The first table below looks at the demand for GMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Rank 141 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 - £22.50
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
331 184 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 8.59% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 96 119
Average daily rate £425 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -54.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.77 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
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GMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GMP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GMP across the South West region.

GMP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

GMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GMP across the South West region.

GMP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

GMP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing GMP 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 GMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree