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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 609 625 612
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing GxP 43 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.083% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.86% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 10
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.54% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
5119 5606 5435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.61% 9.69% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3430 3402
Median daily rate £425 £428 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 232 239
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +25.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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 30 September 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 14 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 30 September 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 -2 42 £450 -5.26% 4
London +13 19 £413 -10.81%
South East +7 13 £463 -11.05% 2
Surrey +10 5 £575 +10.57% 2
Berkshire +1 5 £463 +3.64%
Maidenhead -8 3 £463 +3.64%
Bristol - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £325 -
Brentford 0 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 -
High Wycombe - 1 £325 -
Chertsey - 1 £600 - 1

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (50.00%) SAP
1 42 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 34 (40.48%) Validation
3 33 (39.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (26.19%) Migration
5 21 (25.00%) ERP
6 17 (20.24%) Manufacturing
7 16 (19.05%) Project Management
7 16 (19.05%) GMP
8 15 (17.86%) Data Migration
8 15 (17.86%) FMCG
8 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (15.48%) Data Extraction
10 13 (15.48%) Coaching
10 13 (15.48%) SDLC
10 13 (15.48%) GAMP
10 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.29%) GCP
11 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 11 (13.10%) SQL
12 11 (13.10%) Finance
13 10 (11.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.71%) QA
14 9 (10.71%) Change Control
15 8 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
15 8 (9.52%) LSMW
15 8 (9.52%) MS Office
15 8 (9.52%) SQL Server

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 2 (2.38%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Office
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) FrameMaker
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) SAP ERP
1 6 (7.14%) SAP GRC
2 3 (3.57%) SAP SD
3 2 (2.38%) SAP APO
3 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.38%) SAP MDM
3 2 (2.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.19%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.19%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.19%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) GIS
3 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) LSMW
General
1 42 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (20.24%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.10%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Consultant
2 22 (26.19%) SAP Consultant
3 17 (20.24%) Analyst
4 12 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
5 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.33%) Data Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
7 7 (8.33%) SAP Data Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) SAP Security Consultant
8 6 (7.14%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Data Migration Manager
9 5 (5.95%) IT Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) IT Risk Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Migration Manager
9 5 (5.95%) SAP Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) QA Leader
10 4 (4.76%) SAP Test Manager
10 4 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) HTML
1 3 (3.57%) HTML5
2 2 (2.38%) BAPI
2 2 (2.38%) D3.js
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (17.86%) FMCG
2 13 (15.48%) Data Extraction
3 7 (8.33%) Data Conversion
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) AS400
5 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.57%) Life Science
5 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) iSeries
7 1 (1.19%) LIMS
7 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Validation
2 22 (26.19%) Migration
3 21 (25.00%) ERP
4 16 (19.05%) Project Management
5 15 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 14 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (15.48%) Coaching
7 13 (15.48%) SDLC
7 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.71%) Change Control
10 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) Information Security
11 7 (8.33%) Data Mapping
11 7 (8.33%) ETL
11 7 (8.33%) Test Management
12 6 (7.14%) Change Management
12 6 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (7.14%) Password Management
12 6 (7.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) C
2 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) CISA
2 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.95%) PMP
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) APMP
4 1 (1.19%) CRISC
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (19.05%) GMP
3 13 (15.48%) GAMP
4 12 (14.29%) GCP
5 10 (11.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 9 (10.71%) QA
7 7 (8.33%) Data Quality
8 2 (2.38%) GLP
8 2 (2.38%) JSP 440
9 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (50.00%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Capita
4 2 (2.38%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
4 2 (2.38%) ESRI
4 2 (2.38%) Lotus
4 2 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
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