The first table below looks at the demand for GCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GCP over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 568 561 590
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Contract jobs citing GCP 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.096% 0.13% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£368 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-22.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4157 3819 4446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.51% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2516 2272 2329
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
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 188 151 248
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%

GCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GCP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GCP
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 GCP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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 -7 4 £368 -22.63% 3
South East -8 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
London - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
East of England - - - -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) GMP
2 3 (33.33%) GxP
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) GAMP
3 2 (22.22%) DataStage
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Clinical Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OO

GCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GCP 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 GCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Process Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) FMCG
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Clinical Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GMP
1 3 (33.33%) GxP
2 2 (22.22%) GAMP
3 1 (11.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (11.11%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Cognizant
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