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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
21 CFR Part 11
Rank 573 561 576
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing 21 CFR Part 11 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.054% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£395 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.21% -17.50%
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
4227 3675 4389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 7.34% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2218 2268
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 138 234
Average hourly rate £20.06 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £9.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%

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 9 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 10 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 - 3
London - 4 £395 - 1
South East - 1 £351 - 1
Southampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -

21 CFR Part 11
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 18 (90.00%) Validation
2 12 (60.00%) GxP
3 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (35.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) GMP
5 5 (25.00%) SAP
5 5 (25.00%) GAMP
5 5 (25.00%) QMS
5 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (15.00%) German Language
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) SCADA
8 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Firewall
8 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.00%) Finance
8 1 (5.00%) Migration

21 CFR Part 11
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
General
1 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Validation Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Validation Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Validation
2 5 (25.00%) Quality Management
2 5 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Information Security
4 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) GxP
2 7 (35.00%) QA
3 6 (30.00%) GMP
4 5 (25.00%) GAMP
5 1 (5.00%) GCP
5 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards