Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

GxP
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 163 154
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing GxP 17 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.053% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.01% 0.39% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £281 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.25% -43.90% +51.52%
10th Percentile £420 £280 £431
90th Percentile £538 £281 £528
South East median daily rate £488 £525 £470
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.70% +23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £26.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.85% -
South East median hourly rate £59.00 £34.00 £54.00
% change year-on-year +73.53% -37.04% -6.09%

GxP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 564 508 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.77% 13.39% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 234 252
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £28.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% +19.15% +88.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.95 £14.78
90th Percentile £85.23 £40.00 £42.13
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.10 £19.63
% change year-on-year +103.64% +12.60% -7.99%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing GxP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in Berkshire

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GxP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in Berkshire

GxP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in Berkshire

GxP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 11 £500 -
Reading - 1 - -
GxP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GxP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 12 (70.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
2 9 (52.94%) PMO
3 8 (47.06%) Documentum
4 7 (41.18%) Life Science
5 6 (35.29%) TrackWise
5 6 (35.29%) Change Management
5 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Legal
6 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (29.41%) Project Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Preventative Maintenance
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Document Management
8 3 (17.65%) Test Management
8 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (17.65%) Compliance Management
9 2 (11.76%) Service Design
9 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (11.76%) NetSuite
9 2 (11.76%) GDPR
9 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) QMS
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (11.76%) REST
9 2 (11.76%) Change Control
9 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

GxP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (47.06%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) TrackWise
2 2 (11.76%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.88%) Azure
General
1 12 (70.59%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Documentum Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Audit Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Validation
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Project Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Preventative Maintenance
5 3 (17.65%) Compliance Management
5 3 (17.65%) Document Management
5 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.76%) QMS
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) GAMP
2 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 2 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Cognizant
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft