The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 101 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 -
GMP
North West

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
152 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.10% 5.05% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 26
Average daily rate £350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £165 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £9.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £11.30 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

GMP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (70.00%) PMI
2 7 (70.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (70.00%) Validation
2 7 (70.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (70.00%) GxP
2 7 (70.00%) Informatics
2 7 (70.00%) Process Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) CMMI
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (70.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Architect
1 7 (70.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) PMI
1 7 (70.00%) Informatics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Process Management
2 7 (70.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (20.00%) CMMI
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (70.00%) GxP
2 2 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft