The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics GP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics GP over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains)
UK
Rank 585 614 614
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.098% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £450 £503 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +31.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £390
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3991 4093 4872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.80% 8.00% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2498 2426 2771
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 36
Median hourly rate £29.38 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.59% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £13.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +81.94%

Dynamics GP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Dynamics GP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Dynamics GP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dynamics GP
Daily Rate Trend

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

Dynamics GP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics GP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Dynamics GP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics GP
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics GP within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 10 £450 -10.44% 4
Berkshire - 6 - - 1
South East - 6 - - 1
London +6 4 £450 -10.44% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics GP 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 GP.

1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (34.62%) CRM
4 9 (34.62%) ERP
4 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 6 (23.08%) SAP
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (19.23%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) General Ledger
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (15.38%) Data Conversion
8 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (11.54%) IFS
9 3 (11.54%) Practice Management
9 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
9 3 (11.54%) Dynamics SL
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) Time Management

Dynamics GP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (11.54%) Dynamics SL
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) General Ledger
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) CRM
1 9 (34.62%) ERP
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Conversion
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Practice Management
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MBA
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 6 (23.08%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (11.54%) IFS
5 3 (11.54%) JD Edwards
5 3 (11.54%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (7.69%) Sybase