The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics CRM over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Birmingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Microsoft CRM)
Rank 48 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 10 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.63% 4.69% 3.65%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.20% 31.58% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £82.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.63% +83.33%
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
98 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.99% 14.84% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 30
Average daily rate £375 £435 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £532 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.76 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics CRM
West Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Dynamics CRM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Dynamics CRM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Dynamics CRM 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 CRM.

1 26 (100.00%) CRM
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (34.62%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (30.77%) ERP
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) MVC
8 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) IIS
9 3 (11.54%) SSL
9 3 (11.54%) Advertising
9 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment

Dynamics CRM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Dynamics CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (11.54%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) DSL
3 1 (3.85%) Megaco
3 1 (3.85%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) SQLPlus
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (19.23%) CRM Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) WCF
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) CRM
2 8 (30.77%) ERP
3 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) C#
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sun
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) Northgate
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