Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +98
Contract jobs citing GxP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% 0.068% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% - -
North West median daily rate £350 £475 -
% change year-on-year -26.32% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 156 150 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.70% 10.15% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 214
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £263
90th Percentile £543 £650 £625
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +10.03%
10th Percentile £8.38 £17.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.25 £35.90 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -46.00% +11.11% +42.86%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GxP in Cheshire

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in Cheshire

GxP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Chester - 1 £350 -
GxP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for GxP.

1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GAMP
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 13485

GxP
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Validation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (100.00%) GAMP
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 13485