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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 118 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing GxP 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.078% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.91% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-14.64% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
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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
218 219 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.76% 8.55% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 100
Average daily rate £413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.54 £18.78 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% -1.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.60 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
1 1 (100.00%) LSMW
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Data Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica