The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 118 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing GxP 9 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 0.51% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.37% 6.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £309 £382 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50
GxP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
267 202 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.01% 7.99% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 86 116
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £252 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +59.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing GxP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead 0 7 £279 -26.45%
GxP
South East

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 10 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Validation
4 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (44.44%) SAP
4 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (27.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (27.78%) FMCG
6 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) Change Control
7 4 (22.22%) MS Project
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) SAP GRC
7 4 (22.22%) SAP Security
7 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) Chemistry
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
7 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
7 4 (22.22%) Password Management
7 4 (22.22%) Change Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
General
1 10 (55.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Security Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) PMO Lead
2 3 (16.67%) Validation Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Audit Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (5.56%) HR Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) JDE Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) FMCG
3 4 (22.22%) Chemistry
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 9 (50.00%) Validation
3 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Change Control
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Password Management
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Security
5 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) CISA
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (27.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (5.56%) GMP
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) JD Edwards
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft