The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 June 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 0.85% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +21.95% -17.17%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 224 234 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.59% 15.08% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 151 146
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -10.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the East Midlands

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the East Midlands

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +7 4 £500 -
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 5 (62.50%) ERP
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) ERP Manager
2 3 (37.50%) ERP Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
2 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) VMware