The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics CRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics CRM over the 3 months to 29 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 West Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics CRM (Microsoft CRM)
Rank 55 65 88
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 63 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.58% 1.98% 0.68%
As % of the Business Applications category 19.03% 15.98% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £419 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £351 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £519 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-44.15% +10.00%
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
331 244 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.58% 12.39% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 90 73
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £321 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.32 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+57.50% -38.46%
Dynamics CRM
England

Dynamics CRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Dynamics CRM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Dynamics CRM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Dynamics CRM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Dynamics CRM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
Birmingham -6 22 £488 +20.00% 12
Coventry -2 13 £433 - 1
Warwickshire - 10 £375 - 1
Staffordshire -1 2 £400 -11.11% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £325 - 1
Solihull +1 1 £450 - 2
Dynamics CRM
England

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 93 (100.00%) CRM
2 71 (76.34%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
4 25 (26.88%) .NET
4 25 (26.88%) Web Services
5 21 (22.58%) C#
6 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
7 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 15 (16.13%) Advertising
8 14 (15.05%) SQL
9 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (9.68%) Finance
11 9 (9.68%) Project Management
12 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.60%) Silverlight
12 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.53%) QA
13 7 (7.53%) Drupal
13 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
13 7 (7.53%) Alfresco
13 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (6.45%) Workflow
14 6 (6.45%) Windows
14 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
14 6 (6.45%) WCF
14 6 (6.45%) iPad
15 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (5.38%) System Testing

Dynamics CRM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 26 (27.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.53%) Drupal
2 7 (7.53%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.08%) SSL
1 1 (1.08%) CTI
1 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (16.13%) Advertising
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.26%) Developer
2 29 (31.18%) Consultant
3 27 (29.03%) CRM Consultant
4 26 (27.96%) CRM Developer
5 23 (24.73%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Consultant
5 23 (24.73%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 19 (20.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 12 (12.90%) Architect
8 11 (11.83%) Project Manager
9 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Analyst
10 8 (8.60%) CRM Architect
11 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
12 4 (4.30%) CRM Manager
13 3 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
13 3 (3.23%) CRM Project Manager
14 2 (2.15%) CRM Technical Consultant
14 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.88%) .NET
1 25 (26.88%) Web Services
2 8 (8.60%) Silverlight
3 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.45%) WCF
4 4 (4.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) WPF
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.15%) XML
6 1 (1.08%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) iPad
2 2 (2.15%) Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) Open Source
3 1 (1.08%) GIS
3 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) CRM
2 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.68%) Project Management
4 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
5 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.45%) Workflow
7 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.38%) ERP
7 5 (5.38%) System Testing
7 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.30%) Scrum
8 4 (4.30%) MVC
8 4 (4.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.15%) Identity Management
10 2 (2.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) C#
2 15 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.05%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) ABAP
6 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.08%) MCITP
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
1 2 (2.15%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Citrix
3 2 (2.15%) VMware
3 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
3 2 (2.15%) Nimsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Spiceworks
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) KANA
4 1 (1.08%) Northgate
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day excellent rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago