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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 108 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GxP 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% - 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.66% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £351 £365
% change year-on-year
+18.97% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
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
236 219 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.20% 8.75% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 99 74
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -33.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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
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 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 7 £340 -
GxP
South East

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
1 10 (52.63%) Validation
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Security
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (26.32%) GAMP
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Change Control
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) ABAP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) GMP
6 3 (15.79%) CISSP
6 3 (15.79%) PKI
6 3 (15.79%) Chemistry
6 3 (15.79%) SAP GRC
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP GRC
General
1 10 (52.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Validation
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) SAP Security
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Password Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (26.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (26.32%) GAMP
3 3 (15.79%) GMP
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft