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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 581 570 567
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing GCP 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£425 £459 £630
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -27.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £620
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £575 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £368 -
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -
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
4237 4083 3634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 8.11% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2507 2179
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 186 148
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.60 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GCP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

GCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 -18 4 £475 -13.63%
London +19 3 £288 -50.85% 1
East of England - 1 £425 -
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GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (84.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 10 (52.63%) GMP
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Validation
5 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
6 6 (31.58%) GLP
7 5 (26.32%) GxP
7 5 (26.32%) Data Management
8 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
8 4 (21.05%) SAS
8 4 (21.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (21.05%) GAMP
8 4 (21.05%) SAP
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
8 4 (21.05%) Data Privacy
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (21.05%) FMCG
8 4 (21.05%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Workflow
9 3 (15.79%) Information Security
10 2 (10.53%) PACS
10 2 (10.53%) SQL
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Marketing

GCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ProC
General
1 16 (84.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Author
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Author
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Compliance Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) SAS Programmer
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) FMCG
4 3 (15.79%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) PACS
5 2 (10.53%) Informatics
6 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
6 1 (5.26%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 8 (42.11%) Validation
3 5 (26.32%) Data Management
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) Data Privacy
4 4 (21.05%) Software Licensing
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) GMP
2 6 (31.58%) GLP
2 6 (31.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (26.32%) GxP
4 4 (21.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (21.05%) GAMP
5 2 (10.53%) DICOM
6 1 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (5.26%) CDISC
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP