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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 530 533 506
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing GAMP 33 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.013% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.91% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 2
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£550 £460 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £348 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £572 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £476 £650
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -26.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+18.82% -
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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
3613 3452 2929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 7.76% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 2064 1670
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 126 203
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.93 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.76 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 - 27 £550 - 6
London +4 4 - - 1
North West -4 1 - - 5
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GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (89.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (51.28%) Validation
3 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
4 14 (35.90%) GMP
5 12 (30.77%) GxP
5 12 (30.77%) LIMS
6 9 (23.08%) Quality Management
6 9 (23.08%) QMS
7 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (12.82%) QA
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) COBIT
10 3 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
10 3 (7.69%) Market Research
10 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) MS Office
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
11 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
11 2 (5.13%) Change Management
11 2 (5.13%) TQM
11 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (5.13%) Migration
11 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.13%) Degree
11 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
11 2 (5.13%) Change Control

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
General
1 35 (89.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (41.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Validation Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Validation Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Development Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Research Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Project Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) LIMS
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Validation
2 9 (23.08%) Quality Management
2 9 (23.08%) QMS
3 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (7.69%) Market Research
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) TQM
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) GMP
2 12 (30.77%) GxP
3 5 (12.82%) QA
4 4 (10.26%) COBIT
5 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
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