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 3 months to 22 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 / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 126 109
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 3 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.70% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 3.86% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 19
Median daily rate £425 £439 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +4.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £390 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
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 £20.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +21.95% -17.17%  

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 South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 397 544 528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.73% 18.14% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 383 358
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

BizTalk Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire -2 1 £270 -46.00% 2
Bristol - 1 £435 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
BizTalk Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (10.00%) NAS
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) FCoE
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) SUSE
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C-shell
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Opsware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) VMware