The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 118 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.042% 0.57%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.19% 0.56% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £525 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
183 178 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.31% 7.40% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 53 80
Average daily rate £418 £425 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
Dynamics AX
South East

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Berkshire region.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £475 - 3
Hungerford - - - -
Dynamics AX
South East

Dynamics AX
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics AX.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) X++
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) UML

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics AX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) X++
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft