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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 244 219 217
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing GxP 9 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.17% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.24% 2.30% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
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£600 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.89% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+74.60% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £113.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £113.50 -
% change year-on-year
-67.62% -
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
725 609 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.82% 7.25% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 288 267
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 £508 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 52
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £113.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GxP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 14 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (68.42%) Validation
3 9 (47.37%) GMP
3 9 (47.37%) Quality Management
4 8 (42.11%) GAMP
4 8 (42.11%) LIMS
5 7 (36.84%) QMS
5 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (10.53%) GCP
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) SaaS
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Life Science
7 2 (10.53%) QA
8 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
8 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
8 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
8 1 (5.26%) BAPI

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing GxP 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 GxP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 14 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Quality Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) LIMS
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Data Conversion
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Validation
2 9 (47.37%) Quality Management
3 7 (36.84%) QMS
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) GMP
2 8 (42.11%) GAMP
3 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
3 2 (10.53%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Informatica