The table below looks at the statistics for 21 CFR Part 11 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 21 CFR Part 11 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 588 573 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 7 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.017% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £324 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £324 -
% change year-on-year
-32.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4182 3770 3661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.58% 7.31% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2270 2114
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 126 241
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.63 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -9.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

21 CFR Part 11
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

21 CFR Part 11 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK.

21 CFR Part 11 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

21 CFR Part 11 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK.

21 CFR Part 11 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

21 CFR Part 11
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -30 7 £325 +34.02%
London +17 4 £364 -
Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
York - 2 £220 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £220 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Hull - - - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11.

1 18 (75.00%) Validation
2 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (37.50%) GAMP
3 9 (37.50%) GMP
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (33.33%) Change Management
4 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) SCADA
5 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
5 7 (29.17%) Firmware
6 6 (25.00%) GxP
6 6 (25.00%) QMS
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
9 3 (12.50%) GCP
9 3 (12.50%) SAP
9 3 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
9 3 (12.50%) Product Management
9 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (12.50%) Statistics
9 3 (12.50%) SaaS
9 3 (12.50%) PDCA
10 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (8.33%) Identity Management

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing 21 CFR Part 11 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 21 CFR Part 11. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 12 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Validation Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Validation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) SCADA
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Validation
2 8 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
4 6 (25.00%) QMS
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 3 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Product Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) PDCA
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) GAMP
1 9 (37.50%) GMP
2 8 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (25.00%) GxP
4 3 (12.50%) GCP
5 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft