The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 117 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing GAMP 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.16% 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.81% 2.88% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£320 £329 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £306 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £338 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £329 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
155 139 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.56% 5.60% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 63
Average daily rate £380 £351 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £9.16 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.31 £77.42 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GAMP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (80.00%) Change Management
2 8 (80.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (70.00%) Firmware
3 7 (70.00%) SCADA
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) PDCA
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (30.00%) Product Management
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (20.00%) Siemens

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Validation Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) SCADA
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (80.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) PDCA
4 3 (30.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Siemens
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