Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 772 862 836
Rank change year-on-year +90 -26 +21
Contract jobs citing GAMP 19 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
England median daily rate £500 £470 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +5.92% -19.32%
10th Percentile £425 £323 £254
90th Percentile £725 £568 £631
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% -20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
England median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK median hourly rate - £30.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -29.89% -

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 8,036 10,238 11,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.34% 10.86% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,039 6,563 7,454
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £232 £255 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 356 320
England median hourly rate £21.42 £22.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.09% +10.49% -11.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.58
90th Percentile £58.25 £50.05 £48.09
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £21.76 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.59% +8.80% -12.42%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +39 7 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +37 7 £500 +42.86% 1
South East +32 7 £570 -0.87% 4
London +72 3 £470 -9.18%
East of England +37 2 £675 +100.00% 3
GAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 12 (63.16%) SAP
2 9 (47.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (47.37%) Validation
3 8 (42.11%) GxP
4 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
5 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (31.58%) Change Management
5 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (26.32%) GDPR
6 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
7 4 (21.05%) Document Management
7 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (21.05%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (21.05%) Compliance Management
7 4 (21.05%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.79%) Coaching
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.53%) ITSM
9 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.53%) Information Security
9 2 (10.53%) Service Management
9 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11

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 2 (10.53%) Documentum
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 9 (47.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (36.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IT Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Quality Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Validation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.26%) LIMS
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Validation
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Business Continuity
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Compliance Management
4 4 (21.05%) Document Management
4 4 (21.05%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) GxP
2 5 (26.32%) GDPR
3 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (5.26%) HIPAA
5 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.26%) NIST
5 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (5.26%) PMO
5 1 (5.26%) QA
5 1 (5.26%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft