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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 543 556 517
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Contract jobs citing GMP 36 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.91% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
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£425 £430 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £313 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £313 £431
% change year-on-year
+38.40% -27.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 -
% change year-on-year
-40.17% -
GMP
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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
3956 4002 3293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.82% 8.08% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2471 1987
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 171 122
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.29 £46.69 £130.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £20.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.11% +37.08%

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 4 May 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 4 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
North West +1 23 £425 -
London +9 7 £425 -5.55% 3
South East -11 5 £575 +84.00% 2
GMP
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GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 52 (89.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 38 (65.52%) Validation
3 31 (53.45%) GxP
4 25 (43.10%) Manufacturing
5 22 (37.93%) GAMP
6 21 (36.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 17 (29.31%) Project Management
7 17 (29.31%) Process Management
7 17 (29.31%) QA
8 16 (27.59%) PMI
8 16 (27.59%) PMI Certification
8 16 (27.59%) Informatics
9 15 (25.86%) Quality Management
9 15 (25.86%) QMS
10 9 (15.52%) LIMS
10 9 (15.52%) ERP
10 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.62%) Finance
12 5 (8.62%) SCADA
12 5 (8.62%) Wonderware
13 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (6.90%) GCP
13 4 (6.90%) GLP
13 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
13 4 (6.90%) Degree
13 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
13 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
13 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.72%) MS Project
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Intranet
General
1 52 (89.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 25 (43.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Architect
2 16 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (20.69%) Consultant
4 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
5 9 (15.52%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Validation Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Validation Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Compliance Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Specialist
10 1 (1.72%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.72%) Project Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.72%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) PMI
1 16 (27.59%) Informatics
2 9 (15.52%) LIMS
3 5 (8.62%) SCADA
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Biotechnology
5 2 (3.45%) Life Science
5 2 (3.45%) FMCG
6 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Validation
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) Process Management
3 15 (25.86%) Quality Management
3 15 (25.86%) QMS
4 9 (15.52%) ERP
4 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Information Management
7 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.45%) Change Control
8 2 (3.45%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (53.45%) GxP
2 22 (37.93%) GAMP
3 21 (36.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 17 (29.31%) QA
5 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (6.90%) GCP
5 4 (6.90%) GLP
6 2 (3.45%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Wonderware
2 2 (3.45%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
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