The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 148 120 141
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Contract jobs citing GxP 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.041% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% 0.56% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£258 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-14.64% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.36%
GxP
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
246 177 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.73% 7.29% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 94 111
Average daily rate £361 £340 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.73 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £38.00 £37.70
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 the East of England

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

GxP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - - - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (50.00%) MS Project
3 3 (50.00%) TrackWise
3 3 (50.00%) QMS
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Informatics
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Entry

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TrackWise
General
1 6 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) QMS
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Entry
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Business Objects