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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 561 545 540
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing GxP 37 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.049% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
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£475 £351 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.52% -19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £255 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £402 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.97% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
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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
4207 3968 3597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.14% 8.03% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2753 2415 2185
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 137
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.21 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
South East 0 22 £455 +29.81% 3
London +11 13 £478 - 1
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 68 (74.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 37 (40.66%) Manufacturing
3 31 (34.07%) Validation
4 30 (32.97%) Project Management
5 28 (30.77%) SAP
6 27 (29.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (28.57%) GMP
8 21 (23.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 19 (20.88%) PMI Certification
9 19 (20.88%) ERP
10 18 (19.78%) GAMP
11 16 (17.58%) Process Management
11 16 (17.58%) PMI
11 16 (17.58%) Informatics
12 13 (14.29%) Change Control
13 12 (13.19%) Quality Management
13 12 (13.19%) Finance
14 11 (12.09%) Performance Testing
15 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (9.89%) FMCG
15 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
15 9 (9.89%) Document Management
15 9 (9.89%) Test Strategy
16 8 (8.79%) Data Privacy
16 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (8.79%) QA
16 8 (8.79%) Degree
16 8 (8.79%) Six Sigma
17 7 (7.69%) LIMS
17 7 (7.69%) Migration

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.10%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.10%) SAP EWM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) NAS
2 2 (2.20%) SAN
General
1 68 (74.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 37 (40.66%) Manufacturing
3 12 (13.19%) Finance
4 3 (3.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Architect
2 18 (19.78%) Consultant
3 16 (17.58%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Compliance Consultant
7 8 (8.79%) Risk Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.40%) SAP Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Compliance Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Chief Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Quality Manager
11 3 (3.30%) SAP Security Consultant
11 3 (3.30%) Business Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
1 4 (4.40%) Middleware
2 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 3 (3.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Informatics
1 16 (17.58%) PMI
2 9 (9.89%) FMCG
3 7 (7.69%) LIMS
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.40%) Chemistry
5 3 (3.30%) Life Science
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (3.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Validation
2 30 (32.97%) Project Management
3 19 (20.88%) ERP
4 16 (17.58%) Process Management
5 13 (14.29%) Change Control
6 12 (13.19%) Quality Management
7 11 (12.09%) Performance Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Document Management
8 9 (9.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.89%) Test Strategy
9 8 (8.79%) Data Privacy
9 8 (8.79%) Six Sigma
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
10 7 (7.69%) SAP Security
11 6 (6.59%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.59%) Change Management
11 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
1 4 (4.40%) ABAP
2 3 (3.30%) C
3 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) PMI Certification
2 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) CISSP
3 3 (3.30%) PMP
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 26 (28.57%) GMP
3 21 (23.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 18 (19.78%) GAMP
5 8 (8.79%) QA
6 4 (4.40%) GCP
7 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) SAP
2 6 (6.59%) HP
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) NetApp
5 2 (2.20%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.20%) Varonis
6 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.10%) Cognos
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