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 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
GxP
Rank 610 603 587
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing GxP 51 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.068% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.99% 0.72% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Median daily rate £373 £475 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% +35.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £535 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £417 £351
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +18.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -

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%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 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 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 +15 49 £380 -23.23% 7
South East -1 18 £330 -27.47%
London +5 16 £365 -30.14% 3
Berkshire 0 12 £330 -2.94%
Maidenhead +4 8 £288 -15.44%
East of England - 5 £475 -
North East - 4 £443 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £443 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £443 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £475 -
Middlesex 0 3 £380 -
Brentford - 3 £245 - 1
Bedford - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £325 -
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 £350 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £350 -
Hull - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £325 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Larne - 1 £350 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 31 (43.06%) SAP
2 30 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 26 (36.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 23 (31.94%) Validation
5 20 (27.78%) Finance
5 20 (27.78%) Project Management
6 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (20.83%) FMCG
8 14 (19.44%) SDLC
9 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
10 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (15.28%) ERP
11 11 (15.28%) Change Management
11 11 (15.28%) Migration
12 10 (13.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 10 (13.89%) Degree
13 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.50%) MS Office
13 9 (12.50%) Quality Management
14 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
14 8 (11.11%) QMS
15 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
15 7 (9.72%) QA
15 7 (9.72%) Change Control
15 7 (9.72%) SQL
16 6 (8.33%) ITIL
16 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
16 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
16 6 (8.33%) Legal

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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Project
3 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.39%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SAP GRC
2 4 (5.56%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.78%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.39%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.39%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.39%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.39%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) IaaS
2 4 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (2.78%) FTP
2 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.78%) WAN
2 2 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) DHCP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) GIS
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 26 (36.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (27.78%) Finance
3 13 (18.06%) Manufacturing
4 6 (8.33%) Legal
5 4 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Consultant
2 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 11 (15.28%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (9.72%) SAP Manager
5 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) SAP Security Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.33%) Technologist
6 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Data Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Migration Manager
7 4 (5.56%) PMO Lead
7 4 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Compliance Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Data Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
1 3 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (2.78%) D3.js
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) FMCG
2 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.94%) Data Extraction
6 3 (4.17%) Data Conversion
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.78%) AS400
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Life Science
7 2 (2.78%) LIMS
7 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.39%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.39%) iSeries
8 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Validation
2 20 (27.78%) Project Management
3 16 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.44%) SDLC
5 11 (15.28%) Change Management
5 11 (15.28%) ERP
5 11 (15.28%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 8 (11.11%) QMS
7 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.72%) Change Control
8 7 (9.72%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.33%) SAP Security
9 6 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.33%) Test Management
9 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C
2 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Java
3 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) CISA
2 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.94%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) APMP
4 1 (1.39%) CRISC
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (13.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (9.72%) QA
4 3 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.17%) GCP
4 3 (4.17%) GLP
4 3 (4.17%) GMP
5 2 (2.78%) COBIT
5 2 (2.78%) GAMP
5 2 (2.78%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) SAP
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.78%) Adobe
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) ESRI
4 2 (2.78%) Lotus
4 2 (2.78%) NetApp
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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