The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 38 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 32 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.59% 0.93% 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category 41.03% 16.95% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 9
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£561 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £494 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
- +344.44%
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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 Reading region.

Business Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
78 59 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.75% 5.48% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 34
Average daily rate £545 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.43 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.77% -1.59%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 29 (78.38%) CRM
2 29 (78.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (75.68%) SharePoint
4 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (67.57%) Lync
5 25 (67.57%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (67.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (67.57%) Clustering
5 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
6 24 (64.86%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (62.16%) SQL
7 23 (62.16%) Hyper-V
8 19 (51.35%) .NET
9 18 (48.65%) Application Packaging
10 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (37.84%) SOA
11 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.81%) Retail
12 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
13 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
13 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
13 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
13 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (8.11%) Finance
14 2 (5.41%) CIMA
14 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 28 (75.68%) SharePoint
2 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2013
2 26 (70.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (67.57%) Lync
4 24 (64.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (78.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (67.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Architect
2 26 (70.27%) Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Technical Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) Application Packaging
3 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Data Integration
2 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) CRM
2 25 (67.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (37.84%) SOA
4 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) B2B
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Business Development
7 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.70%) UML
7 1 (2.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) X++
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CIMA
1 2 (5.41%) ACCA
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) AAT
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 23 (62.16%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft