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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 106 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 31 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.58% 4.37% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 8
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £413 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £444 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +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
293 229 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.21% 7.74% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 101 169
Average daily rate £425 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

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 September 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 September 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
Manchester -1 17 £425 - 16
Cheshire +13 6 £300 - 2
Merseyside - 3 £500 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £400 - 12
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
2 26 (44.07%) Finance
3 25 (42.37%) Advertising
4 21 (35.59%) ERP
5 20 (33.90%) .NET
6 15 (25.42%) X++
6 15 (25.42%) SQL
7 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (16.95%) Logistics
10 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.86%) CRM
11 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
11 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
11 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (11.86%) MorphX
12 5 (8.47%) Project Management
12 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
13 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
13 4 (6.78%) C#
14 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
14 3 (5.08%) MS Office
14 3 (5.08%) SAP
14 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (5.08%) Change Management
14 3 (5.08%) Marketing
14 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
14 3 (5.08%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MorphX
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 25 (42.37%) Advertising
3 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Consultant
2 18 (30.51%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 13 (22.03%) Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Architect
8 4 (6.78%) Functional Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Report Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Business Consultant
11 1 (1.69%) Senior Microsoft Developer
11 1 (1.69%) Change Manager
11 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.69%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) ERP
2 10 (16.95%) Logistics
3 7 (11.86%) CRM
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.39%) OOD
8 1 (1.69%) OOP
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.69%) B2B
8 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) X++
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.69%) PMP
1 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 45 (76.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
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