The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 31 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing BizTalk Server 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.13% 2.68% 4.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 26.32% 11.48% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Median daily rate £298 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.97% +11.25%  
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 Suffolk with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 61 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.70% 23.37% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 47 35
Median daily rate £280 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £180 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

BizTalk Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BizTalk Server in Suffolk

BizTalk Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BizTalk Server in Suffolk

BizTalk Server
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk 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
Ipswich - 5 £298 -
BizTalk Server
East of 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for BizTalk Server.

1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (100.00%) X++
1 5 (100.00%) MorphX
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting

BizTalk Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MorphX
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) X++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft