The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 121 121
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.93% 2.42% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Median daily rate £500 £575 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +16.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +23.43% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dynamics AX is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 216 207 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.67% 8.41% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 110 88
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics AX in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 1 - -
Slough - 1 £500 -
Dynamics AX
South East

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (52.38%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) ERP
6 5 (23.81%) System Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Infor
7 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (19.05%) NetSuite
7 4 (19.05%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (19.05%) Sage
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) SAP
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Workday
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) ACCA
8 3 (14.29%) CIMA
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) AAT
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (52.38%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (19.05%) NetSuite
2 4 (19.05%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) BizTalk Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Finance Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) ERP Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) ERP
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) AAT
1 3 (14.29%) ACCA
1 3 (14.29%) CIMA
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) IIBA
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (19.05%) Infor
3 4 (19.05%) Sage
3 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Workday