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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GxP
UK
Rank 570 605 582
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing GxP 24 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.046% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.47% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £355 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £271 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £400 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £355 £550
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £49.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +345.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +345.45%

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
4514 5136 4931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.95% 9.88% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2939 3184 2987
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 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 198 164
Median hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £61.00 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 22 February 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 16 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 22 February 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 +44 23 £450 +26.76% 8
London +32 13 £450 - 6
South East +16 7 £500 +25.00% 2
Surrey +17 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £444 -
Berkshire +14 1 £550 +37.50% 1
Cambridge +10 1 £305 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £305 -
East of England +1 1 £305 +22.00%
Maidenhead -5 1 £550 - 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Carlisle - 1 - -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 67 (82.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 32 (39.51%) GAMP
3 29 (35.80%) GMP
3 29 (35.80%) Validation
4 28 (34.57%) SAP
4 28 (34.57%) ERP
5 22 (27.16%) GCP
5 22 (27.16%) Coaching
6 21 (25.93%) Project Management
7 20 (24.69%) Manufacturing
8 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (17.28%) Information Security
9 11 (13.58%) Finance
9 11 (13.58%) Capita
10 10 (12.35%) Quality Management
10 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (9.88%) Business Transformation
11 8 (9.88%) Migration
12 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.64%) FMCG
12 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
13 6 (7.41%) QA
13 6 (7.41%) QMS
13 6 (7.41%) Degree
13 6 (7.41%) Life Science
13 6 (7.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 6 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.17%) MS Excel

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 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) TrackWise
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) DHCP
1 1 (1.23%) DNS
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) Network Security
General
1 67 (82.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 20 (24.69%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.58%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) Consultant
1 26 (32.10%) Project Manager
2 22 (27.16%) Compliance Consultant
3 17 (20.99%) Risk Consultant
4 16 (19.75%) Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) IT Consultant
5 13 (16.05%) IT Risk Consultant
6 8 (9.88%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) IT Manager
6 8 (9.88%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) IT Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) Business Manager
10 4 (4.94%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (4.94%) IT Risk Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Project Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) FMCG
3 6 (7.41%) Life Science
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Windows
1 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Validation
2 28 (34.57%) ERP
3 22 (27.16%) Coaching
4 21 (25.93%) Project Management
5 14 (17.28%) Information Security
5 14 (17.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.35%) Quality Management
7 8 (9.88%) Business Transformation
7 8 (9.88%) Migration
8 7 (8.64%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.41%) QMS
10 5 (6.17%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 5 (6.17%) Resource Allocation
11 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.94%) Data Extraction
11 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
11 4 (4.94%) Regulatory Compliance
11 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) APMP
2 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.51%) GAMP
2 29 (35.80%) GMP
3 22 (27.16%) GCP
4 6 (7.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (7.41%) QA
4 6 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.70%) GLP
6 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) SAP
2 11 (13.58%) Capita
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Acronis
6 1 (1.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.23%) Minitab
6 1 (1.23%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) Saba
6 1 (1.23%) Workday
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