The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP 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.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 68
Contract jobs citing GAMP 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.06% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £550
% change year-on-year -28.82% -22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

GAMP 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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 46 97 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.53% 9.65% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 67 65
Median daily rate £345 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £192 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £559 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £44.95 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.76% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in Cheshire

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAMP in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

GAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GMP