The table below looks at the statistics for GCP 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 GCP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 568 549 520
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing GCP 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£425 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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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
3948 3880 3267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.03% 8.09% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2484 2401 2049
Average daily rate £414 £410 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 182 101
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.54 £116.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

GCP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GCP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GCP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GCP Daily Rate Trend in England

GCP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GCP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GCP
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 GCP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
London -1 10 £425 - 3
South East -14 1 - - 2
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GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 10 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (58.33%) Validation
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) GMP
4 5 (41.67%) GLP
4 5 (41.67%) ERP
5 4 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (33.33%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (25.00%) FMCG
6 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (25.00%) Data Privacy
6 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 1 (8.33%) Informatics
8 1 (8.33%) Biotechnology
8 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (8.33%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) CDISC
8 1 (8.33%) DICOM

GCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GCP 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 GCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ProC
General
1 10 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Author
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Author
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) FMCG
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (8.33%) Biotechnology
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Validation
2 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) QMS
6 1 (8.33%) CAPA
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (41.67%) GMP
1 5 (41.67%) GLP
2 4 (33.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) CDISC
3 1 (8.33%) DICOM
3 1 (8.33%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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