Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 November 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)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 859 867
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 25 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.021% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.31% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 13
UK median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £274 £349 £288
90th Percentile £430 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 8157 8698 9348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.31% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4811 5185 5206
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +0.57% +1.74%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 97 138
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £12.77 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.06 £99.00 £52.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% +13.55% -12.70%

Dynamics GP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics GP in the UK

Dynamics GP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics GP in the UK

Dynamics GP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics GP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics GP in the UK

Dynamics GP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics GP 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +20 25 £375 -21.05% 5
UK excluding London +33 18 £375 -11.76% 3
South East +9 10 £385 - 1
London -30 7 £388 -18.42% 2
North of England - 6 £300 -
North East - 5 £300 -
South West -7 1 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
Midlands - 1 £388 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 with a requirement for Dynamics GP.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) CRM
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) IIS
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Office 365
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Service Management
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) ITSM

Dynamics GP
Co-occurring 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 7 (28.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (12.00%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (8.00%) Lawson
3 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Business One
3 2 (8.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (4.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SMS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.00%) ActiveReports
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) German Language
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Report Writer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Great Plains Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (12.00%) Data Extraction
5 3 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) CBAP
3 2 (8.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) CODA
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Baan
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Epicor
4 2 (8.00%) Infor
4 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (8.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (8.00%) Sage
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.00%) Workday