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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
England / South East
Rank 221 252 251
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -1
Contract jobs citing GMP 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.036% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.69% 0.35% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £370 - £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 - £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £774 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £428 £488
% change year-on-year
-13.45% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.45 -
% change year-on-year
-37.60% -

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
708 847 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 10.14% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 463 431
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 47
Median hourly rate £15.50 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.36% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 6 £875 -
Berkshire +17 4 £310 -
GMP
England

GMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for GMP.

1 19 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (89.47%) Manufacturing
3 15 (78.95%) GxP
4 13 (68.42%) SAP
4 13 (68.42%) ERP
4 13 (68.42%) GAMP
4 13 (68.42%) GCP
4 13 (68.42%) Coaching
5 12 (63.16%) Information Security
6 11 (57.89%) Capita
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) FMCG
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) PMP
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Legal
9 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) Logistics
10 1 (5.26%) Information Management
10 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
10 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
10 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
General
1 19 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (89.47%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Compliance Consultant
1 13 (68.42%) Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) IT Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) IT Risk Consultant
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior ERP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.26%) LIMS
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Coaching
1 13 (68.42%) ERP
2 12 (63.16%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) CAPA
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) HND
3 1 (5.26%) MBA
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) GxP
2 13 (68.42%) GAMP
2 13 (68.42%) GCP
3 3 (15.79%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) SAP
2 11 (57.89%) Capita
3 1 (5.26%) LabVantage
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Minitab