The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 267 257
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.52% 0.29% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £425 £285
% change year-on-year -12.94% +49.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dynamics GP is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 572 694 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 7.40% 7.73% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 420 399
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.36% +7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £10.24 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £99.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% +52.17%  

Dynamics GP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Dynamics GP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics GP in the South East

Dynamics GP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics GP in the South East

Dynamics GP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics GP in the South East

Dynamics GP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +21 3 £375 -
Dynamics GP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Dynamics GP.

1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Apple
5 2 (25.00%) EPoS
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) WAP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server

Dynamics GP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (25.00%) FRx
3 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
3 1 (12.50%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Server Support
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CCTV
1 2 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau