The table below looks at the statistics for 21 CFR Part 11 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 9 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 17.07% 25.00% 12.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.33% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £329 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.74% +1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £329 £405
% change year-on-year
+67.30% -18.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £41.00
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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 Highlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 29.27% 62.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £300 £335 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +3.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £75.50 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.10 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

21 CFR Part 11
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 across the Highlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

21 CFR Part 11 Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

21 CFR Part 11
Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 across the Highlands region.

21 CFR Part 11 Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands region citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11.

1 8 (100.00%) GAMP
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (87.50%) Firmware
2 7 (87.50%) SCADA
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (37.50%) PDCA
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Statistics
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands region citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Validation Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) SCADA
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Change Management
1 8 (100.00%) Validation
1 8 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
3 3 (37.50%) PDCA
3 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (37.50%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Firmware