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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 241 237 228
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing GxP 21 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.098% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 1.21% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£455 £351 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.81% -7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £351 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £351 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.97% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
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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
840 746 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.77% 8.12% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 399 275
Average daily rate £400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 31 38
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.22 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 11 £340 - 1
Surrey +7 8 £505 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (35.00%) GAMP
3 13 (32.50%) Validation
4 11 (27.50%) Manufacturing
4 11 (27.50%) SAP
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (20.00%) GMP
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) SAP Security
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.00%) Migration
9 6 (15.00%) HP
10 5 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (12.50%) LIMS
10 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) QA
11 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
11 4 (10.00%) Change Control
11 4 (10.00%) Chemistry
11 4 (10.00%) ERP
11 4 (10.00%) GCP
11 4 (10.00%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) UNIX
11 4 (10.00%) Middleware
12 3 (7.50%) CISSP
12 3 (7.50%) ABAP
12 3 (7.50%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.50%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
1 2 (5.00%) NAS
General
1 28 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (27.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Chief Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Quality Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) SAP Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Business Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Process Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) LIMS
3 4 (10.00%) Chemistry
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (7.50%) PKI
5 2 (5.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.50%) Life Science
6 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Validation
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) SAP Security
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.50%) CAPA
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) SDLC
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) QMS
8 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) ABAP
2 3 (7.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) GAMP
2 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (20.00%) GMP
4 5 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (10.00%) GCP
5 4 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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