Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 25 September 2018 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 163 198
Rank change year-on-year -35 +35 -14
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 22 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.62% 0.57%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.57% 6.91% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 33
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £266 £364 £390
90th Percentile £735 £633 £750
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00
England median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -83.33%

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 395 521 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.64% 8.99% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 311 389
North West median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £600 £675 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £62.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -77.02% +90.77%
10th Percentile £14.66 £13.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £14.88 £69.07
England median hourly rate £25.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.00% +11.11%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the North West over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -29 10 £419 -6.94% 32
Cheshire -7 8 £600 +30.43% 9
Merseyside - 2 - - 11
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (36.36%) X++
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) PMO
8 3 (13.64%) Presales
8 3 (13.64%) SAP
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) ETL
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.64%) LSMW
8 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Logistics
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 2 (9.09%) IIS
9 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LSMW
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Requirements Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Clustering
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) CRM
2 3 (13.64%) ERP
2 3 (13.64%) ETL
2 3 (13.64%) Presales
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) X++
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.55%) Sage