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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 577 580 566
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing GAMP 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.010% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
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£363 £600 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +54.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
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
4251 4138 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 8.09% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2662 2543 2213
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £565 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 192 149
Average hourly rate £21.51 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAMP across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

GAMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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
South East -6 8 £498 -17.08%
North West - 8 £350 -
London -9 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
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GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 53 (89.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (33.90%) Manufacturing
3 19 (32.20%) Validation
4 15 (25.42%) GxP
5 12 (20.34%) GMP
6 11 (18.64%) QA
7 9 (15.25%) ERP
8 8 (13.56%) SAP
8 8 (13.56%) SQLPlus
9 6 (10.17%) Life Science
9 6 (10.17%) LIMS
10 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 5 (8.47%) HP
10 5 (8.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (8.47%) Finance
10 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
11 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.78%) SCADA
11 4 (6.78%) Biotechnology
11 4 (6.78%) Wonderware
11 4 (6.78%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (6.78%) Change Management
11 4 (6.78%) GCP
12 3 (5.08%) SQL
12 3 (5.08%) Migration
12 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
12 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.69%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQLPlus
General
1 53 (89.83%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (33.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.47%) Finance
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Validation Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Change Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.39%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Validation Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) Applications Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Research Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) IT Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Development Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) LIMS
1 6 (10.17%) Life Science
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) SCADA
3 4 (6.78%) Biotechnology
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Validation
2 9 (15.25%) ERP
3 5 (8.47%) Project Management
3 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.78%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
7 1 (1.69%) Information Security
7 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.69%) Logistics
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (1.69%) Market Research
7 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PMP
1 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) GxP
2 12 (20.34%) GMP
3 11 (18.64%) QA
4 5 (8.47%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (6.78%) GCP
6 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) Wonderware
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com