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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 266 252 243
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing GAMP 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.090% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£498 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +33.33%
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
862 804 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 8.65% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 445 304
Average daily rate £400 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 43 40
Average hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 2 September 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
Surrey -4 6 £498 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
GAMP
England

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (86.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (56.52%) GxP
3 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
3 8 (34.78%) Validation
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 5 (21.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 5 (21.74%) SAP
4 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) LIMS
5 4 (17.39%) GCP
5 4 (17.39%) GMP
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) FMCG
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Security
8 1 (4.35%) Marketing
8 1 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (4.35%) Life Science
8 1 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) Market Research

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.35%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
General
1 20 (86.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (34.78%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Change Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Validation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Research Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Development Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) LIMS
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) FMCG
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Validation
2 5 (21.74%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Market Research
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) GxP
2 5 (21.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (17.39%) GCP
3 4 (17.39%) GMP
4 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
1 5 (21.74%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com