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 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 Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 545 543 520
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing GMP 34 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.021% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
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£425 £430 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £313 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £313 £463
% change year-on-year
+38.40% -32.43%
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
UK

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%

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
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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 21 £433 - 2
London -2 10 £425 -5.55%
South East -16 2 - - 5
GMP
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GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (90.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 41 (67.21%) Validation
3 31 (50.82%) GxP
4 29 (47.54%) Manufacturing
5 24 (39.34%) GAMP
6 21 (34.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 19 (31.15%) QA
8 18 (29.51%) Project Management
9 17 (27.87%) Process Management
10 16 (26.23%) PMI
10 16 (26.23%) PMI Certification
10 16 (26.23%) Informatics
11 15 (24.59%) Quality Management
11 15 (24.59%) QMS
12 10 (16.39%) ERP
13 9 (14.75%) LIMS
13 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
15 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
16 6 (9.84%) Finance
17 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
17 5 (8.20%) SCADA
17 5 (8.20%) Wonderware
17 5 (8.20%) GCP
17 5 (8.20%) GLP
17 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
18 4 (6.56%) Biotechnology
18 4 (6.56%) Life Science

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
General
1 55 (90.16%) Pharmaceutical
2 29 (47.54%) Manufacturing
3 6 (9.84%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 16 (26.23%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (21.31%) Consultant
4 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Validation Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Validation Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Compliance Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Validation Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Specialist
9 2 (3.28%) Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.64%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Business Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) PMI
1 16 (26.23%) Informatics
2 9 (14.75%) LIMS
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) SCADA
4 4 (6.56%) Biotechnology
4 4 (6.56%) Life Science
5 3 (4.92%) FMCG
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Data Conversion
6 2 (3.28%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.28%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.64%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Validation
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 17 (27.87%) Process Management
4 15 (24.59%) Quality Management
4 15 (24.59%) QMS
5 10 (16.39%) ERP
6 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (8.20%) Data Protection
11 3 (4.92%) Information Management
11 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.92%) Data Privacy
11 3 (4.92%) Software Licensing
12 2 (3.28%) Line Management
12 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.28%) Data Reconciliation
12 2 (3.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (50.82%) GxP
2 24 (39.34%) GAMP
3 21 (34.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 19 (31.15%) QA
5 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (8.20%) GCP
6 5 (8.20%) GLP
7 2 (3.28%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Wonderware
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
3 1 (1.64%) Cognizant
South East
Quanta Consultancy Services
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Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Quanta Consultancy Services
Rate: competitive rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Quanta Consultancy Services
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago