The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.88% 2.89% 2.73%
As % of the Business Applications category 20.00% 27.78% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £450 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -18.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +80.00% -  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5 18 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 4.39% 10.40% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £473 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) NetSuite Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) SAP