The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 408 424 402
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing GxP 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£585 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.94% -1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £385
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1904 2058 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.83% 8.23% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1442 1460
Average daily rate £449 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 48
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £13.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.25 £66.25 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in London

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in London

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in London

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) GCP
5 2 (16.67%) GMP
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (16.67%) QMS
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) DataStage
1 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (8.33%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Quality Manager
2 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Navision Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Process Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Navision Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (16.67%) GCP
3 2 (16.67%) GMP
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) Agilent
2 1 (8.33%) Axway
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) IBM