The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 152 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing GMP 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.033% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.83% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.75 -
GMP
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
328 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 6.46% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 95 71
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £53.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

GMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

GMP
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 GMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cheshire - 4 £450 - 1
Manchester - 2 £300 - 1
GMP
England

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 26 (89.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 25 (86.21%) Manufacturing
3 17 (58.62%) GxP
4 16 (55.17%) PMI
4 16 (55.17%) PMI Certification
4 16 (55.17%) Process Management
4 16 (55.17%) Informatics
5 15 (51.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 14 (48.28%) Project Management
7 12 (41.38%) Validation
8 7 (24.14%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (17.24%) Wonderware
9 5 (17.24%) SCADA
9 5 (17.24%) GAMP
9 5 (17.24%) ERP
10 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) Data Conversion
10 4 (13.79%) Data Reconciliation
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.90%) ITIL
12 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
12 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
12 2 (6.90%) CMMI
12 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (6.90%) Data Protection

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
General
1 26 (89.66%) Pharmaceutical
2 25 (86.21%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
2 16 (55.17%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) PMI
1 16 (55.17%) Informatics
2 5 (17.24%) SCADA
3 4 (13.79%) Data Conversion
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Process Management
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.24%) ERP
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.90%) CMMI
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Information Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (58.62%) GxP
2 15 (51.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (24.14%) QA
4 5 (17.24%) GAMP
5 4 (13.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Wonderware
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
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