The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 523 514 549
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing GxP 34 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Average daily rate £420 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 - £50.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 - £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - £50.25
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4084 3332 4280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2510 1993 2365
Average daily rate £400 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 142 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.76 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
GxP
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

GxP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -20 16 £378 -32.64% 1
South East -12 8 £280 -6.66% 1
East of England - 3 £420 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
GxP
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GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 32 (55.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 26 (44.83%) Validation
3 22 (37.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (29.31%) Project Management
5 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
7 10 (17.24%) Service Management
7 10 (17.24%) Finance
7 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
8 9 (15.52%) SAP
8 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) SQL
9 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.07%) QA
10 7 (12.07%) QMS
11 6 (10.34%) Data Mapping
11 6 (10.34%) Change Control
11 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.34%) Six Sigma
11 6 (10.34%) ERP
11 6 (10.34%) Documentum
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.34%) Information Management
12 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (8.62%) Degree
12 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
13 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
13 4 (6.90%) Change Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) Documentum
3 3 (5.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.45%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.45%) SAP MM
2 2 (3.45%) SAP CRM
2 2 (3.45%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) WAN
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) DataStage
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.72%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) LSMW
General
1 32 (55.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.90%) German Language
4 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Quality Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) QA Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Validation Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Service Manager
7 4 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Business Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Author
8 3 (5.17%) Author
8 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Process Manager
9 2 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) BAPI
2 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Life Science
2 3 (5.17%) PMI
3 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.45%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) Informatics
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Validation
2 17 (29.31%) Project Management
3 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.24%) Service Management
6 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) QMS
7 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.34%) ERP
8 6 (10.34%) Information Management
8 6 (10.34%) Six Sigma
8 6 (10.34%) Data Mapping
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) Change Control
9 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.90%) ETL
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) PMP
2 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (12.07%) QA
3 4 (6.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (6.90%) GMP
4 2 (3.45%) GAMP
5 1 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) SAP
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Remedy
3 3 (5.17%) Axway
4 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Agilent
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