The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 June 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 / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 46 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.56% 1.48% 1.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 19.66% 16.87% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 30
Median daily rate £445 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £363 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £18.00

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 North West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 234 332 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 7.95% 8.75% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 220 177
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Dynamics CRM
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 CRM in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the North West

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the North West

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the North West

Dynamics CRM
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 CRM within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester +25 27 £450 +5.88% 16
Lancashire -4 6 £475 +5.55% 1
Merseyside -1 5 £325 -21.21% 1
Cheshire +10 3 £350 -30.00% 1
Cumbria - 3 £225 -
Dynamics CRM
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Dynamics CRM.

1 124 (100.00%) CRM
2 85 (68.55%) Microsoft
3 39 (31.45%) .NET
4 31 (25.00%) C#
5 26 (20.97%) SQL
5 26 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.13%) Migration
6 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
8 16 (12.90%) Project Management
9 15 (12.10%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (9.68%) Windows
11 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
12 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
12 11 (8.87%) Workflow
13 10 (8.06%) Finance
13 10 (8.06%) Scrum
14 9 (7.26%) C++
14 9 (7.26%) HTML
14 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (7.26%) Office 365
15 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
15 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
15 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
15 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
15 8 (6.45%) Change Management

Dynamics CRM
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 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.23%) CMS
4 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.10%) Dynamics 365
2 9 (7.26%) Office 365
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) DHCP
1 4 (3.23%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) DSL
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.42%) MPLS
2 3 (2.42%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (2.42%) VRRP
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.42%) IDOL
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.81%) Power BI
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.81%) GitLab
4 1 (0.81%) gulp
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (8.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) Advertising
3 3 (2.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Local Government
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (46.77%) Developer
2 55 (44.35%) CRM Developer
3 39 (31.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 23 (18.55%) Analyst
5 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Developer
6 17 (13.71%) Business Analyst
7 15 (12.10%) Project Manager
8 11 (8.87%) CRM Manager
8 11 (8.87%) CRM Project Manager
9 9 (7.26%) Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
11 5 (4.03%) Architect
11 5 (4.03%) CRM Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) CRM Business Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Digital Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Digital Business Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 4 (3.23%) CRM Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (31.45%) .NET
2 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.26%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (4.03%) Web Services
6 4 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.23%) CSS
6 4 (3.23%) WCF
7 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.61%) Middleware
8 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.81%) COM
8 1 (0.81%) jQuery
8 1 (0.81%) Node.js
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.42%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Licensing
3 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 2 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Windows
1 12 (9.68%) Windows Server
1 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) CRM
2 26 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.13%) Migration
4 16 (12.90%) Project Management
5 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (8.87%) Workflow
7 10 (8.06%) Scrum
8 8 (6.45%) Change Management
8 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 7 (5.65%) Case Management
9 7 (5.65%) ITIL
10 6 (4.84%) Document Management
10 6 (4.84%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.03%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.03%) Supplier Management
12 4 (3.23%) Business Transformation
12 4 (3.23%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.23%) Use Case
12 4 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.00%) C#
2 26 (20.97%) SQL
3 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.26%) C++
5 7 (5.65%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.42%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) ISEB
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.23%) DBS Check
2 4 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.61%) APMP
4 2 (1.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) SCCM
1 5 (4.03%) SCOM
2 4 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.42%) vMotion
Vendors
1 85 (68.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) VMware
3 5 (4.03%) Cisco
3 5 (4.03%) SAP
4 4 (3.23%) EMC
4 4 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (2.42%) Dell
5 3 (2.42%) iManage
5 3 (2.42%) Interwoven
5 3 (2.42%) NETGEAR
5 3 (2.42%) Reuters
5 3 (2.42%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.61%) Siebel
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.81%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle
7 1 (0.81%) ScanSafe