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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 107 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 33 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.41% 5.31% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 8
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£425 £469 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £384 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £493 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +366.66%
Dynamics AX
England

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
317 207 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.74% 7.36% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 84 157
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 12
Average hourly rate £21.92 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.24% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £17.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.92 £44.94 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £22.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -37.50%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 14 £388 -18.42% 4
Manchester -1 13 £425 -11.68% 24
Lancashire - 3 £300 - 3
Merseyside -1 2 £500 +42.85% 2
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (47.46%) ERP
2 28 (47.46%) Advertising
3 22 (37.29%) .NET
4 20 (33.90%) Finance
5 16 (27.12%) SQL
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
7 14 (23.73%) X++
8 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (15.25%) Logistics
10 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
10 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.86%) MorphX
12 6 (10.17%) CRM
12 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.17%) Project Management
12 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (8.47%) Data Management
13 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
13 5 (8.47%) Degree
13 5 (8.47%) Master Data Management
13 5 (8.47%) JD Edwards
13 5 (8.47%) SAP
13 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
13 5 (8.47%) Java
14 4 (6.78%) UML
14 4 (6.78%) QA
15 3 (5.08%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (10.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MorphX
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (47.46%) Advertising
2 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 14 (23.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Business Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Consultant
2 14 (23.73%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.39%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) ERP
2 9 (15.25%) Logistics
3 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.17%) CRM
4 6 (10.17%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Data Management
5 5 (8.47%) Resource Management
5 5 (8.47%) Master Data Management
6 4 (6.78%) UML
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) BPMN
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) OOD
9 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.69%) B2B
9 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 14 (23.73%) X++
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) JD Edwards
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
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