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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 553 560 544
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing GxP 37 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.87% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
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£476 £525 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
4255 4089 3607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.02% 8.09% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2508 2160
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £563 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 191 148
Average hourly rate £21.51 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
London +19 18 £475 -18.80% 4
South East -17 18 £520 -9.56% 2
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UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (75.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (38.82%) Manufacturing
3 31 (36.47%) SAP
4 29 (34.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (32.94%) Project Management
6 27 (31.76%) Validation
7 26 (30.59%) ERP
8 19 (22.35%) GMP
9 17 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 15 (17.65%) GAMP
11 13 (15.29%) Finance
11 13 (15.29%) Change Control
12 12 (14.12%) PMI Certification
13 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (12.94%) Performance Testing
13 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.76%) FMCG
14 10 (11.76%) Informatics
14 10 (11.76%) QA
14 10 (11.76%) PMI
14 10 (11.76%) Process Management
15 9 (10.59%) Quality Management
15 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
15 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (10.59%) UNIX
15 9 (10.59%) Degree
15 9 (10.59%) Migration
15 9 (10.59%) Document Management
15 9 (10.59%) Test Strategy
16 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (2.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.35%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.18%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) NAS
2 2 (2.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
General
1 64 (75.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 33 (38.82%) Manufacturing
3 13 (15.29%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Consultant
2 14 (16.47%) Architect
3 13 (15.29%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Compliance Consultant
6 9 (10.59%) Risk Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Quality Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Compliance Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Chief Architect
9 3 (3.53%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Middleware
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Basis
2 3 (3.53%) J2EE
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.76%) Informatics
2 10 (11.76%) PMI
2 10 (11.76%) FMCG
3 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) LIMS
4 4 (4.71%) Chemistry
4 4 (4.71%) Life Science
5 3 (3.53%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) Project Management
2 27 (31.76%) Validation
3 26 (30.59%) ERP
4 13 (15.29%) Change Control
5 11 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.94%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.76%) Process Management
7 9 (10.59%) Quality Management
7 9 (10.59%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.59%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) Document Management
7 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.59%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.41%) Data Privacy
8 8 (9.41%) Six Sigma
9 7 (8.24%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) ABAP
3 3 (3.53%) C
3 3 (3.53%) Java
4 2 (2.35%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) PMI Certification
2 9 (10.59%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) CISSP
4 2 (2.35%) PMP
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (22.35%) GMP
3 17 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 15 (17.65%) GAMP
5 10 (11.76%) QA
6 5 (5.88%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.35%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.35%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) SAP
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) HP
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.35%) Varonis
4 2 (2.35%) NetApp
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
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