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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 541 - 521
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAMP 42 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% - 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.08% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 3
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£550 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £469
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3899 4038 3387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.72% 8.03% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 2491 2056
Average daily rate £401 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 169 130
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.00 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.85 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 - 33 £550 -
North West - 5 £440 -
London - 4 £500 -
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GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 72 (96.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (44.00%) Manufacturing
3 23 (30.67%) Validation
3 23 (30.67%) GMP
4 22 (29.33%) LIMS
5 17 (22.67%) GxP
6 15 (20.00%) Project Management
7 12 (16.00%) Quality Management
8 11 (14.67%) Change Management
8 11 (14.67%) QA
8 11 (14.67%) QMS
8 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (10.67%) Market Research
10 8 (10.67%) Finance
11 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 5 (6.67%) ERP
11 5 (6.67%) SCADA
11 5 (6.67%) Wonderware
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.67%) Life Science
12 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
12 4 (5.33%) COBIT
12 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
12 4 (5.33%) Migration
13 2 (2.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (2.67%) HP
13 2 (2.67%) Biotechnology
13 2 (2.67%) Risk Assessment

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
General
1 72 (96.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (44.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.67%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Analyst
2 26 (34.67%) Business Analyst
3 19 (25.33%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.67%) Change Manager
5 7 (9.33%) Development Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Research Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Validation Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Validation Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Validation Specialist
10 2 (2.67%) Business Change Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Project Delivery Manager
11 1 (1.33%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) LIMS
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.67%) SCADA
3 5 (6.67%) Life Science
4 2 (2.67%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Validation
2 15 (20.00%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Quality Management
4 11 (14.67%) Change Management
4 11 (14.67%) QMS
4 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (10.67%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (10.67%) Market Research
6 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.67%) ERP
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.67%) Coaching
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.33%) Change Control
9 1 (1.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.33%) Degree
1 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.33%) PMP
1 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) GMP
2 17 (22.67%) GxP
3 11 (14.67%) QA
4 4 (5.33%) COBIT
5 2 (2.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Wonderware
2 2 (2.67%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) SAP