The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics GP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics GP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 London 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 413 372 407
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +35
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.032% 0.057%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £400 £338 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £253 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2183 1924 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 8.75% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1160 1346
Average daily rate £450 £461 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £16.91 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.70% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £81.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics GP
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Dynamics GP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Dynamics GP Jobs Demand Trend in London

Dynamics GP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Dynamics GP Daily Rate Trend in London

Dynamics GP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Dynamics GP Hourly Rate Trend in London

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) FactSet
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) SimCorp
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics SL
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (11.11%) Web Design
1 1 (11.11%) Logistics
1 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
1 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) SimCorp
2 2 (22.22%) FactSet
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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