Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GMP 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 Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 832 838
Rank change year-on-year +25 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing GMP 24 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.042% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
England median daily rate £405 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.03% +12.50% -0.62%
10th Percentile £180 £308 £303
90th Percentile £495 £585 £486
UK median daily rate £405 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +1.86% -0.63% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
England median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 - -

GMP 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%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GMP in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GMP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GMP in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GMP in England

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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 GMP 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
North of England +67 8 £411 -3.24% 1
London -9 7 £180 -62.11%
North West +27 6 £434 +2.06%
South East +5 5 - - 3
East of England - 4 £650 - 1
North East - 2 £180 - 1
GMP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GMP 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 GMP.

1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 9 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
4 6 (25.00%) Validation
4 6 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 5 (20.83%) GAMP
5 5 (20.83%) SAP
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) ISO 13485
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) QMS
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) VMware
7 3 (12.50%) Document Management
7 3 (12.50%) Logistics
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Legal
8 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
8 2 (8.33%) Bankmaster

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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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 10 (41.67%) Manufacturing
2 9 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Validation Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Process Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (4.17%) FMCG
1 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) LIMS
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) QMS
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Document Management
4 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Logistics
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) BPMN
6 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) GCED
3 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (20.83%) GAMP
2 5 (20.83%) ISO 13485
2 5 (20.83%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.17%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
4 1 (4.17%) LabWare
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle