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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 522 532 506
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Contract jobs citing GxP 50 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.066% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.27% 0.82% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year
-82.40% -
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
3942 3770 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 7.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2272 1838
Average daily rate £400 £412 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.56 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -21 19 £550 +96.42% 2
North West - 19 £425 - 4
London -2 12 £425 +34.92% 1
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (69.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 28 (36.84%) GMP
2 28 (36.84%) Validation
3 23 (30.26%) Project Management
4 16 (21.05%) PMI Certification
4 16 (21.05%) GAMP
4 16 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 15 (19.74%) Informatics
5 15 (19.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (18.42%) PMI
6 14 (18.42%) Process Management
7 13 (17.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 12 (15.79%) LIMS
9 11 (14.47%) SAP
9 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.16%) PLM
10 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.16%) QMS
10 10 (13.16%) Quality Management
10 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle
12 7 (9.21%) Scrum
13 6 (7.89%) Life Science
13 6 (7.89%) Change Management
14 5 (6.58%) SAP FI
14 5 (6.58%) Degree
14 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (6.58%) SAP Security
14 5 (6.58%) SAP FI/CO
14 5 (6.58%) Finance

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) SAP FI
1 5 (6.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (6.58%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.95%) SAP GRC
2 3 (3.95%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (69.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (21.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
5 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Project Manager
2 14 (18.42%) Architect
3 13 (17.11%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (17.11%) Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Validation Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.95%) SAP Security Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (2.63%) Supply Chain Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.63%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Quality Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) CAML
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) XSLT
3 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Informatics
2 14 (18.42%) PMI
3 12 (15.79%) LIMS
4 6 (7.89%) Life Science
5 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.26%) Pharmacovigilance
6 4 (5.26%) FMCG
7 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.32%) PKI
9 1 (1.32%) NHS
9 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Validation
2 23 (30.26%) Project Management
3 14 (18.42%) Process Management
4 11 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.16%) QMS
5 10 (13.16%) PLM
5 10 (13.16%) Quality Management
5 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (9.21%) Scrum
7 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) SAP Security
8 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.95%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL
9 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.95%) Change Control
10 2 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) ABAP
2 2 (2.63%) C
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 2 (2.63%) MBA
4 1 (1.32%) CISSP
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (36.84%) GMP
2 16 (21.05%) GAMP
3 15 (19.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (17.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) SAP
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Cognos
3 1 (1.32%) Siebel
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.32%) Infoflex
3 1 (1.32%) Nintex
Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Macclesfield
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago