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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Rank 582 - 583
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GCP 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £600 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £165
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

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 8 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 5 £600 - 1
London - 3 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

GCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Author
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Author
1 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Clinical Data Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Process Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (8.33%) CDISC
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) GMP
2 1 (8.33%) GLP
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle