The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 526 535 527
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing GxP 53 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.055% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.34% 0.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 4
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£450 £420 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £280 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £403
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
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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
3954 3953 3245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 8.07% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2433 2442 1973
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 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 172 116
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +36.58%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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 - 21 £420 -
South East +7 19 £525 - 1
London -9 12 £480 +65.51%
East of England +3 1 £325 -22.61%
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UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 57 (73.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 31 (39.74%) GMP
2 31 (39.74%) Validation
3 23 (29.49%) Project Management
4 21 (26.92%) Manufacturing
5 19 (24.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (23.08%) PMI Certification
7 17 (21.79%) Process Management
7 17 (21.79%) PMI
7 17 (21.79%) GAMP
8 16 (20.51%) Informatics
9 15 (19.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 15 (19.23%) SAP
10 13 (16.67%) Quality Management
10 13 (16.67%) LIMS
11 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (12.82%) QMS
13 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.97%) Finance
13 7 (8.97%) SAP Security
13 7 (8.97%) Change Control
14 6 (7.69%) PLM
14 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (7.69%) FMCG
14 6 (7.69%) Life Science
15 5 (6.41%) Degree
15 5 (6.41%) Change Management
15 5 (6.41%) ITIL
15 5 (6.41%) ABAP
15 5 (6.41%) .NET

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Project
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP FI
1 4 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.13%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.85%) SAP GRC
3 2 (2.56%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) NAS
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (73.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.97%) Finance
4 3 (3.85%) Legal
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Project Manager
2 17 (21.79%) Consultant
2 17 (21.79%) Architect
3 16 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Validation Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Compliance Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.85%) SAP Security Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Quality Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Change Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.13%) Web Services
3 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.28%) CSS
4 1 (1.28%) jQuery
4 1 (1.28%) CAML
4 1 (1.28%) XML
4 1 (1.28%) XSLT
4 1 (1.28%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) PMI
2 16 (20.51%) Informatics
3 13 (16.67%) LIMS
4 6 (7.69%) Life Science
4 6 (7.69%) FMCG
5 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.28%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) UNIX
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
1 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Validation
2 23 (29.49%) Project Management
3 17 (21.79%) Process Management
4 13 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (12.82%) QMS
7 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.97%) SAP Security
7 7 (8.97%) Change Control
8 6 (7.69%) PLM
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.41%) Change Management
9 5 (6.41%) ITIL
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
11 3 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (3.85%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.85%) ERP
11 3 (3.85%) Document Management
11 3 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) ABAP
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) MBA
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (39.74%) GMP
2 19 (24.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (21.79%) GAMP
4 15 (19.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (5.13%) QA
6 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.28%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) SAP
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Varonis
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) NetApp
3 2 (2.56%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.28%) Infoflex
4 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.28%) HP
4 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.28%) Cognos
4 1 (1.28%) Nintex
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