The table below looks at the statistics for GAMP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 529 558 517
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -41
Contract jobs citing GAMP 50 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.23% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 4 3
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£550 £398 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.27% -22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £210 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £476 £513
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4054 3939 3187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.87% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2372 2321 1799
Average daily rate £400 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 152 189
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.45 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

GAMP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GAMP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GAMP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GAMP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GAMP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

GAMP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GAMP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GAMP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GAMP
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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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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 +37 50 £550 +19.56% 7
South East - 44 £550 - 6
Southampton - 39 £550 - 5
Hampshire - 39 £550 - 5
London +3 4 £450 +40.62% 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
North West -16 2 - -
Hull - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Wales - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Wirral - - - -
Wrexham - - - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP.

1 59 (90.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (36.92%) Validation
3 23 (35.38%) Manufacturing
4 18 (27.69%) GMP
5 17 (26.15%) LIMS
6 15 (23.08%) GxP
7 14 (21.54%) Project Management
8 12 (18.46%) Quality Management
9 11 (16.92%) QMS
10 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (12.31%) Change Management
11 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (10.77%) Finance
12 7 (10.77%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (10.77%) Market Research
13 6 (9.23%) QA
14 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
15 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
15 4 (6.15%) COBIT
15 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
15 4 (6.15%) Migration
16 3 (4.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 3 (4.62%) MS Office
16 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
16 3 (4.62%) Siemens
17 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
17 2 (3.08%) HP
17 2 (3.08%) SAP
17 2 (3.08%) MS Excel

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GAMP 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 GAMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
General
1 59 (90.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 23 (35.38%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Business Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Change Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Research Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Development Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Validation Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Validation Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Validation Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Computer Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Project Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Senior Validation Engineer
10 1 (1.54%) Project Administrator
10 1 (1.54%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.54%) Functional Analyst
10 1 (1.54%) Applications Manager
10 1 (1.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) LIMS
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.08%) SCADA
3 2 (3.08%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Validation
2 14 (21.54%) Project Management
3 12 (18.46%) Quality Management
4 11 (16.92%) QMS
5 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (12.31%) Change Management
7 7 (10.77%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (10.77%) Market Research
8 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.15%) Migration
10 2 (3.08%) ERP
10 2 (3.08%) TQM
10 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (3.08%) Change Control
10 2 (3.08%) Coaching
11 1 (1.54%) System Testing
11 1 (1.54%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.54%) PMP
2 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.69%) GMP
2 15 (23.08%) GxP
3 6 (9.23%) QA
4 4 (6.15%) COBIT
5 3 (4.62%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.62%) Siemens
2 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.08%) HP
2 2 (3.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Wonderware
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