The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cheshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 63 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.72% - 0.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.29% - 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
42 83 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.04% 10.77% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 19
Average daily rate £450 £445 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £51.39 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +14.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.11% +89.00%
Dynamics AX
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £225 -
Dynamics AX
North West

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (45.45%) ERP
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) JD Edwards
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft