The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 417 419 412
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing GMP 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.096% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£395 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £323
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £22.50
GMP
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1877 2079 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.19% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1455 1468
Average daily rate £443 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 48
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £66.25 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in London

GMP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram in London

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GMP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 8 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) QMS
4 3 (30.00%) LIMS
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) GLP
5 2 (20.00%) GxP
5 2 (20.00%) GCP
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) FMCG
5 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Intranet

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
General
1 8 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Validation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) LIMS
2 2 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (40.00%) QMS
2 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (30.00%) GLP
2 3 (30.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) GxP
3 2 (20.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP