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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 131 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing GAMP 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.075% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £476 £650
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -26.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
+18.82% -
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England

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
239 210 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.60% 7.87% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 98 60
Average daily rate £350 £340 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 11
Average hourly rate £16.67 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.50 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - - - - 3
GAMP
England

GAMP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (50.00%) GMP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Validation Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft