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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 256 243 241
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing GxP 13 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.20% 0.044%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.52% 2.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £330 £475 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +35.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £455 £420
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -
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
858 879 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.56% 9.46% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 471 413
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 42 30
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.30 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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
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 28 June 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
Berkshire -8 9 £309 -2.60%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £380 -
Sussex - 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 11 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (36.36%) SAP
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) Validation
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
7 5 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (22.73%) FMCG
8 4 (18.18%) SAP GRC
8 4 (18.18%) SAP Security
8 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Change Control
8 4 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Password Management
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) MS Project
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) JD Edwards
8 4 (18.18%) PRINCE

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Project
2 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 11 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) SAP Security Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) PMO Lead
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Validation Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Audit Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) FMCG
3 3 (13.64%) Chemistry
3 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (36.36%) Validation
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Password Management
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (18.18%) SAP Security
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
6 3 (13.64%) Security Management
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CISA
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (27.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (4.55%) GAMP
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) JD Edwards
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Axway
3 1 (4.55%) IBM