Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 15 November 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 308 267
Rank change year-on-year -32 -41 -2
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 53 64 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.38% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.15% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 89
South East median daily rate £470 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £319
90th Percentile £575 £610 £514
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
South East median hourly rate £41.25 - £42.50
10th Percentile £29.04 - £38.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £44.75
England median hourly rate £33.45 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +33.81% +4.17% +9.09%

BizTalk Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,967 2,973 3,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.73% 17.62% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,802 1,769 1,849
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 107 129
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £19.34 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.78% -12.09% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £48.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +5.26%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South East

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South East over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BizTalk Server 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BizTalk Server within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -8 18 £406 -4.41% 4
Surrey -15 18 £450 +5.88% 5
Thames Valley -9 7 £481 +6.94% 1
West Sussex -10 5 £445 -1.11% 1
Berkshire -21 5 £481 +13.24%
Oxfordshire +14 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BizTalk Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 23 (43.40%) C#
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
6 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.53%) Finance
7 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
8 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle
9 8 (15.09%) Java
9 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
9 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (13.21%) SCOM
10 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
10 7 (13.21%) SOA
10 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
10 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.32%) Google
11 6 (11.32%) IIS
11 6 (11.32%) EDI
11 6 (11.32%) SAN
11 6 (11.32%) jQuery
11 6 (11.32%) WCF
11 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) PaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 3 (5.66%) SaaS
5 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
5 2 (3.77%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 2 (3.77%) Serverless
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.77%) FTP
4 2 (3.77%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.77%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (3.77%) Redis
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (1.89%) Power BI
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.77%) XMLUnit
5 1 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (1.89%) Grunt
5 1 (1.89%) gulp
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Mocha
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 23 (43.40%) BizTalk Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) EDI
3 6 (11.32%) jQuery
3 6 (11.32%) WCF
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.43%) Drools
4 5 (9.43%) Middleware
4 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.43%) XSLT
5 4 (7.55%) XML
6 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 3 (5.66%) REST
6 3 (5.66%) SOAP
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
7 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) HTML
7 2 (3.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.98%) Linux
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
6 3 (5.66%) AIX
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Solaris
7 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (13.21%) SOA
2 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (9.43%) DevOps
3 5 (9.43%) Scrum
3 5 (9.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (7.55%) B2B
4 4 (7.55%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) MVC
4 4 (7.55%) OO
4 4 (7.55%) TDD
4 4 (7.55%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.66%) EAI
5 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) C#
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.43%) Python
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCITP
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) VCP6
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCOM
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Nagios
3 3 (5.66%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.77%) PaperCut
4 2 (3.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.32%) ForgeRock
3 6 (11.32%) Google
4 5 (9.43%) Splunk
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 3 (5.66%) HP
5 3 (5.66%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (3.77%) Juniper
6 2 (3.77%) Meraki
6 2 (3.77%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.77%) Polycom
6 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.77%) WatchGuard