The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 231 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 19 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.85% 4.84% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 14
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £278 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
666 661 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.88% 7.90% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 342 433
Average daily rate £400 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.70 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £27.45 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the South East region.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +7 5 £525 -4.54% 4
Berkshire -13 5 £600 +17.07% 6
Surrey -7 4 £450 +4.65% 7
Oxfordshire 0 3 £400 - 6
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (48.89%) ERP
3 17 (37.78%) Manufacturing
4 14 (31.11%) Logistics
5 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 12 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 12 (26.67%) Migration
6 11 (24.44%) JD Edwards
6 11 (24.44%) SAP
7 10 (22.22%) .NET
7 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Resource Management
8 9 (20.00%) Java
9 7 (15.56%) CRM
9 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (13.33%) Finance
11 5 (11.11%) Advertising
12 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
13 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
13 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
13 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
13 3 (6.67%) Retail
13 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (4.44%) X++
14 2 (4.44%) MorphX
14 2 (4.44%) Dynamics GP

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.22%) Agresso
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.22%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.44%) MorphX
3 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (37.78%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Advertising
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 2 (4.44%) Automotive
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Consultant
2 14 (31.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Supply Chain Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Programmer
8 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) EDI
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) PMI
1 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.22%) AS400
1 1 (2.22%) Replication
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) Tandem
1 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) ERP
2 14 (31.11%) Logistics
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 12 (26.67%) Data Migration
3 12 (26.67%) Migration
4 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 7 (15.56%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) OO
9 1 (2.22%) EAM
9 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Workflow
9 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) X++
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) RPG
3 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) MOM
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) JD Edwards
2 11 (24.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Baan
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Infor
Brighton, East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago