The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 108 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 39 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.05% 2.31% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 3
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£513 £274 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.21% -28.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
- +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
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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 South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
243 130 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.44% 5.51% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 76 125
Average daily rate £450 £415 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.08 £30.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +69.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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
Bristol +2 17 £545 +75.80% 5
Dorset - 10 £513 - 3
Somerset - 6 £468 - 1
Wiltshire -11 4 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 1
Cornwall - - - - 2
Devon - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) CRM
3 18 (38.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (36.17%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
5 16 (34.04%) .NET
6 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
7 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
7 13 (27.66%) Clustering
7 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
8 12 (25.53%) ERP
8 12 (25.53%) Lync
8 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
10 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.89%) Migration
12 7 (14.89%) Finance
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
14 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
14 5 (10.64%) Data Integration
14 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (36.17%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
3 14 (29.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (27.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (25.53%) Lync
5 12 (25.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) ZAP BI
4 2 (4.26%) OLAP
4 2 (4.26%) OLTP
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (27.66%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
5 7 (14.89%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Programme Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Support Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Project Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) MDX
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Reference Data
2 5 (10.64%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) CRM
2 14 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (25.53%) ERP
4 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) Matrix Management
6 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) OOP
7 3 (6.38%) Lean Manufacturing
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) X++
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Certification
2 1 (2.13%) MBA
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Active Directory
1 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore