The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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 of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 98 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 22 31 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.93% 1.22% 2.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.78% 7.49% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 58
Median daily rate £400 £363 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £256 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £494 £575
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 £23.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% -7.07%  

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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 460 414 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.48% 16.23% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 433 644
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 65
Median hourly rate £18.98 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.98% +17.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.60 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BizTalk Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the East of England

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £495 +36.55% 2
Bedfordshire -3 7 £400 -31.91%
Suffolk +10 5 £298 -32.97%
Essex -19 2 £425 +41.66%
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 25 (49.02%) Windows
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
6 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (35.29%) CRM
8 17 (33.33%) ITIL
8 17 (33.33%) .NET
8 17 (33.33%) Oracle
9 14 (27.45%) VMware
9 14 (27.45%) Java
9 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (25.49%) Finance
11 12 (23.53%) IIS
11 12 (23.53%) XML
11 12 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
12 11 (21.57%) DNS
12 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (19.61%) Avaya
13 10 (19.61%) Unix
13 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
13 10 (19.61%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
14 9 (17.65%) IBM
14 9 (17.65%) Epicor
15 8 (15.69%) Data Management
16 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.53%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
4 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 6 (11.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.80%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (5.88%) JBoss
8 1 (1.96%) CMS
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (7.84%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (7.84%) Unica
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Office 365
3 6 (11.76%) Yammer
4 4 (7.84%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) G Suite
6 1 (1.96%) IaaS
6 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.92%) DTS
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MorphX
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Integration Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Developer
5 4 (7.84%) CRM Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Developer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) XML
3 9 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
4 7 (13.73%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (11.76%) COM
5 6 (11.76%) JSON
6 5 (9.80%) Middleware
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) HTML
8 3 (5.88%) Java EE
9 1 (1.96%) EDI
9 1 (1.96%) EDIFACT
9 1 (1.96%) IDoc
9 1 (1.96%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) WCF
9 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
4 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (49.02%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (19.61%) Unix
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) CRM
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.69%) Data Management
5 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) UML
6 6 (11.76%) Case Management
6 6 (11.76%) Document Management
6 6 (11.76%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.80%) Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) B2C
8 4 (7.84%) Break/Fix
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.80%) X++
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.96%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.92%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) OCP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PMP
5 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) GxP
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (19.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Oracle
3 14 (27.45%) VMware
4 10 (19.61%) Avaya
5 9 (17.65%) Epicor
5 9 (17.65%) IBM
6 7 (13.73%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) Infor
7 6 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (7.84%) Adobe
9 3 (5.88%) Tableau
10 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.92%) Google
10 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
10 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.92%) WSO2
11 1 (1.96%) Apple
11 1 (1.96%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (1.96%) Temenos