The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 561 566 547
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing GAMP 37 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.076% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 5
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£350 £351 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -9.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.70 - -
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4207 3968 3597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.14% 8.03% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2753 2415 2185
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 137
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.21 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in England

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GAMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
North West - 21 £350 -
South East -6 10 £379 +8.13% 2
London - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
GAMP
UK

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 70 (92.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 21 (27.63%) Validation
4 18 (23.68%) GxP
5 15 (19.74%) GMP
6 14 (18.42%) LIMS
7 13 (17.11%) Project Management
8 12 (15.79%) QA
9 9 (11.84%) Change Management
10 8 (10.53%) ERP
10 8 (10.53%) Life Science
11 7 (9.21%) Finance
11 7 (9.21%) SQLPlus
12 6 (7.89%) HP
12 6 (7.89%) SAP
13 5 (6.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (6.58%) Migration
13 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
13 5 (6.58%) Wonderware
13 5 (6.58%) SCADA
13 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.26%) Biotechnology
14 4 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
14 4 (5.26%) Market Research
14 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
14 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQLPlus
General
1 70 (92.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.63%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
2 13 (17.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 9 (11.84%) Change Manager
5 7 (9.21%) Validation Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Research Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Development Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Validation Specialist
8 2 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Applications Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Business Change Manager
9 1 (1.32%) SAP Project Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Consultant
9 1 (1.32%) SAP Manager
9 1 (1.32%) CRM Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) LIMS
2 8 (10.53%) Life Science
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) SCADA
4 4 (5.26%) Biotechnology
5 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.63%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Validation
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 9 (11.84%) Change Management
4 8 (10.53%) ERP
5 5 (6.58%) Migration
5 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.58%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (5.26%) Market Research
6 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.95%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.63%) QMS
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL
8 2 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.32%) Information Management
9 1 (1.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (2.63%) PMP
1 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) GxP
2 15 (19.74%) GMP
3 12 (15.79%) QA
4 5 (6.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (3.95%) GCP
6 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) SAP
1 6 (7.89%) HP
2 5 (6.58%) Wonderware
3 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com