The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics GP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics GP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 601 572 531
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -41
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 8 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.029% 0.034%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.18% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
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£319 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £334 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £349 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4330 4703 4369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 8.64% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2426 2650 2235
Average daily rate £450 £425 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 78
Average hourly rate £21.57 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.65% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £15.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.87 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

Dynamics GP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics GP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics GP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Dynamics GP Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
England -22 6 £319 -5.55% 39
South East -18 4 £286 -15.18% 8
London +5 2 £375 - 7
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £284 -15.92% 2
City of London - 2 £375 - 5
Beaconsfield 0 1 £283 -16.29%
Slough -2 1 £288 -
Berkshire -4 1 £288 - 2
Home Counties - 1 £750 -

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (6.25%) Exchequer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Business One Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) CRM
1 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
3 1 (6.25%) Sage