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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 239 - 212
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GMP 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% - 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£575 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +136.11%
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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
711 600 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.75% 7.12% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 288 266
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 54
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £113.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GMP across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

GMP Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) GAMP
1 11 (84.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (76.92%) Validation
3 9 (69.23%) GxP
4 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (53.85%) LIMS
4 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
4 7 (53.85%) QMS
5 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) TQM
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) GCP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
8 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Migration

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
General
1 11 (84.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Validation Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Validation Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) LIMS
2 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Validation
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
2 7 (53.85%) QMS
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) TQM
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) GAMP
2 9 (69.23%) GxP
3 3 (23.08%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) GCP
4 2 (15.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft