The table below looks at the statistics for GxP 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 GxP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 233 242 259
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing GxP 18 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.24% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.35% 2.55% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £550 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -16.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+41.79% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year
- -64.00%
GxP
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
767 901 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 9.58% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 453 528
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 74
Median hourly rate £16.47 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.41% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £16.94 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GxP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GxP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

GxP
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 GxP within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 17 £550 +23.59% 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 21 (77.78%) SAP
1 21 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (62.96%) GAMP
2 17 (62.96%) ERP
3 14 (51.85%) Manufacturing
4 13 (48.15%) GMP
5 12 (44.44%) GCP
5 12 (44.44%) Information Security
5 12 (44.44%) Coaching
6 11 (40.74%) Capita
7 8 (29.63%) Validation
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 5 (18.52%) Migration
10 5 (18.52%) LSMW
10 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) ETL
10 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (18.52%) Data Conversion
10 5 (18.52%) Data Extraction
10 5 (18.52%) Data Mapping
11 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
11 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
12 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
12 3 (11.11%) QMS
12 3 (11.11%) Degree
13 2 (7.41%) Life Science

GxP
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 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP APO
2 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.70%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) LSMW
General
1 21 (77.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (51.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Consultant
2 12 (44.44%) Compliance Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) IT Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) IT Risk Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Data Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) SAP Data Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (14.81%) Compliance Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) IT Risk Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
8 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Data Conversion
2 5 (18.52%) Data Extraction
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
4 2 (7.41%) Life Science
5 1 (3.70%) AS400
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ERP
2 12 (44.44%) Coaching
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 8 (29.63%) Validation
4 5 (18.52%) Data Mapping
4 5 (18.52%) ETL
4 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (11.11%) QMS
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (3.70%) CAPA
8 1 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Use Case
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) GAMP
2 13 (48.15%) GMP
3 12 (44.44%) GCP
4 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
6 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) SAP
2 11 (40.74%) Capita