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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
England / South East
Rank 226 236 254
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing GxP 12 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.19% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.70% 1.91% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £550 £310 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -48.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £310 £550
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -43.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%

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
706 836 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.73% 10.08% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 456 428
Median daily rate £438 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.89% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £17.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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
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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +19 9 £550 -
Berkshire +12 2 £550 -
GxP
England

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (83.33%) SAP
3 17 (70.83%) ERP
3 17 (70.83%) GAMP
4 15 (62.50%) GMP
4 15 (62.50%) Manufacturing
5 13 (54.17%) GCP
5 13 (54.17%) Coaching
6 12 (50.00%) Information Security
7 11 (45.83%) Capita
8 5 (20.83%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (12.50%) QA
10 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
11 2 (8.33%) Migration
11 2 (8.33%) LSMW
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.33%) ETL
11 2 (8.33%) Degree
11 2 (8.33%) Biotechnology
11 2 (8.33%) Life Science
11 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (8.33%) Data Conversion
11 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
11 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
11 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (8.33%) Data Quality

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) LSMW
General
1 22 (91.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 15 (62.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Consultant
2 13 (54.17%) Compliance Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) IT Risk Consultant
3 8 (33.33%) Risk Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Compliance Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) IT Risk Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Data Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Quality Manager
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Data Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) ERP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior ERP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Biotechnology
2 2 (8.33%) Data Conversion
2 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ERP
2 13 (54.17%) Coaching
3 12 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.83%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (8.33%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) QMS
6 2 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) CAPA
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) GAMP
2 15 (62.50%) GMP
3 13 (54.17%) GCP
4 3 (12.50%) QA
4 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Minitab