Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 197 171
Rank change year-on-year -4 -26 -17
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 16 4 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.073% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 0.49% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 31
South West median daily rate £375 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £314 £287 £375
90th Percentile £503 £437 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.05% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +61.00% +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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 913 816 1,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.46% 14.95% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 505 744
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +3.45% -0.34%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £213
90th Percentile £545 £538 £513
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 40 30
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £42.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.49% +31.54% +3.93%
10th Percentile £14.75 £19.68 £18.43
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.13 £51.50
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% +3.94%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 10 £375 +38.89%
Bristol -1 6 £485 +11.49% 1
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) SLA
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) SAP PI
6 4 (25.00%) AppFabric
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) SAN
8 2 (12.50%) Linux
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) IBM

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 (31.25%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Support
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) AppFabric
2 4 (25.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) IBM