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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 607 570 586
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 7 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
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£425 £413 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £463 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-35.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
5064 4727 5563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.76% 8.97% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2507 2796
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 86
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 23 September 2014.

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 30 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 23 September 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
England -20 7 £425 +3.03% 37
London +15 4 £425 +25.00% 7
City of London +20 3 £425 +51.78% 5
South East - 2 £283 - 6
South West - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £283 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 5
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 7
East Midlands - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 11
Manchester - - - - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Poole - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.50%) NHS
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.33%) SAP
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) Changepoint
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (4.17%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Great Plains Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
1 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
1 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
3 3 (12.50%) Data Management
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) PDM
5 1 (4.17%) Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sun
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Sage
3 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
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