The table below looks at the statistics for CDISC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CDISC over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)
Rank 255 237 221
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing CDISC 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.011% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.15% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate - £438 £388
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
856 646 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.64% 7.06% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 348 289
Average daily rate £380 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £188 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 44
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +96.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

CDISC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CDISC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CDISC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CDISC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CDISC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

CDISC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CDISC
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CDISC 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 CDISC.

1 5 (100.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Biostatistics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Structures

CDISC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing CDISC 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 CDISC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Spotfire
General
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) SAS Programmer
2 3 (60.00%) Statistical Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft