrey +4 16 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire -30 5 £375 +10.29% 1
Oxfordshire -20 4 £375 -25.00% 1
West Sussex - 3 £475 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 89 (52.05%) .NET
3 70 (40.94%) SQL
4 68 (39.77%) SQL Server
5 59 (34.50%) CRM
6 58 (33.92%) SharePoint
7 57 (33.33%) Windows
8 56 (32.75%) C#
8 56 (32.75%) Dynamics CRM
9 48 (28.07%) Clustering
10 38 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 36 (21.05%) IIS
12 33 (19.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (18.13%) SOA
13 31 (18.13%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (17.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
16 28 (16.37%) WCF
17 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (15.20%) Dynamics AX
18 26 (15.20%) Lync
18 26 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
18 26 (15.20%) Hyper-V
19 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2005
19 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
19 25 (14.62%) XML
19 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
19 25 (14.62%) ASP.NET
20 24 (14.04%) Finance

BizTalk Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 58 (33.92%) SharePoint
2 36 (21.05%) IIS
3 33 (19.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 30 (17.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (15.20%) Lync
5 26 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.34%) CMS
7 4 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.75%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.17%) Commerce Server
9 2 (1.17%) Commerce Server 2007
9 2 (1.17%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 56 (32.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (15.20%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (3.51%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.75%) Staffware
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.04%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.75%) IaaS
4 3 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) SAN
2 13 (7.60%) SSL
3 11 (6.43%) NAS
4 4 (2.34%) Broadband
5 3 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (0.58%) Firewall
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
6 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (39.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (14.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.34%) DB2
7 4 (2.34%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.75%) PowerCenter
8 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) MS Access
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.92%) JIRA
5 4 (2.34%) Subversion
5 4 (2.34%) Selenium
5 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.17%) NUnit
7 2 (1.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.58%) FxCop
8 1 (0.58%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.58%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.58%) PVCS
General
1 24 (14.04%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Banking
3 4 (2.34%) Retail
4 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Advertising
4 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
5 1 (0.58%) Automotive
5 1 (0.58%) Law
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (29.82%) Developer
2 49 (28.65%) Architect
3 31 (18.13%) Technical Architect
4 20 (11.70%) Administrator
5 18 (10.53%) Analyst
5 18 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
6 10 (5.85%) BizTalk Administrator
6 10 (5.85%) CRM Developer
7 9 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Developer
8 7 (4.09%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 6 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.51%) Senior Technical Architect
9 6 (3.51%) BizTalk Consultant
9 6 (3.51%) Senior Architect
10 5 (2.92%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (52.05%) .NET
2 28 (16.37%) WCF
3 25 (14.62%) XML
3 25 (14.62%) ASP.NET
4 20 (11.70%) HTML
4 20 (11.70%) Application Packaging
5 19 (11.11%) CSS
6 18 (10.53%) Middleware
7 17 (9.94%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.26%) Web Services
9 8 (4.68%) AppFabric
10 6 (3.51%) jQuery
11 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.92%) Ajax
12 4 (2.34%) SOAP
12 4 (2.34%) SAP XI
12 4 (2.34%) WinForms
12 4 (2.34%) SAP PI
12 4 (2.34%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.07%) Clustering
2 10 (5.85%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) Open Source
5 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.02%) Windows 2000
5 11 (6.43%) UNIX
5 11 (6.43%) Windows NT
6 10 (5.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.17%) Linux
8 2 (1.17%) zOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.50%) CRM
2 38 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (18.13%) SOA
4 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (9.36%) Scrum
6 14 (8.19%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (7.60%) Migration
8 12 (7.02%) Change Management
8 12 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.26%) Service Management
11 8 (4.68%) System Testing
12 7 (4.09%) Workflow
12 7 (4.09%) ITIL
12 7 (4.09%) DSDM
12 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.51%) ETL
13 6 (3.51%) MVC
13 6 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.94%) SQL
2 56 (32.75%) C#
3 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.85%) VBA
6 7 (4.09%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.09%) Java
7 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) Degree
1 17 (9.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.02%) MCSE
4 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) MCITP
5 5 (2.92%) MCTS
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 38 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (15.20%) Hyper-V
3 18 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (7.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (7.60%) Terminal Services
4 13 (7.60%) ISA Server
5 10 (5.85%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) BladeLogic
2 10 (5.85%) SCOM
3 8 (4.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.75%) Control-M
5 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.11%) VMware
3 16 (9.36%) Oracle
4 13 (7.60%) Citrix
5 12 (7.02%) TIBCO
6 11 (6.43%) Intel
7 7 (4.09%) SAP
8 4 (2.34%) EMC
8 4 (2.34%) Open Text
8 4 (2.34%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.75%) ILOG
9 3 (1.75%) webMethods
9 3 (1.75%) Adobe
10 2 (1.17%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.17%) IBM
10 2 (1.17%) Ektron
11 1 (0.58%) Talend
11 1 (0.58%) WSO2
11 1 (0.58%) PlateSpin
11 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com