The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 75 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.84% -
As % of the Business Applications category 4.55% 15.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £91.25
% change year-on-year
- -76.43%
Dynamics AX
North West

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

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
88 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.79% 5.28% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 48
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £314 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £51.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Warrington - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
North West

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) ERP
3 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) Advertising
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Local Government
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) CSS
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (36.36%) SAML
4 4 (36.36%) OAuth
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
6 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Data Management
7 1 (9.09%) CIMA

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (36.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
2 4 (36.36%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Applications Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) SAML
1 4 (36.36%) OAuth
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 4 (36.36%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) BPMN
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) CIMA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
3 2 (18.18%) SAP