The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 117 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 27 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.84% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.28% 4.76% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 12
Average daily rate
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£410 £469 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £384 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £493 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
371 231 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.48% 8.16% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 102 122
Average daily rate £440 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Cheshire +16 11 £500 +5.26% 2
Manchester -3 10 £475 -1.29% 9
Lancashire - 5 £300 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 35 (60.34%) ERP
3 28 (48.28%) Advertising
4 24 (41.38%) .NET
5 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 17 (29.31%) Manufacturing
6 16 (27.59%) SQL
7 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (24.14%) X++
9 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
10 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
11 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (13.79%) Logistics
13 7 (12.07%) MorphX
13 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
13 7 (12.07%) Data Management
13 7 (12.07%) Degree
13 7 (12.07%) Master Data Management
13 7 (12.07%) JD Edwards
13 7 (12.07%) SAP
13 7 (12.07%) Java
14 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
14 6 (10.34%) Project Management
15 5 (8.62%) CRM
15 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
15 5 (8.62%) QA
15 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
16 4 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
16 4 (6.90%) UML

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MorphX
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (48.28%) Advertising
2 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Consultant
2 15 (25.86%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 14 (24.14%) Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Developer
5 11 (18.97%) Business Analyst
5 11 (18.97%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Business Process Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.45%) ERP Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Architect
9 1 (1.72%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Project Administrator
9 1 (1.72%) IT Programme Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
1 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) ERP
2 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) Logistics
4 7 (12.07%) Resource Management
4 7 (12.07%) Data Management
4 7 (12.07%) Master Data Management
5 6 (10.34%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (6.90%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.45%) BPMN
9 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.45%) OOD
10 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.72%) B2B
10 1 (1.72%) PRINCE
10 1 (1.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) X++
3 7 (12.07%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.72%) CIMA
2 1 (1.72%) ACCA
2 1 (1.72%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 42 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) JD Edwards
2 7 (12.07%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
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