The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics CRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics CRM 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.

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 CRM (Microsoft CRM)
Rank 224 223 199
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 514 413 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.87% 0.89%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.65% 9.57% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 243 326
Average daily rate £375 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £53.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.76% +52.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £82.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.63% +83.33%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4825 4317 5606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.05% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2739 2206 2779
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 78
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £63.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

Dynamics CRM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Dynamics CRM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM within the UK.

Dynamics CRM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dynamics CRM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics CRM within the UK.

Dynamics CRM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM within the UK 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
England -33 470 £375 -6.25% 297
London -43 167 £400 -5.88% 101
South East +23 93 £420 +12.00% 34
East of England +7 46 £350 -22.22% 17
North West +1 43 £350 +13.82% 38
City of London -38 43 £400 -11.11% 34
Surrey +10 34 £375 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire -22 33 £338 +12.50% 17
Manchester +2 31 £350 +15.70% 21
West Midlands -30 31 £375 -16.66% 32
Berkshire +9 30 £425 +6.25% 14
Scotland +7 22 £375 +87.50% 11
West Yorkshire -7 21 £325 - 7
North East -9 21 £278 - 18
South Wales -1 17 £400 - 1
Wales -3 17 £400 - 1
Cardiff -2 16 £413 - 1
Leeds -8 15 £400 +46.78% 7
Tyne and Wear -15 14 £220 - 14
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 14 £220 - 12
Bedfordshire - 14 £425 - 1
East Midlands -10 11 £383 +7.74% 15
Hampshire +10 10 £500 +2.56% 6
Birmingham -23 10 £375 -16.66% 12
Oxfordshire +4 9 £333 -11.33% 1
Reading +2 9 £375 - 4
Cambridgeshire -4 9 £350 -20.00% 6
Reigate -5 8 £375 +7.14%
Suffolk -1 7 £338 -25.00% 2
South West -17 7 £450 +20.00% 17

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Dynamics CRM 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 CRM.

1 964 (100.00%) CRM
2 671 (69.61%) Microsoft
3 320 (33.20%) .NET
4 278 (28.84%) C#
5 275 (28.53%) SharePoint
6 218 (22.61%) SQL Server
7 202 (20.95%) MS Excel
8 198 (20.54%) SQL
9 166 (17.22%) Finance
10 149 (15.46%) Windows
11 125 (12.97%) JavaScript
12 117 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 117 (12.14%) ASP.NET
13 102 (10.58%) Migration
14 101 (10.48%) XML
15 98 (10.17%) WCF
15 98 (10.17%) Workflow
16 97 (10.06%) Web Services
17 94 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
18 91 (9.44%) Dynamics AX
19 76 (7.88%) Data Migration
20 74 (7.68%) Project Management
21 69 (7.16%) MVC
22 68 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 68 (7.05%) Visual Studio
23 67 (6.95%) ERP
23 67 (6.95%) Security Cleared
24 62 (6.43%) Test Scripting
24 62 (6.43%) HTML
25 61 (6.33%) BizTalk Server

Dynamics CRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Dynamics CRM 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 CRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 275 (28.53%) SharePoint
2 61 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
3 52 (5.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 30 (3.11%) IIS
5 24 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (2.39%) Lync
7 21 (2.18%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (1.35%) CMS
10 12 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.21%) Kentico
12 2 (0.21%) SAS
12 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) SugarCRM
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 202 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.22%) MS Office
3 18 (1.87%) MS Project
4 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.83%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 91 (9.44%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.83%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) Line 500
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.10%) Agresso
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.66%) SaaS
2 15 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.52%) PaaS
3 5 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.52%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.14%) SAN
1 11 (1.14%) WAN
2 10 (1.04%) LAN
3 7 (0.73%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.62%) NAS
4 6 (0.62%) DNS
5 5 (0.52%) Wireless
5 5 (0.52%) DHCP
6 4 (0.41%) SSL
6 4 (0.41%) Extranet
6 4 (0.41%) IPsec
7 3 (0.31%) VLAN
7 3 (0.31%) RTP
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) Internet
8 2 (0.21%) Firewall
9 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 117 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.93%) MS Access
12 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 7 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.31%) EDRMS
16 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.21%) PerformancePoint
16 2 (0.21%) QlikView
17 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
17 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 68 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 50 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.14%) JIRA
4 7 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.62%) NUnit
6 5 (0.52%) Selenium
6 5 (0.52%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.31%) Subversion
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.21%) Maven
9 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.10%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.10%) PowerBuilder
General
1 166 (17.22%) Finance
2 54 (5.60%) Advertising
3 51 (5.29%) Marketing
4 31 (3.22%) Banking
5 28 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.70%) Retail
7 18 (1.87%) Billing
8 12 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.14%) Front Office
10 8 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.83%) Local Government
11 7 (0.73%) Law
11 7 (0.73%) Legal
11 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.52%) Automotive
13 4 (0.41%) Electronics
13 4 (0.41%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 298 (30.91%) Developer
2 177 (18.36%) Analyst
3 159 (16.49%) CRM Developer
4 142 (14.73%) Consultant
5 124 (12.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 113 (11.72%) Business Analyst
7 112 (11.62%) Project Manager
8 106 (11.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 101 (10.48%) CRM Consultant
10 92 (9.54%) Architect
11 77 (7.99%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 55 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
13 46 (4.77%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 45 (4.67%) .NET Developer
15 41 (4.25%) CRM Manager
16 40 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
17 38 (3.94%) CRM Architect
17 38 (3.94%) CRM Analyst
18 37 (3.84%) CRM Project Manager
19 29 (3.01%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (33.20%) .NET
2 117 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 101 (10.48%) XML
4 98 (10.17%) WCF
5 97 (10.06%) Web Services
6 62 (6.43%) HTML
7 55 (5.71%) SOAP
8 39 (4.05%) CSS
9 35 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 35 (3.63%) Silverlight
10 32 (3.32%) XSLT
11 29 (3.01%) WPF
11 29 (3.01%) JSON
12 28 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (2.70%) jQuery
14 25 (2.59%) WF
15 24 (2.49%) Middleware
15 24 (2.49%) REST
16 12 (1.24%) HTML5
16 12 (1.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (2.49%) Management Information System
2 12 (1.24%) Clustering
3 11 (1.14%) Social Media
4 9 (0.93%) Data Integration
4 9 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.62%) AS400
6 5 (0.52%) GIS
6 5 (0.52%) NHS
7 4 (0.41%) DTV
7 4 (0.41%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.41%) FMCG
8 3 (0.31%) CESG
8 3 (0.31%) Statistics
8 3 (0.31%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.31%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.21%) PMI
9 2 (0.21%) Replication
10 1 (0.10%) Tandem
10 1 (0.10%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.10%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 149 (15.46%) Windows
2 28 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (2.39%) Windows 8
4 17 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.52%) Linux
8 3 (0.31%) Android
8 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 964 (100.00%) CRM
2 102 (10.58%) Migration
3 98 (10.17%) Workflow
4 94 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (7.88%) Data Migration
6 74 (7.68%) Project Management
7 69 (7.16%) MVC
8 68 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (6.95%) ERP
10 62 (6.43%) Test Scripting
11 61 (6.33%) Business Analysis
12 49 (5.08%) Scrum
13 47 (4.88%) PRINCE2
14 45 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (3.73%) Unit Testing
16 35 (3.63%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (3.32%) TDD
18 29 (3.01%) Change Management
19 27 (2.80%) System Testing
20 26 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 278 (28.84%) C#
2 198 (20.54%) SQL
3 125 (12.97%) JavaScript
4 44 (4.56%) VB.NET
5 21 (2.18%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.56%) Java
7 12 (1.24%) XAML
8 10 (1.04%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.93%) VB
10 8 (0.83%) C
11 6 (0.62%) Delphi
12 5 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.41%) VBA
13 4 (0.41%) X++
14 2 (0.21%) VB6
15 1 (0.10%) VBScript
15 1 (0.10%) C++
15 1 (0.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (6.95%) Security Cleared
2 55 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.01%) Degree
5 10 (1.04%) ISEB
5 10 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.62%) MCSD
7 6 (0.62%) MCITP
7 6 (0.62%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.52%) MCAD
9 4 (0.41%) MCSE
10 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.21%) MCP
11 2 (0.21%) PMP
11 2 (0.21%) MCPD
11 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.10%) MCTS
12 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.80%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.83%) XenApp
5 5 (0.52%) UAG
5 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.10%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.04%) SCCM
2 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.62%) SCOM
3 5 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.52%) SCSM
4 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.31%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) MOM
7 1 (0.10%) MIIS
7 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 671 (69.61%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.81%) Oracle
3 38 (3.94%) SAP
4 30 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (3.01%) Siebel
6 14 (1.45%) VMware
7 12 (1.24%) Citrix
8 10 (1.04%) JD Edwards
8 10 (1.04%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.83%) HP
10 7 (0.73%) Northgate
10 7 (0.73%) Cisco
11 6 (0.62%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.52%) Avaya
12 5 (0.52%) Baan
12 5 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.41%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.41%) Sun
13 4 (0.41%) Reuters
13 4 (0.41%) Google
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