The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Dynamics CRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics CRM over the 3 months to 30 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.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM (formerly Microsoft CRM)
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.83% 1.83% 1.96%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.85% 16.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year +146.21% -  

Dynamics CRM 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 the Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 26 24 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 21.49% 11.01% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 18
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics CRM in the Midlands

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics CRM 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics CRM.

1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows

Dynamics CRM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware