The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Manchester 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 69 62 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 17 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.38% 1.58% 0.64%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.82% 15.13% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £376 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
123 119 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.00% 10.46% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 58 94
Average daily rate £375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £259 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
Dynamics AX
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Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Bury - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
North West

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) ERP
4 9 (39.13%) Advertising
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) X++
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) Logistics
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.70%) CRM
9 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office
9 2 (8.70%) OOD
9 2 (8.70%) Process Management
9 2 (8.70%) Balanced Scorecard
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Retail
9 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (8.70%) MorphX
9 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.70%) QA
9 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (4.35%) Degree
10 1 (4.35%) Data Management
10 1 (4.35%) BPMN

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MorphX
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ERP
2 4 (17.39%) Logistics
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) OOD
3 2 (8.70%) Process Management
3 2 (8.70%) Balanced Scorecard
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) BPMN
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) X++
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
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