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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Microsoft CRM)
Rank 231 228 195
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -33
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 475 392 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.82% 0.92%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.15% 9.08% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 232 335
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
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
4678 4319 5690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.06% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 2211 2830
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 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £62.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +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 24 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 24 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 -13 430 £375 -6.25% 75
London -13 159 £400 -5.88% 33
South East +25 79 £425 +13.33% 15
East of England +4 40 £363 -19.33% 4
City of London -29 38 £400 -11.11% 8
West Midlands -30 34 £375 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire -17 33 £338 +12.50% 3
Surrey +5 26 £400 +14.28% 3
North West -29 26 £363 +16.93% 5
Berkshire 0 24 £423 -0.58% 8
Scotland +5 23 £350 +100.00%
West Yorkshire -1 21 £325 -
North East -4 21 £278 - 3
South Wales -2 17 £400 -
Wales -12 17 £400 -
Manchester -14 17 £350 +14.28% 5
Cardiff -4 16 £413 -
Leeds -5 15 £400 +46.78%
Tyne and Wear -14 14 £220 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 14 £220 - 2
Bedfordshire - 14 £425 -
East Midlands -13 11 £383 +7.74% 1
Hampshire +16 10 £500 +2.56% 2
Birmingham -21 10 £375 -16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +9 9 £333 -11.33% 1
South West -7 9 £450 +20.00% 5
Reading -7 8 £338 -20.58%
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £350 -20.00% 3
Warwickshire - 7 £330 - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £500 +81.81%

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 949 (100.00%) CRM
2 664 (69.97%) Microsoft
3 313 (32.98%) .NET
4 272 (28.66%) SharePoint
5 270 (28.45%) C#
6 209 (22.02%) SQL Server
7 196 (20.65%) MS Excel
8 195 (20.55%) SQL
9 161 (16.97%) Finance
10 147 (15.49%) Windows
11 124 (13.07%) JavaScript
12 114 (12.01%) ASP.NET
13 113 (11.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 100 (10.54%) Web Services
15 98 (10.33%) XML
16 97 (10.22%) Migration
17 96 (10.12%) Workflow
17 96 (10.12%) WCF
18 91 (9.59%) Dynamics AX
19 90 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
20 73 (7.69%) Project Management
21 72 (7.59%) Data Migration
22 68 (7.17%) ERP
23 67 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
24 66 (6.95%) MVC
24 66 (6.95%) Visual Studio
25 65 (6.85%) Security Cleared
26 62 (6.53%) Test Scripting
26 62 (6.53%) HTML
27 61 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

Dynamics CRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 272 (28.66%) SharePoint
2 57 (6.01%) BizTalk Server
3 51 (5.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 30 (3.16%) IIS
5 24 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (2.42%) Lync
7 21 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.26%) CMS
9 12 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.21%) Kentico
11 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.21%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.21%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.21%) Drupal
11 2 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 196 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 60 (6.32%) MS Office
3 17 (1.79%) MS Project
4 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 91 (9.59%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.84%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.21%) Line 500
8 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.69%) SaaS
2 15 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.53%) PaaS
3 5 (0.53%) IaaS
4 2 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.16%) WAN
1 11 (1.16%) SAN
2 10 (1.05%) LAN
3 7 (0.74%) Kerberos
3 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.63%) DNS
4 6 (0.63%) NAS
5 5 (0.53%) DHCP
5 5 (0.53%) Wireless
6 4 (0.42%) IPsec
6 4 (0.42%) Extranet
6 4 (0.42%) SSL
7 3 (0.32%) RTP
7 3 (0.32%) VLAN
8 2 (0.21%) Firewall
8 2 (0.21%) Intranet
8 2 (0.21%) Internet
8 2 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) SDH
9 1 (0.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 113 (11.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (5.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 26 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.95%) MS Access
11 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.32%) EDRMS
15 2 (0.21%) PerformancePoint
15 2 (0.21%) QlikView
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (6.95%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.16%) JIRA
4 7 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (0.63%) NUnit
6 5 (0.53%) Bugzilla
6 5 (0.53%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.42%) Selenium
8 3 (0.32%) Subversion
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.21%) Maven
9 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.11%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 161 (16.97%) Finance
2 55 (5.80%) Advertising
3 50 (5.27%) Marketing
4 30 (3.16%) Banking
5 28 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.63%) Retail
7 18 (1.90%) Billing
8 12 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.16%) Front Office
10 8 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.74%) Local Government
11 7 (0.74%) Law
11 7 (0.74%) Legal
12 5 (0.53%) Automotive
13 4 (0.42%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.32%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Publishing
15 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 292 (30.77%) Developer
2 171 (18.02%) Analyst
3 159 (16.75%) CRM Developer
4 141 (14.86%) Consultant
5 125 (13.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 111 (11.70%) Business Analyst
7 110 (11.59%) Project Manager
8 104 (10.96%) Microsoft Developer
9 100 (10.54%) CRM Consultant
10 90 (9.48%) Architect
11 77 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 55 (5.80%) Microsoft Consultant
13 46 (4.85%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 43 (4.53%) .NET Developer
15 41 (4.32%) CRM Manager
16 38 (4.00%) CRM Architect
16 38 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
16 38 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
17 37 (3.90%) CRM Project Manager
18 29 (3.06%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (32.98%) .NET
2 114 (12.01%) ASP.NET
3 100 (10.54%) Web Services
4 98 (10.33%) XML
5 96 (10.12%) WCF
6 62 (6.53%) HTML
7 53 (5.58%) SOAP
8 39 (4.11%) CSS
9 34 (3.58%) .NET Framework
10 31 (3.27%) Silverlight
10 31 (3.27%) XSLT
11 28 (2.95%) WPF
11 28 (2.95%) JSON
12 26 (2.74%) jQuery
13 25 (2.63%) WF
13 25 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (2.53%) Middleware
15 23 (2.42%) REST
16 12 (1.26%) HTML5
16 12 (1.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (2.32%) Management Information System
2 12 (1.26%) Clustering
3 11 (1.16%) Social Media
4 9 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 7 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 6 (0.63%) AS400
7 5 (0.53%) NHS
7 5 (0.53%) GIS
8 4 (0.42%) DTV
8 4 (0.42%) FMCG
8 4 (0.42%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.32%) CESG
9 3 (0.32%) Statistics
10 2 (0.21%) Replication
10 2 (0.21%) PMI
11 1 (0.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.11%) EPoS
11 1 (0.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 147 (15.49%) Windows
2 27 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (2.42%) Windows 8
4 17 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.53%) Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.32%) Android
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.11%) UNIX
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (100.00%) CRM
2 97 (10.22%) Migration
3 96 (10.12%) Workflow
4 90 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (7.69%) Project Management
6 72 (7.59%) Data Migration
7 68 (7.17%) ERP
8 67 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 66 (6.95%) MVC
10 62 (6.53%) Test Scripting
11 58 (6.11%) Business Analysis
12 48 (5.06%) Scrum
13 44 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 44 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (3.79%) Unit Testing
15 35 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (3.27%) TDD
17 29 (3.06%) Change Management
18 27 (2.85%) System Testing
19 25 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 270 (28.45%) C#
2 195 (20.55%) SQL
3 124 (13.07%) JavaScript
4 44 (4.64%) VB.NET
5 21 (2.21%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.58%) Java
7 12 (1.26%) XAML
8 11 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.95%) VB
10 8 (0.84%) C
11 6 (0.63%) Delphi
12 5 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.42%) X++
13 4 (0.42%) VBA
14 2 (0.21%) VB6
15 1 (0.11%) VBScript
15 1 (0.11%) PHP
15 1 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 65 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 54 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.06%) Degree
5 10 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (1.05%) ISEB
6 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.63%) MCITP
7 6 (0.63%) MCSD
7 6 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.53%) MCAD
9 4 (0.42%) MCSE
10 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.21%) PMP
11 2 (0.21%) MCPD
11 2 (0.21%) MCP
11 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.95%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.26%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.74%) XenApp
5 5 (0.53%) UAG
5 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.95%) SCCM
2 6 (0.63%) SCOM
3 5 (0.53%) SCSM
3 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.42%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.21%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.11%) MIIS
6 1 (0.11%) MOM
6 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 664 (69.97%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.80%) Oracle
3 39 (4.11%) SAP
4 30 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (2.95%) Siebel
6 13 (1.37%) VMware
7 11 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 11 (1.16%) Citrix
8 10 (1.05%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.84%) HP
10 7 (0.74%) Cisco
10 7 (0.74%) Northgate
11 6 (0.63%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.63%) Baan
12 5 (0.53%) Avaya
12 5 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.42%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.42%) Sun
13 4 (0.42%) Reuters
13 4 (0.42%) Google
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