Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 22 October 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)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 208 216
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 -18
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1125 1359 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.29% 1.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.09% 15.78% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 958 901
UK median daily rate £438 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £255
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 13
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -50.00% +62.79%
10th Percentile £12.60 £14.85 £15.20
90th Percentile £29.90 £21.03 £122.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -50.00% +75.00%

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7986 8612 9312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.04% 8.17% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4682 5131 5205
UK median daily rate £454 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 130
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -29.23%

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dynamics CRM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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
England -19 1076 £450 +0.56% 90
London -1 551 £450 - 39
UK excluding London -42 550 £425 - 57
North of England +25 166 £445 +4.71% 21
South East +4 131 £414 -4.67% 17
Midlands -32 112 £425 - 8
West Midlands -28 96 £425 +6.25% 6
North West 0 85 £450 +9.09% 11
South West +18 56 £425 -
Yorkshire -27 51 £425 -2.86% 4
East of England -64 47 £450 +5.88% 5
North East +80 30 £375 -21.05% 6
Scotland +21 29 £350 - 6
East Midlands 0 18 £450 +12.50% 2
Wales +10 8 £413 +10.00%
Northern Ireland -48 3 £300 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 with a requirement for Dynamics CRM.

1 1125 (100.00%) CRM
2 760 (67.56%) Microsoft
3 331 (29.42%) .NET
4 291 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
5 273 (24.27%) C#
6 260 (23.11%) SQL
7 238 (21.16%) Finance
8 210 (18.67%) Dynamics 365
9 177 (15.73%) SQL Server
10 174 (15.47%) JavaScript
11 162 (14.40%) SharePoint
12 137 (12.18%) Migration
13 124 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 123 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 112 (9.96%) Project Management
16 109 (9.69%) ASP.NET
17 105 (9.33%) Dynamics AX
18 104 (9.24%) ERP
19 95 (8.44%) Workflow
20 94 (8.36%) MVC
21 91 (8.09%) Banking
22 89 (7.91%) Data Migration
23 88 (7.82%) Scrum
24 86 (7.64%) HTML
25 81 (7.20%) Business Analysis
26 75 (6.67%) Visual Studio
26 75 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
27 74 (6.58%) Advertising
27 74 (6.58%) SDLC
28 71 (6.31%) Web Services

Dynamics CRM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 162 (14.40%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 35 (3.11%) MS Exchange
4 34 (3.02%) CMS
5 25 (2.22%) IIS
6 18 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.62%) DNN
11 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.53%) Drupal
12 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.44%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 28 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 105 (9.33%) Dynamics AX
2 43 (3.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.98%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.36%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.089%) FRx
10 1 (0.089%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 210 (18.67%) Dynamics 365
2 124 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (4.62%) Office 365
4 19 (1.69%) SaaS
5 10 (0.89%) IaaS
6 9 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.80%) PaaS
6 9 (0.80%) Yammer
7 8 (0.71%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.36%) Force.com
8 4 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.27%) GitHub
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.18%) Boomi
10 2 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.51%) Internet
2 12 (1.07%) DHCP
2 12 (1.07%) DNS
2 12 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.62%) Skype
4 6 (0.53%) iSCSI
4 6 (0.53%) NAS
4 6 (0.53%) SAN
5 5 (0.44%) Firewall
5 5 (0.44%) SMS
6 4 (0.36%) VLAN
6 4 (0.36%) Wireless
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) DSL
8 2 (0.18%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) LAN
8 2 (0.18%) MPLS
8 2 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.18%) VRRP
9 1 (0.089%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 69 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.31%) Power BI
5 21 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.24%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.80%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.62%) IDOL
12 5 (0.44%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.44%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 75 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (4.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (1.42%) JIRA
5 13 (1.16%) MSTest
6 12 (1.07%) NUnit
7 8 (0.71%) Subversion
7 8 (0.71%) WebObjects
8 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.36%) Selenium
10 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.27%) gulp
11 3 (0.27%) Toad
12 2 (0.18%) MorphX
12 2 (0.18%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 238 (21.16%) Finance
2 91 (8.09%) Banking
3 74 (6.58%) Advertising
4 58 (5.16%) Marketing
5 38 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 27 (2.40%) Retail
8 24 (2.13%) Electronics
9 18 (1.60%) Back Office
10 17 (1.51%) Legal
10 17 (1.51%) Local Government
11 10 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.53%) Billing
14 5 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.36%) French Language
16 3 (0.27%) Law
16 3 (0.27%) Publishing
17 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 367 (32.62%) Developer
2 274 (24.36%) CRM Developer
3 231 (20.53%) Analyst
4 207 (18.40%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 147 (13.07%) Consultant
6 141 (12.53%) Microsoft Developer
7 119 (10.58%) Business Analyst
8 112 (9.96%) CRM Analyst
9 105 (9.33%) CRM Consultant
10 100 (8.89%) Project Manager
11 95 (8.44%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 89 (7.91%) Architect
13 76 (6.76%) CRM Manager
14 70 (6.22%) CRM Business Analyst
14 70 (6.22%) Microsoft Consultant
15 66 (5.87%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 56 (4.98%) CRM Project Manager
17 49 (4.36%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
18 44 (3.91%) CRM Architect
19 41 (3.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (29.42%) .NET
2 109 (9.69%) ASP.NET
3 86 (7.64%) HTML
4 71 (6.31%) Web Services
5 69 (6.13%) CSS
6 62 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (4.44%) .NET Framework
8 44 (3.91%) WCF
9 40 (3.56%) jQuery
10 37 (3.29%) AngularJS
11 31 (2.76%) XML
12 27 (2.40%) COM
13 23 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (1.96%) Entity Framework
15 20 (1.78%) JSON
15 20 (1.78%) REST
15 20 (1.78%) RESTful
16 18 (1.60%) SOAP
17 11 (0.98%) Unity DI Container
17 11 (0.98%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 69 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (2.22%) User Experience
4 19 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.24%) Fintech
7 11 (0.98%) IVR
8 6 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.53%) e-Learning
8 6 (0.53%) iPad
8 6 (0.53%) PMI
8 6 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.53%) Social Media
9 5 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.27%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.27%) FMCG
10 3 (0.27%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.27%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.33%) Windows
2 30 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.51%) Linux
4 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.53%) Unix
8 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.089%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1125 (100.00%) CRM
2 291 (25.87%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (12.18%) Migration
4 123 (10.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (9.96%) Project Management
6 104 (9.24%) ERP
7 95 (8.44%) Workflow
8 94 (8.36%) MVC
9 89 (7.91%) Data Migration
10 88 (7.82%) Scrum
11 81 (7.20%) Business Analysis
12 75 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 74 (6.58%) SDLC
14 63 (5.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (4.09%) Data Modelling
15 46 (4.09%) PRINCE2
16 45 (4.00%) Waterfall
17 38 (3.38%) Coaching
17 38 (3.38%) Wealth Management
18 35 (3.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (24.27%) C#
2 260 (23.11%) SQL
3 174 (15.47%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.36%) T-SQL
5 27 (2.40%) Java
6 26 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 11 (0.98%) Apex Code
8 11 (0.98%) C++
9 9 (0.80%) TypeScript
10 7 (0.62%) SOQL
10 7 (0.62%) VB
11 6 (0.53%) SOSL
12 5 (0.44%) C
12 5 (0.44%) Python
12 5 (0.44%) VBA
12 5 (0.44%) X++
13 4 (0.36%) PHP
13 4 (0.36%) XAML
14 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (4.18%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.49%) Degree
4 21 (1.87%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.51%) PMP
6 16 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.62%) ISEB
9 7 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.44%) APMP
10 5 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.44%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.44%) MCTS
10 5 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.089%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.089%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.91%) QA
2 16 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.98%) PMO
4 7 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.36%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.62%) DFS Replication
3 7 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.36%) vSphere
5 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.089%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.53%) SCCM
3 3 (0.27%) SCOM
3 3 (0.27%) WSUS
4 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.18%) vMotion
4 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 760 (67.56%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.69%) SAP
3 54 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.56%) Oracle
5 21 (1.87%) VMware
6 19 (1.69%) Citrix
7 18 (1.60%) JD Edwards
8 17 (1.51%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.24%) HP
9 14 (1.24%) Siebel
10 11 (0.98%) Cisco
11 9 (0.80%) IBM
12 7 (0.62%) iManage
12 7 (0.62%) Interwoven
12 7 (0.62%) Reuters
13 6 (0.53%) EMC
13 6 (0.53%) Informatica
13 6 (0.53%) Sage
13 6 (0.53%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.36%) Dell