Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 845 829 797
Rank change year-on-year -16 -32 +42
Contract jobs citing GAMP 7 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.014% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.072% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 12
England median daily rate £400 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -20.45% +37.50%
10th Percentile £341 £258 £416
90th Percentile £498 £638 £616
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £550
% change year-on-year -5.88% -22.73% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -24.40% - -

GAMP 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9,685 11,824 10,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.63% 12.81% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,131 7,802 6,775
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £238
90th Percentile £625 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 330 305 362
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -10.77% -4.72%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.76
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £47.48
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.34
% change year-on-year -1.72% -11.74% -6.64%

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in England

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAMP in England

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAMP in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAMP in England

GAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAMP in England

GAMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
North of England 0 3 £413 +17.86%
South East -5 3 £458 +6.09% 7
Yorkshire - 3 £413 -
East of England -2 1 £338 +35.00% 2
GAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP 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 England region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (14.29%) GxP
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec

GAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) IPsec
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Validation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Biotechnology
1 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (14.29%) Life Science
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) GxP
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Micro
2 1 (14.29%) Zscaler