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 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 CRM (formerly Microsoft CRM)
England / North West
Rank 53 75 126
Rank change year-on-year +22 +51  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 79 84 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.04% 2.19% 0.73%
As % of the Business Applications category 29.04% 27.10% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 59 15
Median daily rate £428 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 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 272 310 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.46% 8.08% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 166 175
Median daily rate £450 £400 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Median hourly rate £65.00 £69.07 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% +15.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Manchester +11 31 £400 +6.80% 6
Merseyside -2 16 £465 +3.27% 2
Cheshire +23 9 £494 +20.42% 1
Lancashire +20 9 £375 -18.91% 1
Cumbria - 1 £220 -
Dynamics CRM
England

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for Dynamics CRM.

1 135 (100.00%) CRM
2 99 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 57 (42.22%) .NET
4 46 (34.07%) C#
5 30 (22.22%) SQL
6 28 (20.74%) Migration
7 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (18.52%) Advertising
8 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 15 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (11.11%) C++
12 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET
12 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (8.89%) HTML
13 12 (8.89%) Finance
13 12 (8.89%) Scrum
14 11 (8.15%) Project Management
15 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.67%) Process Improvement
16 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
18 7 (5.19%) Change Management
18 7 (5.19%) Workflow
18 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
18 7 (5.19%) CSS
18 7 (5.19%) ITIL

Dynamics CRM
Top Related 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 15 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (1.48%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) DHCP
1 1 (0.74%) DNS
1 1 (0.74%) DSL
1 1 (0.74%) Firewall
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) Internet
1 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
1 1 (0.74%) MPLS
1 1 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (0.74%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.22%) Power BI
7 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.48%) JIRA
4 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.74%) gulp
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 25 (18.52%) Advertising
2 12 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Banking
3 2 (1.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.74%) Local Government
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (59.26%) Developer
2 74 (54.81%) CRM Developer
3 59 (43.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 33 (24.44%) Microsoft Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
7 12 (8.89%) Consultant
8 11 (8.15%) CRM Consultant
9 9 (6.67%) CRM Manager
10 8 (5.93%) CRM Project Manager
11 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 6 (4.44%) Architect
13 5 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) CRM Architect
13 5 (3.70%) DBA
13 5 (3.70%) Digital Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) Digital Business Analyst
13 5 (3.70%) SQL DBA
14 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (42.22%) .NET
2 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.89%) HTML
4 7 (5.19%) CSS
5 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (3.70%) Web Services
7 4 (2.96%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.96%) Middleware
7 4 (2.96%) WCF
8 3 (2.22%) jQuery
9 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.48%) XML
10 1 (0.74%) Ajax
10 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.74%) COM
10 1 (0.74%) CSS3
10 1 (0.74%) HTML5
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.74%) SOAP
10 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.19%) Windows
1 7 (5.19%) Windows Server
1 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (100.00%) CRM
2 28 (20.74%) Migration
3 26 (19.26%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.89%) Scrum
5 11 (8.15%) Project Management
6 10 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 8 (5.93%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Change Management
9 7 (5.19%) ITIL
9 7 (5.19%) Workflow
10 6 (4.44%) Case Management
10 6 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.70%) Document Management
11 5 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.96%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.96%) MVC
12 4 (2.96%) Supplier Management
12 4 (2.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.07%) C#
2 30 (22.22%) SQL
3 25 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) R
5 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 5 (3.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.22%) Degree
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.48%) APMP
5 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
1 1 (0.74%) SCOM
1 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 99 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.48%) Citrix
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle
2 2 (1.48%) VMware
3 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco
3 1 (0.74%) Dell
3 1 (0.74%) EMC
3 1 (0.74%) HP
3 1 (0.74%) IBM
3 1 (0.74%) NETGEAR
3 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.74%) SAP
3 1 (0.74%) Siebel
3 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.74%) SonicWALL
3 1 (0.74%) Tableau