Category hour utilization - billable rate report (ProjBillUtilCategory)


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Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Use this report to review hour utilization by project category for a specified date range. You can view actual values or view budgeted values by forecast model.

How to filter the data on this report

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



From date / To date

Specify a starting date and an ending date for the hour transactions that you want to include on the report.

Actual vs. budget

Select Actual to display actual values on the report.

Select Budget to display budgeted values on the report. If you select Budget, you can select a forecast model for the report.

Forecast model

Select the forecast model that you want the report to use. This field is available only if you selected Budget in the Actual vs. budget field.


If you are using project budget control, select the budget forecast model that is used by this project.

Skip zero

Select whether to exclude rows where the amounts are equal to zero.

Select button

You can select a specific project category to display on the report. Click Select. In the ProjUtilCategory form, click Add. In the Criteria field, select a project category to include on the report.

How to work with reports

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

Details of this report

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

SSRS Reports\Reports\ProjUtilCategory

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Project management and accounting > Reports > Hour utilization > Billable rate > Category hour utilization (billable rate).

Where the data in this report comes from

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • ProjUtilCategoryDP.processReport

  • ProjCategory table



To determine where the data in the temp tables comes from, view the cross-references for the ProjUtilCategoryDP.processReport class.

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).