The first table below looks at the demand for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 124 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing GxP 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.081% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 1.00% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £280 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - £50.25
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
201 200 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.04% 8.14% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 82
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.68 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -20.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
GxP
South East

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GxP across the Berkshire region.

GxP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Berkshire region.

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GxP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GxP.

1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Documentum
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
1 6 (50.00%) Information Management
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (41.67%) Data Mapping
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) LSMW
5 1 (8.33%) AS400
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (8.33%) BAPI
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Informatica
5 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
5 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GxP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (50.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Business Support Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (8.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Validation
1 6 (50.00%) Information Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica