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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft BizTalk Server
Rank 147 187 155
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -32
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 107 45 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 0.52% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.13% 2.94% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 55
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£470 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £473 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £371 £415
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.16
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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
1746 1529 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 17.79% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 857 808
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 85
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +58 55 £500 +31.14% 4
Surrey -1 18 £500 +5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £331 +10.41%
Oxfordshire -5 6 £425 - 1
Hampshire -25 5 £375 +20.96%
Kent - 5 £394 -
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
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BizTalk Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (55.09%) Microsoft
2 81 (48.50%) .NET
3 68 (40.72%) SQL
4 67 (40.12%) SQL Server
5 61 (36.53%) SharePoint
6 60 (35.93%) CRM
7 55 (32.93%) C#
7 55 (32.93%) Dynamics CRM
8 51 (30.54%) Windows
9 43 (25.75%) Clustering
10 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
11 33 (19.76%) Active Directory
11 33 (19.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (19.16%) IIS
13 31 (18.56%) WCF
13 31 (18.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 30 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (17.96%) SOA
15 28 (16.77%) Dynamics AX
15 28 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.17%) SharePoint 2010
17 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
18 25 (14.97%) XML
19 24 (14.37%) Visual Studio
19 24 (14.37%) SQL Server 2005
19 24 (14.37%) Lync
19 24 (14.37%) Hyper-V
19 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2013
20 23 (13.77%) Finance
20 23 (13.77%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 61 (36.53%) SharePoint
2 32 (19.16%) IIS
3 31 (18.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (16.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (14.37%) Lync
5 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.99%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.40%) CMS
9 3 (1.80%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.20%) Commerce Server 2007
10 2 (1.20%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (20.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (32.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (16.77%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (4.19%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.80%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.17%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.59%) SaaS
4 3 (1.80%) PaaS
4 3 (1.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.78%) SAN
2 12 (7.19%) SSL
3 9 (5.39%) NAS
4 3 (1.80%) LDAP
4 3 (1.80%) Broadband
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) CTI
5 1 (0.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (14.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.40%) DB2
6 4 (2.40%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.80%) PowerCenter
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.20%) DataStage
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (14.37%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.40%) Subversion
4 4 (2.40%) JIRA
4 4 (2.40%) Selenium
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.20%) NUnit
6 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.60%) PVCS
General
1 23 (13.77%) Finance
2 15 (8.98%) Banking
3 3 (1.80%) Retail
3 3 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.20%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Law
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (29.34%) Developer
2 47 (28.14%) Architect
3 28 (16.77%) Technical Architect
4 18 (10.78%) Analyst
4 18 (10.78%) Administrator
5 17 (10.18%) BizTalk Developer
6 10 (5.99%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.99%) Consultant
7 9 (5.39%) BizTalk Administrator
8 8 (4.79%) CRM Developer
9 7 (4.19%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Technical Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.40%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (48.50%) .NET
2 31 (18.56%) WCF
3 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET
4 25 (14.97%) XML
5 20 (11.98%) CSS
5 20 (11.98%) HTML
6 18 (10.78%) Middleware
6 18 (10.78%) Application Packaging
7 13 (7.78%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.99%) Web Services
9 8 (4.79%) AppFabric
10 7 (4.19%) jQuery
11 5 (2.99%) Ajax
11 5 (2.99%) SOAP
11 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (2.40%) XSLT
12 4 (2.40%) SAP XI
12 4 (2.40%) WinForms
12 4 (2.40%) SAP PI
12 4 (2.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.75%) Clustering
2 8 (4.79%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Open Source
4 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.20%) iSeries
6 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.60%) Blog
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.60%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 51 (30.54%) Windows
2 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.99%) UNIX
4 10 (5.99%) Windows 2000
5 9 (5.39%) Windows NT
6 8 (4.79%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) zOS
8 2 (1.20%) Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.93%) CRM
2 33 (19.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 30 (17.96%) SOA
4 28 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.78%) Scrum
6 14 (8.38%) Data Modelling
6 14 (8.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.19%) Migration
8 12 (7.19%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.99%) Change Management
10 9 (5.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (4.79%) System Testing
11 8 (4.79%) Service Management
12 7 (4.19%) MVC
12 7 (4.19%) Workflow
12 7 (4.19%) TDD
12 7 (4.19%) DSDM
12 7 (4.19%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.59%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 68 (40.72%) SQL
2 55 (32.93%) C#
3 23 (13.77%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.19%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.99%) VBA
6 8 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.19%) Java
8 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.38%) Degree
2 14 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.99%) MCSE
5 2 (1.20%) MCTS
5 2 (1.20%) MCITP
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) SLA
2 5 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.76%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.37%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (6.59%) Terminal Services
4 11 (6.59%) ISA Server
5 8 (4.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.80%) vSphere
6 3 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) BladeLogic
2 8 (4.79%) SCOM
3 7 (4.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.80%) Control-M
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (55.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.18%) Oracle
2 17 (10.18%) VMware
3 15 (8.98%) TIBCO
4 11 (6.59%) Citrix
5 9 (5.39%) Intel
6 6 (3.59%) IBM
7 5 (2.99%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) EMC
8 4 (2.40%) Open Text
8 4 (2.40%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.80%) webMethods
9 3 (1.80%) ILOG
9 3 (1.80%) Adobe
10 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.20%) Ektron
10 2 (1.20%) Axway
11 1 (0.60%) PlateSpin
11 1 (0.60%) Capita
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