Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 July 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 West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 191 158
Rank change year-on-year +10 -33 +9
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 19 9 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.16% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 1.05% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 34
South West median daily rate £425 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -4.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £365 £366
90th Percentile £515 £499 £544
England median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.25 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +67.71% - +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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 827 857 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.53% 15.60% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 559 750
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +0.69%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 36
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +38.46% +47.73%
10th Percentile £11.38 £28.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £52.50 £50.13
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.58% -0.08% +5.26%

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for BizTalk Server in the South West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BizTalk Server in the South West over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BizTalk Server in the South West

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in the South West

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Wiltshire +17 11 £375 +38.89% 1
Bristol +3 7 £485 +7.78% 1
Somerset - 1 - -
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 West region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) IIS
7 5 (26.32%) SAP
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) AppFabric
9 3 (15.79%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
9 3 (15.79%) WCF
9 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
10 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) NAS
1 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Server Support
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) AppFabric
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) SAP PI
3 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 3 (15.79%) XSLT
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Borland