The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP 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 GAMP over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 257 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing GAMP 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.033% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.21% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
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£379 £351 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.13% -22.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.14% -22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.70 - -
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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
826 754 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.68% 8.19% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 409 285
Average daily rate £398 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 34 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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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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
Berkshire - 5 £379 -
Surrey -1 4 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
GAMP
England

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (92.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (37.50%) GxP
3 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (30.00%) LIMS
5 11 (27.50%) Project Management
6 10 (25.00%) Validation
7 9 (22.50%) Change Management
8 6 (15.00%) HP
8 6 (15.00%) GMP
9 5 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 5 (12.50%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) Market Research
11 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.50%) GCP
11 3 (7.50%) ERP
11 3 (7.50%) SQL
11 3 (7.50%) SAP
11 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
12 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (5.00%) ITIL
12 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
12 2 (5.00%) Marketing
12 2 (5.00%) Life Science

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Veeva
General
1 37 (92.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Change Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Validation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Development Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Research Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.50%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) LIMS
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Life Science
4 2 (5.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 10 (25.00%) Validation
3 9 (22.50%) Change Management
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) Market Research
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.50%) ERP
6 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) QMS
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Information Management
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) GxP
2 6 (15.00%) GMP
3 5 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (7.50%) GCP
5 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com