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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 574 582 563
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing GxP 39 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.069% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 8
Median daily rate £365 £480 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £549 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £455 £420
% change year-on-year
-16.48% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £57.50 £55.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +11.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -
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
4557 4700 4643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.29% 9.22% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2940 3075 2903
Median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 170 192
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.41 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+29.93% +3.85%

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 1 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 1 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 0 13 £330 -30.52%
London -5 13 £317 -36.70%
East of England +15 5 £475 +46.15%
North East - 4 £443 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
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UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (40.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 24 (39.34%) SAP
3 21 (34.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (32.79%) Project Management
5 19 (31.15%) Finance
6 16 (26.23%) Validation
6 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
7 14 (22.95%) FMCG
8 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.03%) SDLC
9 10 (16.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 10 (16.39%) ERP
9 10 (16.39%) Change Management
10 9 (14.75%) Degree
10 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
11 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
12 7 (11.48%) QMS
12 7 (11.48%) QA
12 7 (11.48%) Change Control
13 6 (9.84%) IaaS
13 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
13 6 (9.84%) Test Management
13 6 (9.84%) SAP GRC
13 6 (9.84%) SAP Security
13 6 (9.84%) Prototyping
13 6 (9.84%) Legal
13 6 (9.84%) Password Management

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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Project
3 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SAP GRC
2 3 (4.92%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.64%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.64%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) IaaS
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) GIS
2 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
General
1 21 (34.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (31.15%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.84%) Legal
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Consultant
2 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) SAP Manager
4 6 (9.84%) SAP Security Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Technologist
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Data Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Migration Manager
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Test Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Validation Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Audit Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
1 3 (4.92%) HTML5
2 2 (3.28%) D3.js
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) FMCG
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) Chemistry
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.64%) AS400
7 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
7 1 (1.64%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Windows
1 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Project Management
2 16 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.23%) Validation
3 11 (18.03%) SDLC
4 10 (16.39%) Change Management
4 10 (16.39%) ERP
5 8 (13.11%) Quality Management
5 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.48%) Change Control
6 7 (11.48%) QMS
7 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) Password Management
7 6 (9.84%) Prototyping
7 6 (9.84%) SAP Security
7 6 (9.84%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.84%) Test Management
8 5 (8.20%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) CISA
2 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.20%) PMP
3 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) APMP
4 1 (1.64%) CRISC
4 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (40.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (16.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (11.48%) QA
4 3 (4.92%) GMP
5 2 (3.28%) COBIT
5 2 (3.28%) GCP
5 2 (3.28%) GLP
5 2 (3.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.64%) GAMP
6 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) SAP
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) ESRI
4 2 (3.28%) Lotus
4 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) Axway
5 1 (1.64%) IBM