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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
England / South East
Rank 235 249 254
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing GxP 8 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.91% 1.29% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £355 £550
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +345.45%

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
877 1086 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.56% 12.47% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 640 585
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £239 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 37
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.89% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

GxP Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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 +7 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £300 -3.22%
Berkshire +4 1 £550 +37.50% 1
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (74.07%) GAMP
3 18 (66.67%) SAP
4 17 (62.96%) ERP
5 15 (55.56%) GMP
5 15 (55.56%) Manufacturing
6 13 (48.15%) GCP
6 13 (48.15%) Coaching
7 12 (44.44%) Information Security
8 11 (40.74%) Capita
9 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (22.22%) Validation
11 5 (18.52%) Regulatory Compliance
12 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
13 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (11.11%) DNA
13 3 (11.11%) ITIL
13 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 3 (11.11%) Service Management
13 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
13 3 (11.11%) Life Science
13 3 (11.11%) QA
13 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
14 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
14 2 (7.41%) Degree
14 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
14 2 (7.41%) QMS
15 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 1 (3.70%) Minitab
15 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis

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 PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Veeva
General
1 22 (81.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (55.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Compliance Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) IT Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) IT Risk Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Risk Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Compliance Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Risk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Life Science
4 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ERP
2 13 (48.15%) Coaching
3 12 (44.44%) Information Security
4 6 (22.22%) Validation
5 5 (18.52%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (11.11%) DNA
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (7.41%) QMS
8 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.70%) CAPA
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) GAMP
2 15 (55.56%) GMP
3 13 (48.15%) GCP
4 3 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) SAP
2 11 (40.74%) Capita
3 3 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) Minitab