The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 552 - 565
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCP 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% - 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £600 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £165
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4084 3332 4280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2510 1993 2365
Average daily rate £400 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 142 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.76 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
GCP
UK

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London - 3 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
GCP
UK

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

GCP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Author
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Process Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) GLP
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle