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 3 months to 29 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)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 641 639
Rank change year-on-year +38 -2  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.27% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £365 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +17.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £441 £420
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4030 4417 4796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.22% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3131 3854 3739
Median daily rate £475 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -0.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 65 74
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.34 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.50 £99.00 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 6 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 29 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
England +31 11 £365 +8.14% 12
UK excluding London +67 8 £370 -12.94% 8
North of England +61 3 £300 - 6
South East +17 3 £375 - 1
London +5 3 £338 +35.00% 4
South West +2 2 £305 -28.23%

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for Dynamics GP.

1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (40.00%) CRM
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (20.00%) ERP
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.00%) IIS
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.00%) Master's Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) IFS
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) QA
9 3 (12.00%) Time Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Conversion

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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics SL
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (8.00%) FRx
4 1 (4.00%) Changepoint
4 1 (4.00%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) ActiveReports
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) QlikView
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
6 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Officer
6 2 (8.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) Server Support
6 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Officer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) CCTV
2 2 (8.00%) EPoS
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.00%) Data Conversion
4 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Practice Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) MCTS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) IFS
2 3 (12.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (4.00%) Tableau
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