The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 558 533 543
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 12 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4499 4092 4596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.80% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2390 2202 2360
Average daily rate £426 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £291 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 78 52
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -29.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%
Dynamics GP
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 7 £406 -29.34% 8
London +3 3 £450 - 9
North West - 1 - - 6
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 4
Dynamics GP
UK

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) NHS
3 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
7 1 (3.85%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Great Plains Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) ERP
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Sun
2 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
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