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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 611 614 616
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing GxP 36 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.078% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 0.83% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 8
Median daily rate £415 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £364 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £534 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
5066 5418 5367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.37% 9.42% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3244 3382 3304
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 216 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% +21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.05 £59.82 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

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 August 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 18 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 August 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 +7 36 £415 -13.08% 6
London -12 16 £322 -32.33% 1
South East +2 8 £450 -13.46% 1
Berkshire +1 5 £463 +3.64%
Brentford +2 3 £245 -47.13% 1
Maidenhead -4 3 £463 +3.64%
East of England - 3 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 -
Middlesex -2 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 £475 -
Hull - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
City of London +27 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £325 -
High Wycombe - 1 £325 -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 35 (48.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 34 (47.22%) SAP
3 29 (40.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (37.50%) Validation
5 18 (25.00%) Migration
6 15 (20.83%) ERP
6 15 (20.83%) FMCG
7 14 (19.44%) SDLC
7 14 (19.44%) Finance
7 14 (19.44%) Manufacturing
8 13 (18.06%) Project Management
8 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Data Migration
9 11 (15.28%) Data Extraction
9 11 (15.28%) SQL
9 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.50%) Change Control
12 8 (11.11%) QA
12 8 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.11%) MS Office
12 8 (11.11%) LSMW
13 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
13 7 (9.72%) GMP
13 7 (9.72%) ETL
13 7 (9.72%) Data Quality

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 (2.78%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) SAP GRC
2 5 (6.94%) SAP ERP
3 3 (4.17%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.78%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.78%) SAP FI
4 2 (2.78%) SAP MDM
4 2 (2.78%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.39%) SAP SCM
5 1 (1.39%) SAP WM
5 1 (1.39%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) GIS
3 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) LSMW
General
1 29 (40.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (19.44%) Finance
2 14 (19.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Consultant
2 18 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 15 (20.83%) Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Data Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) SAP Data Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) SAP Manager
6 6 (8.33%) SAP Security Consultant
6 6 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Compliance Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Data Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Data Migration Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Migration Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) HTML
1 3 (4.17%) HTML5
2 2 (2.78%) BAPI
2 2 (2.78%) D3.js
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) FMCG
2 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Data Extraction
4 7 (9.72%) Data Conversion
5 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.17%) AS400
6 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.78%) Life Science
7 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) iSeries
8 1 (1.39%) LIMS
8 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.39%) PMI
8 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
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 27 (37.50%) Validation
2 18 (25.00%) Migration
3 15 (20.83%) ERP
4 14 (19.44%) SDLC
5 13 (18.06%) Project Management
5 13 (18.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (15.28%) Data Migration
6 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.50%) Change Control
9 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Data Mapping
9 7 (9.72%) ETL
9 7 (9.72%) Test Management
10 6 (8.33%) Change Management
10 6 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 6 (8.33%) Password Management
10 6 (8.33%) SAP Security
10 6 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C
2 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) 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 35 (48.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (13.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 8 (11.11%) QA
4 7 (9.72%) Data Quality
4 7 (9.72%) GMP
5 5 (6.94%) GCP
6 4 (5.56%) GAMP
7 3 (4.17%) GLP
8 2 (2.78%) JSP 440
9 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) SAP
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Adobe
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) ESRI
3 2 (2.78%) Lotus
3 2 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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