The table below looks at the statistics for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 93 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing GMP 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.59% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +38.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -40.17%
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
164 144 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.03% 9.50% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £375 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £11.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+331.81% -29.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing GMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for GMP.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) HR Manager
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) ICT Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Transition Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM