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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £323
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £22.50
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
211 165 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.73% 5.70% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 109
Average daily rate £405 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 11
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.10 £48.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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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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
Manchester - - - -
GMP
England

GMP
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) GLP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GLP
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Templeton and Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Templeton and Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £17 - 29 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago