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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 246 225 226
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Contract jobs citing GxP 19 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.24% 1.57% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
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£550 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £356 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year
-82.40% -
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
847 636 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.60% 7.03% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 339 289
Average daily rate £380 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 44
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.60% +96.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Berkshire -10 6 £403 +43.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (72.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (52.00%) GAMP
3 12 (48.00%) LIMS
4 10 (40.00%) GMP
4 10 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 10 (40.00%) Validation
4 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (36.00%) QMS
6 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (20.00%) SAP
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) SAP Security
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) SAP GRC
10 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) Change Control
10 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (8.00%) QA
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.00%) CAPA
10 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
10 2 (8.00%) FMCG
10 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
10 2 (8.00%) C

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 18 (72.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Quality Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Process Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Validation Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) LIMS
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 10 (40.00%) Validation
1 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 9 (36.00%) QMS
3 5 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) CAPA
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) GAMP
2 10 (40.00%) GMP
3 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (8.00%) QA
5 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) HP
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