Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Dynamics GP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics GP over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 804 822
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 20 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 14
England median daily rate £373 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.58% +26.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £264 £366 £291
90th Percentile £400 £575 £482
UK median daily rate £373 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -21.58% +26.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
England median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK median hourly rate - - £23.00

Dynamics GP is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,101 7,578 7,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.70% 8.42% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,362 4,674 4,554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £310 £308 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 125
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -31.25% +13.04%
10th Percentile £10.33 £5.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.12 £61.50 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.76 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.40% -37.83% +15.70%

Dynamics GP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Dynamics GP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics GP in England

Dynamics GP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics GP in England

Dynamics GP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics GP in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics GP in England

Dynamics GP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics GP in England

Dynamics GP
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -13 10 £394 - 1
London -45 6 £413 -13.16% 10
North East - 4 £288 -
North of England - 4 £288 -
Dynamics GP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Dynamics GP.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) IIS
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) CRM
4 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
4 7 (35.00%) Office 365
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (35.00%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (30.00%) ERP
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow

Dynamics GP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (35.00%) IIS
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (20.00%) Infor SunSystems
4 3 (15.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (10.00%) Lawson
5 2 (10.00%) NetSuite
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Business One
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) ActiveReports
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Report Writer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) CRM
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
1 7 (35.00%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITSM
4 4 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CBAP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) CODA
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Baan
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Epicor
4 2 (10.00%) Infor
4 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (10.00%) Sage
4 2 (10.00%) Workday
5 1 (5.00%) Concur