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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 578 551 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing GMP 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£418 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+23.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.25 -
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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
3910 3498 3391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.74% 7.39% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2468 2147 1986
Average daily rate £403 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 112 227
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £44.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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
London +23 4 £403 -15.26%
North West -10 2 - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 2
GMP
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GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 20 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (50.00%) Validation
3 10 (41.67%) QA
4 9 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (37.50%) GAMP
5 7 (29.17%) QMS
5 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
5 7 (29.17%) GxP
6 5 (20.83%) GCP
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security
8 3 (12.50%) FMCG
8 3 (12.50%) Legal
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
9 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) Maximo
9 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
9 2 (8.33%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) TQM
9 2 (8.33%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 20 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Validation Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Validation Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (8.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.17%) LIMS
3 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Validation
2 7 (29.17%) QMS
2 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) TQM
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Process Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 9 (37.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 9 (37.50%) GAMP
3 7 (29.17%) GxP
4 5 (20.83%) GCP
5 1 (4.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) IBM
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Lawrence Harvey Group - Pharmaceuticals
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7 - £7.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 6 days ago