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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
UK / England
Rank 536 579 550
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Contract jobs citing GxP 31 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.78% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 13
Median daily rate £425 £310 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £286 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £310 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £310 £550
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -43.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%

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
3982 4738 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.76% 10.19% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2965 2693
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 186 169
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +86.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.85 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +10 12 £550 +77.41%
London +10 11 £425 -
South West - 4 £288 -
North West - 2 - -
East of England - 1 - -
GxP
UK

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 59 (84.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 34 (48.57%) SAP
3 30 (42.86%) GMP
4 29 (41.43%) ERP
5 27 (38.57%) Validation
5 27 (38.57%) GAMP
6 23 (32.86%) GCP
7 22 (31.43%) Coaching
8 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
9 17 (24.29%) Project Management
10 15 (21.43%) Information Security
11 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (15.71%) Migration
12 11 (15.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (15.71%) Capita
12 11 (15.71%) Finance
12 11 (15.71%) FMCG
13 9 (12.86%) Business Transformation
14 8 (11.43%) Data Extraction
14 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (11.43%) QA
14 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
15 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
16 6 (8.57%) Quality Management
16 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
16 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
17 5 (7.14%) SQL
17 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
17 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis

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 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DHCP
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) LSMW
General
1 59 (84.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
3 11 (15.71%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Consultant
2 23 (32.86%) Compliance Consultant
3 18 (25.71%) Risk Consultant
4 15 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 14 (20.00%) IT Consultant
5 14 (20.00%) IT Risk Consultant
6 13 (18.57%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (17.14%) Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) Compliance Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Data Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.71%) IT Risk Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) QA Leader
10 4 (5.71%) Risk Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
10 4 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) FMCG
2 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Data Extraction
3 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.71%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.86%) Biology
6 2 (2.86%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.86%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.86%) Life Science
7 1 (1.43%) AS400
7 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
1 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) ERP
2 27 (38.57%) Validation
3 22 (31.43%) Coaching
4 17 (24.29%) Project Management
5 15 (21.43%) Information Security
6 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Migration
8 9 (12.86%) Business Transformation
9 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
10 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.57%) Quality Management
12 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
13 4 (5.71%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
13 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
13 4 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
13 4 (5.71%) Data Mapping
13 4 (5.71%) ETL
13 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
13 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) APMP
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) PMP
3 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) GMP
2 27 (38.57%) GAMP
3 23 (32.86%) GCP
4 11 (15.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (11.43%) QA
6 4 (5.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (5.71%) Data Quality
7 3 (4.29%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 34 (48.57%) SAP
2 11 (15.71%) Capita
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.43%) Acronis
5 1 (1.43%) Minitab
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy
5 1 (1.43%) Saba
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Workday