The table below looks at the statistics for GMP 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 GMP over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 239 239 251
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing GMP 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £320 £323
% change year-on-year
+79.68% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £31.50
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
793 657 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.55% 7.51% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 293 359
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £263 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 37 69
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GMP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GMP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GMP
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 GMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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Job
Vacancies
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GMP
England

GMP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (40.00%) GCP
2 4 (40.00%) GxP
3 3 (30.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) FMCG
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) HND
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (20.00%) GAMP
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (10.00%) QMS

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
General
1 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ERP
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Information Security
1 2 (20.00%) Logistics
1 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (20.00%) Change Control
1 2 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HND
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GCP
1 4 (40.00%) GxP
2 3 (30.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (20.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP