The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GxP
Rank 229 226 236
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing GxP 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.089% 0.071% 0.061%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 1.12% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£351 £378 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% -13.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.21% -24.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
737 536 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.24% 6.38% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 264 323
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £262 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 64
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £13.60 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.38 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%
GxP
England

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 10 July 2014. 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 +5 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Data Mapping
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
6 4 (23.53%) QA
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
8 2 (11.76%) GAMP
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) German Language
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
9 1 (5.88%) BAPI
9 1 (5.88%) Information Security
9 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 1 (5.88%) LSMW
9 1 (5.88%) Document Management
9 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (5.88%) Degree
9 1 (5.88%) SCADA
9 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LSMW
General
1 9 (52.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) AS400
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Data Mapping
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) QMS
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (23.53%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) GAMP
4 1 (5.88%) GCP
4 1 (5.88%) GMP
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Remedy