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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 63 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 0.55% -
As % of the Business Applications category 7.50% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £82.50
% change year-on-year
- -67.87%
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
80 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.14% 5.97% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 18
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £352 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £44.90 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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
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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 1 £500 - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Dynamics AX
North West

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (94.44%) ERP
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (50.00%) Advertising
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) SAP
6 5 (27.78%) JD Edwards
6 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) Logistics
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) X++
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) BPMN
9 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) Data Management

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 9 (50.00%) Advertising
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) ERP
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) BPMN
5 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) ACCA
2 1 (5.56%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle