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 29 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 99 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 28 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 1.01% 1.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.61% 6.38% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 29
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -5.51% +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 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 368 392 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.31% 15.81% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 200 289
Median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 29
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £9.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £57.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Norfolk +1 11 £365 +12.30%
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £413 -31.25%
Essex -5 5 £450 +28.57%
Bedfordshire - 3 £400 - 2
Hertfordshire -1 2 - -
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 35 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 35 (71.43%) SQL
3 34 (69.39%) CRM
4 28 (57.14%) ITIL
5 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (48.98%) Finance
6 24 (48.98%) VMware
7 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
7 22 (44.90%) IIS
7 22 (44.90%) DNS
8 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 20 (40.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (40.82%) Avaya
9 20 (40.82%) Epicor
9 20 (40.82%) VMware ESX
10 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
11 16 (32.65%) Oracle
12 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 14 (28.57%) Data Management
13 13 (26.53%) SAP
13 13 (26.53%) Office 365
14 12 (24.49%) Skype for Business
14 12 (24.49%) Infor
14 12 (24.49%) Case Management
14 12 (24.49%) Yammer
14 12 (24.49%) COM
14 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence

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 35 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 22 (44.90%) IIS
3 12 (24.49%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (12.24%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (12.24%) Unica
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (26.53%) Office 365
3 12 (24.49%) Yammer
4 5 (10.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (4.08%) G Suite
5 2 (4.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.12%) DTS
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) JUnit
1 2 (4.08%) Xcode
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) CRM Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Operations Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Security Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) COM
2 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) JSON
2 8 (16.33%) XML
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) Java EE
5 2 (4.08%) Cocoa
5 2 (4.08%) Core Animation
5 2 (4.08%) Core Data
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (4.08%) iOS SDK
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone SDK
5 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 2 (4.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) EDI
6 1 (2.04%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Animation
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.24%) Unix
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) CRM
2 28 (57.14%) ITIL
3 14 (28.57%) Data Management
4 12 (24.49%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (24.49%) Case Management
4 12 (24.49%) Document Management
5 6 (12.24%) Analytics
5 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) B2C
6 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.20%) ITSM
7 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.12%) High Availability
8 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 3 (6.12%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (71.43%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.04%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.04%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (8.16%) CISA
1 4 (8.16%) CISM
1 4 (8.16%) CISSP
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (6.12%) MCDBA
2 3 (6.12%) MCSE
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) OCP
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.04%) GxP
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (40.82%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (40.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Avaya
2 20 (40.82%) Epicor
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.65%) Oracle
5 13 (26.53%) SAP
6 12 (24.49%) Infor
6 12 (24.49%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (12.24%) Adobe
8 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (4.08%) WSO2
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix
9 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.04%) Temenos
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