Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 839 817
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing GAMP 22 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 22
England median daily rate £444 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.32% +51.72% -4.67%
10th Percentile £254 £416 £350
90th Percentile £619 £600 £399
UK median daily rate £438 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -20.45% +57.14% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00

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 11859 11077 12385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.63% 11.29% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7289 7988
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £238
90th Percentile £638 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 394 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.82 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.87 £47.18 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%

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 18 November 2017.

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 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
London -3 8 £550 +6.02%
South East -1 6 £450 -18.18% 1
North of England +66 3 £258 -39.41%
North West +28 3 £258 -39.41%
East of England - 3 £250 -
Midlands - 2 - -
GAMP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 12 (54.55%) Validation
2 10 (45.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
4 6 (27.27%) SCADA
4 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) GMP
5 5 (22.73%) GxP
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ISO 13485
6 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 4 (18.18%) Life Science
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) ABAP
7 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (9.09%) WinCC
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Validation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test and Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) SCADA
2 4 (18.18%) Life Science
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Validation
2 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Quality Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analytics
4 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
4 3 (13.64%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) ABAP
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (22.73%) GMP
2 5 (22.73%) GxP
2 5 (22.73%) ISO 13485
3 1 (4.55%) GCP
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Tableau
2 2 (9.09%) Allen-Bradley
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) Rockwell
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) Siemens
2 2 (9.09%) Wonderware
3 1 (4.55%) BMC