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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics GP (formerly Great Plains)
UK
Rank 594 637 618
Rank change year-on-year +43 -19  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics GP 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.39% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £503 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.34% +28.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £485 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 - £390
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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 3830 4248 4653
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.56% 7.98% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2317 2559 2596
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 39
Median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Dynamics GP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 +49 14 £350 -30.34% 11
South East - 6 £150 - 1
London +31 5 £450 -10.44% 8
Berkshire - 4 - - 1
East of England - 3 £250 -
Peterborough - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £250 -
Oxford - 2 £150 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £150 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

Dynamics GP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) CRM
4 11 (47.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (34.78%) ERP
6 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) MS Office
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (17.39%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (13.04%) Dynamics SL
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management
10 3 (13.04%) Data Conversion
10 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (13.04%) IFS
10 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory

Dynamics GP
Top Related 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (17.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics SL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase IQ
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Support Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) WAP
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) CCTV
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) CRM
2 8 (34.78%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.04%) Data Conversion
4 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) IT Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Practice Management
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MBA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) MCTS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.04%) IFS
4 3 (13.04%) JD Edwards
4 3 (13.04%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase
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