The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 116 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GxP 6 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% - 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.94% - 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £400 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £550 £315
% change year-on-year
-43.63% +74.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.75 £113.50
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -67.62%
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
309 239 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.14% 8.84% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 110 102
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £28.75 £113.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -74.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

GxP Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

GxP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Slough - 1 £400 -
GxP
South East

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Chemistry
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (10.00%) GMP
7 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 1 (10.00%) MS Project
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Business Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) HR Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) QMS
5 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (10.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards