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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 88 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.90% 0.74%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.17% 10.98% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50
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
48 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.40% 8.18% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 18
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £377 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.42 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.15% -21.54%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau