The table below looks at the statistics for GxP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GxP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
UK
Rank 556 599 572
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -27
Contract jobs citing GxP 36 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.052% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 12
Median daily rate £433 £310 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.67% -29.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £292 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £366 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £310 £575
% change year-on-year
+44.75% -46.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.16%

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
4347 5097 4734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3138 2933
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 199 176
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

GxP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GxP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GxP
Daily Rate Trend

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

GxP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GxP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

GxP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GxP
Hourly Rate Trend

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

GxP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GxP
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +23 33 £454 +46.45% 3
South East +15 13 £550 +77.41%
London -4 11 £433 +17.02% 2
Surrey +22 10 £550 -
Wiltshire - 4 £288 -
South West - 4 £288 -
North West - 3 £475 -
Berkshire +2 2 £550 -
Maidenhead -4 2 £550 -
Salisbury - 2 £288 -
Wales - 2 £449 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £475 -
Carlisle - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £475 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 63 (80.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 35 (44.87%) SAP
3 30 (38.46%) GMP
3 30 (38.46%) GAMP
3 30 (38.46%) Validation
4 29 (37.18%) ERP
5 23 (29.49%) GCP
5 23 (29.49%) Coaching
6 21 (26.92%) Manufacturing
7 19 (24.36%) Project Management
8 14 (17.95%) Information Security
9 13 (16.67%) Finance
10 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Migration
11 11 (14.10%) Capita
11 11 (14.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (12.82%) FMCG
13 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.54%) Business Transformation
13 9 (11.54%) Quality Management
14 8 (10.26%) QA
14 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.26%) Data Extraction
14 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
15 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
15 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
15 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
15 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
16 6 (7.69%) Degree
17 5 (6.41%) Use Case

GxP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) LSMW
General
1 63 (80.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (26.92%) Manufacturing
3 13 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Consultant
2 23 (29.49%) Compliance Consultant
3 18 (23.08%) Risk Consultant
4 17 (21.79%) Project Manager
5 16 (20.51%) Analyst
6 14 (17.95%) IT Consultant
6 14 (17.95%) IT Risk Consultant
6 14 (17.95%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Compliance Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Data Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.13%) IT Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) SAP Data Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) FMCG
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Data Extraction
4 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.13%) Data Conversion
7 3 (3.85%) Life Science
8 2 (2.56%) Biology
8 2 (2.56%) Biotechnology
8 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
8 2 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.28%) AS400
9 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.46%) Validation
2 29 (37.18%) ERP
3 23 (29.49%) Coaching
4 19 (24.36%) Project Management
5 14 (17.95%) Information Security
6 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (14.10%) Migration
8 9 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 9 (11.54%) Quality Management
9 8 (10.26%) Data Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
11 5 (6.41%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
11 5 (6.41%) QMS
11 5 (6.41%) Resource Allocation
11 5 (6.41%) Use Case
11 5 (6.41%) Workflow
11 5 (6.41%) Workflow Analysis
12 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) APMP
3 2 (2.56%) PMP
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.46%) GAMP
1 30 (38.46%) GMP
2 23 (29.49%) GCP
3 11 (14.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (10.26%) QA
5 5 (6.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
7 3 (3.85%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) SAP
2 11 (14.10%) Capita
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.28%) Acronis
5 1 (1.28%) Minitab
5 1 (1.28%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.28%) Saba
5 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) Workday
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