The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 574 589 564
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing GxP 49 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.058% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
Median daily rate £380 £495 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% +41.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £332 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £536 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £417 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -
GxP
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
4690 4917 4622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.40% 9.53% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3012 3266 2836
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 175 189
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing GxP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in England

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in England

GxP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

GxP Daily Rate Histogram in England

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in England

GxP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -1 18 £330 -27.47%
London +5 16 £365 -30.14% 3
East of England - 5 £475 -
North East - 4 £443 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GxP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for GxP.

1 30 (43.48%) SAP
2 28 (40.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 24 (34.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 21 (30.43%) Validation
5 20 (28.99%) Finance
6 19 (27.54%) Project Management
7 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (21.74%) FMCG
8 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
9 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (17.39%) SDLC
10 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.94%) ERP
11 10 (14.49%) Change Management
11 10 (14.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 10 (14.49%) Degree
12 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
12 9 (13.04%) Quality Management
12 9 (13.04%) Migration
13 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.59%) QMS
14 7 (10.14%) QA
14 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
14 7 (10.14%) Change Control
14 7 (10.14%) MS Office
15 6 (8.70%) ITIL
15 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
15 6 (8.70%) Legal
15 6 (8.70%) Password Management
15 6 (8.70%) Management Information System

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP GRC
2 4 (5.80%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.90%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.45%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.45%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) IaaS
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) GIS
1 4 (5.80%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) LSMW
General
1 24 (34.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 13 (18.84%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.70%) Legal
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 3 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Analyst
3 11 (15.94%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) SAP Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) SAP Security Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Technologist
6 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Migration Manager
7 4 (5.80%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) PMO Lead
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Data Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) HTML5
2 2 (2.90%) D3.js
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) FMCG
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.25%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.35%) Data Conversion
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.90%) AS400
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.45%) iSeries
8 1 (1.45%) LIMS
8 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Validation
2 19 (27.54%) Project Management
3 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) SDLC
5 11 (15.94%) ERP
6 10 (14.49%) Change Management
7 9 (13.04%) Migration
7 9 (13.04%) Quality Management
8 8 (11.59%) QMS
8 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.14%) Change Control
9 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Password Management
10 6 (8.70%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.70%) SAP Security
10 6 (8.70%) Security Architecture
10 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.70%) Test Management
10 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) CISA
2 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.25%) PMP
3 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) APMP
4 1 (1.45%) CRISC
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (14.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (10.14%) QA
4 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.35%) GCP
4 3 (4.35%) GLP
4 3 (4.35%) GMP
5 2 (2.90%) COBIT
5 2 (2.90%) GAMP
5 2 (2.90%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) SAP
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) ESRI
4 2 (2.90%) Lotus
4 2 (2.90%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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