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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 572 560 566
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing GxP 34 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 1.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 6
Median daily rate £380 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £380 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £547 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50
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
4472 4712 4628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.08% 9.41% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2900 3046 2863
Median daily rate £425 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 154 213
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £12.25 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -21 13 £330 -27.47% 1
London +2 10 £365 -27.00%
East of England +13 5 £425 +30.76%
North East - 4 £443 -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 24 (42.11%) Project Management
2 22 (38.60%) SAP
3 21 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (36.84%) Finance
4 15 (26.32%) Validation
5 14 (24.56%) Manufacturing
5 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (22.81%) FMCG
7 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (19.30%) Degree
9 10 (17.54%) SDLC
10 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 8 (14.04%) Change Management
11 8 (14.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.04%) PMI Certification
12 7 (12.28%) Quality Management
12 7 (12.28%) QA
12 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
12 7 (12.28%) Change Control
13 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (10.53%) IaaS
13 6 (10.53%) QMS
13 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (10.53%) Legal
13 6 (10.53%) JD Edwards
13 6 (10.53%) PMP
13 6 (10.53%) ERP

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 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Project
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.75%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.51%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) GIS
1 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
1 21 (36.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (24.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Legal
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 6 (10.53%) Technologist
4 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) SAP Security Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Security Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Data Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Data Migration Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Migration Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Junior
6 3 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) HTML5
2 2 (3.51%) D3.js
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.81%) FMCG
3 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Chemistry
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.51%) AS400
6 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.51%) PMI
6 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.75%) iSeries
7 1 (1.75%) LIMS
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Project Management
2 15 (26.32%) Validation
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) SDLC
5 8 (14.04%) Change Management
6 7 (12.28%) Change Control
6 7 (12.28%) Quality Management
6 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.53%) ERP
7 6 (10.53%) QMS
7 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Password Management
8 5 (8.77%) SAP Security
8 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.02%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) PMI Certification
3 6 (10.53%) PMP
4 5 (8.77%) CISA
5 1 (1.75%) APMP
5 1 (1.75%) CRISC
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (14.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (12.28%) QA
4 4 (7.02%) GMP
5 2 (3.51%) COBIT
5 2 (3.51%) GCP
5 2 (3.51%) GLP
6 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.75%) GAMP
6 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) SAP
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.53%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Axway
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) ESRI
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) IT2
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Sun