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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
Rank 636 626 611
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 4 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.093% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
Average daily rate £525 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £288 £338
% change year-on-year
- -14.81%
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
4302 4589 4992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2652 2550 2802
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 46
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £16.00 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £60.16 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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
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 4 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 29 April 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
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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 -25 4 £525 +50.00% 35
London -11 3 £525 +40.00% 16
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) MDX
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) CODA
5 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World

Dynamics GP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Business One
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Great Plains Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
1 2 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CODA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP