The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 23 July 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 West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 111 105 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 24 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.093% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.60% 1.23% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £400 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.50
Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
250 163 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.40% 7.58% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 104 85
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £17.23 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Wiltshire - 7 £350 - 2
Dorset - 6 £344 - 1
Bristol -23 4 £450 - 1
Somerset - 3 £375 -
Devon - 2 £300 -
Cornwall - 1 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) SAP
4 11 (34.38%) ERP
4 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 10 (31.25%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 9 (28.13%) CRM
6 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
7 7 (21.88%) Change Control
7 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
8 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) C#
8 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
9 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) McAfee
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Resource Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) InfoPath
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Agresso
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) OLTP
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
4 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Business Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
1 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) ERP
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (28.13%) CRM
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) Change Control
4 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) System Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Logistics
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) SAP
3 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) JD Edwards
4 5 (15.63%) McAfee
5 3 (9.38%) Siebel
6 1 (3.13%) Infor
Cornwall
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago