The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 143 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing GAMP 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 1.30% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£85 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £338 £370
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -8.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £43.25 -
% change year-on-year
+16.76% -
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
222 230 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.87% 8.12% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 103 81
Average daily rate £325 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.80 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £44.00 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

GAMP
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Project Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft