Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 161 162
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +25
Contract jobs citing GxP 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.40% 1.16% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £463 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +28.65% -
10th Percentile £422 £426 £281
90th Percentile £525 £469 £505
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £445
% change year-on-year -2.44% +15.17% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £54.00 - £38.75
10th Percentile £50.50 - £24.38
90th Percentile £59.90 - £54.13
South East median hourly rate £54.00 - £45.00

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 529 516 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.87% 11.99% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 266 335
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £381 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +0.59% +1.07%
10th Percentile £224 £220 £213
90th Percentile £574 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
% change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -39.68% -10.21%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £17.10
90th Percentile £53.00 £31.15 £49.45
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
% change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.76%

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 November 2017. 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 -2 9 £440 -4.86%
Slough - 6 £500 - 1
GxP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 15 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (61.11%) Validation
3 9 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (44.44%) Project Management
4 8 (44.44%) SAP
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
5 7 (38.89%) SAP APO
5 7 (38.89%) SAP MM
5 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
5 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (38.89%) Data Conversion
5 7 (38.89%) Data Extraction
5 7 (38.89%) Data Mapping
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Analytics
5 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
6 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Data Structures
6 6 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
6 6 (33.33%) LSMW
6 6 (33.33%) AS400
6 6 (33.33%) ETL
6 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE

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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SAP APO
1 7 (38.89%) SAP MM
2 5 (27.78%) SAP MDM
3 3 (16.67%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) LSMW
General
1 15 (83.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (27.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) SAP Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) LIMS Manager
3 3 (16.67%) LIMS Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP APO Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP MM Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (33.33%) AS400
1 6 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 5 (27.78%) Life Science
3 4 (22.22%) LIMS
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) FMCG
6 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Validation
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (38.89%) Data Conversion
3 7 (38.89%) Data Extraction
3 7 (38.89%) Data Mapping
3 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) PRINCE
5 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
1 5 (27.78%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (38.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) GAMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) LabWare
3 1 (5.56%) DocuSign
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft