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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
Rank 572 - 545
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GAMP 35 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.81% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 2
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£525 - £393
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £310
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
4307 4200 3570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.95% 7.98% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2677 2562 2186
Average daily rate £403 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 202 112
Average hourly rate £20.09 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 22 May 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 13 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 22 May 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 - 35 £525 - 8
South East - 19 £525 - 3
Southampton - 14 £525 -
Hampshire - 14 £525 -
North West - 11 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 11 £375 - 1
Warrington - 6 £350 - 1
London - 5 £550 -
Middlesex - 3 £375 -
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 - -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (97.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 32 (41.03%) Manufacturing
3 25 (32.05%) Validation
4 24 (30.77%) GMP
5 22 (28.21%) LIMS
6 16 (20.51%) GxP
7 13 (16.67%) Project Management
7 13 (16.67%) QA
8 12 (15.38%) Quality Management
9 11 (14.10%) Change Management
9 11 (14.10%) QMS
9 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
11 8 (10.26%) Market Research
11 8 (10.26%) Finance
12 7 (8.97%) Life Science
13 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.41%) Wonderware
13 5 (6.41%) SCADA
13 5 (6.41%) ERP
14 4 (5.13%) COBIT
14 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (5.13%) Biotechnology
14 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
15 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
16 2 (2.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 2 (2.56%) SQLPlus
16 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
16 2 (2.56%) Migration

GAMP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQLPlus
General
1 76 (97.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 32 (41.03%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.26%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 23 (29.49%) Business Analyst
3 17 (21.79%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.10%) Change Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Validation Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Development Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Research Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Validation Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Validation Specialist
10 2 (2.56%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.56%) Business Change Manager
11 1 (1.28%) Delivery Manager
11 1 (1.28%) Applications Manager
11 1 (1.28%) Project Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) LIMS
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.97%) Life Science
4 5 (6.41%) SCADA
5 4 (5.13%) Biotechnology
6 2 (2.56%) FMCG
7 1 (1.28%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Validation
2 13 (16.67%) Project Management
3 12 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 11 (14.10%) Change Management
4 11 (14.10%) QMS
4 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (10.26%) Market Research
6 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.41%) ERP
7 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.28%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.28%) Information Management
10 1 (1.28%) Change Control
10 1 (1.28%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.28%) PMP
1 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) GMP
2 16 (20.51%) GxP
3 13 (16.67%) QA
4 4 (5.13%) COBIT
5 2 (2.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Wonderware
2 1 (1.28%) SAP
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) HP
2 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
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