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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 119 129
Contract jobs citing GxP 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.23% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +381.81%  

GxP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 216 358 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.81% 14.41% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 179 173
Median daily rate £417 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.06% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -27.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GxP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GxP in Berkshire

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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

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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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Veeva

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Veeva
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GMP
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP