The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 111 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 16 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.25% 10.53% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 10
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£554 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £534 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Dynamics AX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Business Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
173 171 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.54% 6.53% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 65
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £557 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 +18 14 £563 +10.29% 7
Hungerford - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Dynamics AX
South East

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 33 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (77.50%) CRM
2 31 (77.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 28 (70.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (67.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
6 26 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (65.00%) Clustering
6 26 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (65.00%) Lync
7 24 (60.00%) SQL
7 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
8 20 (50.00%) .NET
9 19 (47.50%) Application Packaging
10 15 (37.50%) SOA
10 15 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.00%) Retail
12 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
13 3 (7.50%) Finance
13 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
13 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
14 2 (5.00%) C
14 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 30 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 28 (70.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 28 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (67.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (65.00%) Lync
4 26 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (65.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Architect
2 28 (70.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.50%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) CRM
2 26 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (37.50%) SOA
4 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.00%) B2B
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Business Development
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.50%) UML
7 1 (2.50%) Logistics
7 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
2 2 (5.00%) X++
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ACCA
1 2 (5.00%) CIMA
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) AAT
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) Microsoft