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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 638 633 599
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 8 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Median daily rate £338 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £284 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £380 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £285 £363
% change year-on-year
+49.12% -21.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4294 4594 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.97% 8.33% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 2612 2775
Median daily rate £438 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 48 72
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

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
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 28 June 2016.

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 10 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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 8 £338 +17.39% 21
London -5 3 £250 -33.33% 13
Berkshire -7 2 - - 2
South East -8 2 - - 4
Reading - 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) COM
4 2 (16.67%) CODA
4 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (8.33%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (8.33%) Epicor

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (8.33%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (8.33%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Power BI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Great Plains Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) COM
2 1 (8.33%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Malwarebytes
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CODA
3 1 (8.33%) Epicor
3 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP