The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for BizTalk Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BizTalk Server over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft BizTalk Server
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.95% 0.49% 4.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.82% 3.92% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
Median daily rate £413 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -5.57% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

BizTalk Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 44 51 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.88% 12.41% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 37
Median daily rate £525 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £9.00 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing BizTalk Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in Cambridge

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BizTalk Server in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cambridge

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Cambridge

BizTalk Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) OCP
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (75.00%) DTS
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DTS
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) EDI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Database Security
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) OCP
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SAP