The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 582 567 582
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.026% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £310 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% -30.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £310 £444
% change year-on-year
+13.06% -30.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4281 3847 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.54% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2301 2328
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 149 249
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%

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
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 25 July 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 - 10 £395 - 2
London - 4 £395 -
Scotland -21 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £351 - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (94.12%) Validation
2 10 (58.82%) GxP
3 7 (41.18%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (35.29%) GMP
5 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
5 5 (29.41%) QMS
6 4 (23.53%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) German Language
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) GAMP
9 1 (5.88%) GCP
9 1 (5.88%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) MS Project
9 1 (5.88%) MS Office
9 1 (5.88%) Windows
9 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (5.88%) SAS
9 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (5.88%) Change Management
9 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (5.88%) Firewall
9 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Intranet
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Publishing
9 1 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (35.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Validation Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Validation Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) SCADA
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Validation
2 5 (29.41%) Quality Management
2 5 (29.41%) QMS
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Biostatistics
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) GxP
2 7 (41.18%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) GMP
4 2 (11.76%) GAMP
5 1 (5.88%) GCP
5 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) SAP