The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 538 556 504
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -52
Contract jobs citing GMP 34 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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£440 £320 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £434 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £313 £331
% change year-on-year
+40.80% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
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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
3942 3770 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 7.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2272 1838
Average daily rate £400 £412 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.56 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in England

GMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GMP
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 GMP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
North West - 21 £425 - 5
London +3 4 - - 2
East of England - 1 £395 - 1
GMP
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GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 42 (89.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 30 (63.83%) Validation
3 28 (59.57%) GxP
4 21 (44.68%) GAMP
5 20 (42.55%) Manufacturing
6 18 (38.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 15 (31.91%) Quality Management
7 15 (31.91%) QA
7 15 (31.91%) QMS
8 14 (29.79%) Process Management
9 13 (27.66%) PMI
9 13 (27.66%) PMI Certification
9 13 (27.66%) Informatics
10 12 (25.53%) Project Management
11 9 (19.15%) LIMS
11 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (10.64%) Wonderware
13 5 (10.64%) ERP
13 5 (10.64%) SCADA
14 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
15 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
15 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
15 2 (4.26%) Intranet
15 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
15 2 (4.26%) IBM
15 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
15 2 (4.26%) Aerospace

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
General
1 42 (89.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (42.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Architect
2 13 (27.66%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Project Manager
4 10 (21.28%) Consultant
5 9 (19.15%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Validation Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Project Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) AWS Architect
9 1 (2.13%) IT Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) PMI
1 13 (27.66%) Informatics
2 9 (19.15%) LIMS
3 5 (10.64%) SCADA
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.26%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Validation
2 15 (31.91%) Quality Management
2 15 (31.91%) QMS
3 14 (29.79%) Process Management
4 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.64%) ERP
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Line Management
9 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.26%) Coaching
9 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (59.57%) GxP
2 21 (44.68%) GAMP
3 18 (38.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 15 (31.91%) QA
5 2 (4.26%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Wonderware
2 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Cognizant
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