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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GxP
Rank 237 240 231
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing GxP 19 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.095% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.28% 1.25% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£525 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £62.50 -
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
833 718 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.32% 7.59% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 383 321
Average daily rate £380 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 32
Average hourly rate £21.28 £25.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +96.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.30 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 8 £403 +43.75% 2
Hampshire - 5 £550 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey +2 2 £650 -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (46.43%) GAMP
3 12 (42.86%) LIMS
4 10 (35.71%) GMP
4 10 (35.71%) Quality Management
4 10 (35.71%) Validation
4 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (32.14%) QMS
6 8 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (25.00%) SAP
7 7 (25.00%) SAP Security
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Change Control
10 3 (10.71%) SAP GRC
10 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.71%) PKI
10 3 (10.71%) CAPA
10 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (10.71%) QA
10 3 (10.71%) Change Management
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) C
10 3 (10.71%) ABAP
10 3 (10.71%) CISSP
11 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting

GxP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.71%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 20 (71.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Quality Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Process Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Validation Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) LIMS
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Quality Management
1 10 (35.71%) Validation
1 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 9 (32.14%) QMS
3 7 (25.00%) SAP Security
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) CAPA
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.57%) Information Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
1 3 (10.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) GAMP
2 10 (35.71%) GMP
3 8 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (10.71%) QA
5 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.57%) GCP
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) HP
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
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Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago