The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 62 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GxP 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% - 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.35% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£268 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £65.35 -
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
85 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.52% 5.05% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 21 27
Average daily rate £375 £390 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £290 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £441 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GxP across the Hertfordshire region.

GxP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the Hertfordshire region.

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

GxP
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (75.00%) Informatics
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Business Objects

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Assistant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Informatics
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Management
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects