The table below looks at the statistics for GLP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GLP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
Rank 657 636 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing GLP 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.011% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £380 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5132 5401 5080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.48% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3506 3096
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 196 207
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.24% +8.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

GLP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GLP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GLP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GLP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GLP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GLP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GLP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GLP
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GLP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 4 £380 -10.58%
London -6 3 £380 -10.58%
Bromley - 2 £380 -
East of England +20 1 - -
Hertfordshire +16 1 - -

GLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GLP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GLP.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) GCP
2 3 (42.86%) GMP
2 3 (42.86%) GxP
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
2 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 3 (42.86%) IT Audit
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration

GLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
1 2 (28.57%) HSRP
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (14.29%) LSMW
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Compliance Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) IT Audit
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GCP
1 3 (42.86%) GMP
1 3 (42.86%) GxP
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) SAP