The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics GP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics GP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 569 548 560
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 14 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.018% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 10
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4568 4159 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.96% 8.55% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2480 2305 2402
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 58
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.60 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.16% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -14.15%

Dynamics GP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics GP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics GP Jobs Demand Trend in England

Dynamics GP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics GP across the England region.

Dynamics GP Daily Rate Trend in England

Dynamics GP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics GP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Dynamics GP Daily Rate Histogram in England

Dynamics GP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Dynamics GP Hourly Rate Trend in England

Dynamics GP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics GP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 7 £406 - 7
London +16 5 £438 +19.86% 4
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 5
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 9
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Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Dynamics GP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics GP.

1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
3 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
3 8 (27.59%) NHS
4 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (10.34%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) Sun
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) MySQL

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Dynamics GP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics GP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.45%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Test Leader
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Great Plains Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
1 10 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Test Strategy
2 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Design
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) PDM
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Sun
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com