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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 573 547 568
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs citing GAMP 8 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.082% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.87% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 2
Average daily rate £425 £550 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +19.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £476
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
GAMP
UK

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
4473 4393 4073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.62% 9.44% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2728 2386
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 157 158
Average hourly rate £42.00 £23.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £50.90 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

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 13 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
North West -5 5 £425 -
South East -20 2 - - 2
London -6 1 - -
GAMP
UK

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (47.62%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) Quality Management
4 7 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (33.33%) GMP
4 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) GxP
5 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) QA
7 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 4 (19.05%) Logistics
8 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (14.29%) SAP
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 2 (9.52%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
9 2 (9.52%) Information Management
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
9 2 (9.52%) Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) Project Planning

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQLPlus
General
1 18 (85.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Validation Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Quality Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Risk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Audit Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (9.52%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Validation
2 8 (38.10%) Quality Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Records Management
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (33.33%) GMP
2 6 (28.57%) GxP
3 5 (23.81%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
4 2 (9.52%) GCP
4 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards