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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GxP
Rank 604 572 591
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Contract jobs citing GxP 35 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.094% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.71% 1.00% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 6
Median daily rate £373 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £379 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £535 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - £62.50

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
4903 5016 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.13% 9.40% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3136 3204 3037
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 168 228
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.14 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £58.80 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 -29 33 £380 -15.55% 2
South East -24 13 £330 -27.47% 1
Berkshire -2 9 £309 -20.98% 1
London -7 9 £365 -27.00% 1
Maidenhead 0 7 £279 -26.45%
East of England +14 5 £425 +30.76%
North East - 4 £443 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £443 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £443 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 £425 +30.76%
Brentford +5 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £380 -
Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Larne - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

GxP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 23 (39.66%) SAP
1 23 (39.66%) Project Management
1 23 (39.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 22 (37.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (36.21%) Finance
4 17 (29.31%) Validation
5 14 (24.14%) Manufacturing
6 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (22.41%) FMCG
6 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (20.69%) SDLC
8 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.52%) Degree
8 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
9 8 (13.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 8 (13.79%) Change Management
10 7 (12.07%) Quality Management
10 7 (12.07%) JD Edwards
10 7 (12.07%) QA
10 7 (12.07%) Migration
10 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.07%) Change Control
11 6 (10.34%) QMS
11 6 (10.34%) IaaS
11 6 (10.34%) Legal
11 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (10.34%) PMP
11 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification

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 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
1 5 (8.62%) MS Project
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.72%) SAP SCM
2 1 (1.72%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) IaaS
2 5 (8.62%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.45%) FTP
2 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 2 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) DHCP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) GIS
1 1 (1.72%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
General
1 22 (37.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (36.21%) Finance
3 14 (24.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (10.34%) Legal
5 4 (6.90%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) SAP Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Technologist
4 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) SAP Security Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Data Migration Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Migration Manager
5 4 (6.90%) PMO Lead
6 3 (5.17%) Compliance Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Validation Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) D3.js
3 1 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (1.72%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (22.41%) FMCG
2 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Chemistry
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) AS400
5 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Life Science
5 2 (3.45%) LIMS
5 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.72%) iSeries
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Project Management
2 17 (29.31%) Validation
3 13 (22.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.69%) SDLC
5 8 (13.79%) Change Management
6 7 (12.07%) Change Control
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.07%) Migration
6 7 (12.07%) Quality Management
6 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) ERP
7 6 (10.34%) QMS
7 6 (10.34%) Six Sigma
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) Password Management
8 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
8 5 (8.62%) SAP Security
8 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.34%) PMP
3 5 (8.62%) CISA
4 1 (1.72%) APMP
4 1 (1.72%) CRISC
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (13.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (12.07%) QA
4 4 (6.90%) GMP
5 2 (3.45%) COBIT
5 2 (3.45%) GCP
5 2 (3.45%) GLP
6 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.72%) GAMP
6 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.07%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Axway
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) ESRI
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) IT2
4 1 (1.72%) NetApp
4 1 (1.72%) Sun
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