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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 90 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GMP 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% - 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.97% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £313 £394
% change year-on-year
+38.40% -20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -
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
134 91 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.13% 6.64% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 24
Average daily rate £325 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £465 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £13.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (88.89%) GxP
2 8 (88.89%) PMI
2 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Process Management
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (88.89%) Informatics
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAMP
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Architect
1 8 (88.89%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Validation Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) PMI
1 8 (88.89%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 8 (88.89%) GxP
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) GAMP