The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
England / London
Rank 396 - 411
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GCP 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.085% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

GCP is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2359 2410 2402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.18% 10.88% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1696 1684
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +1.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing GCP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in London

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCP in London

GCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) FMCG
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) GMP
4 3 (30.00%) GLP
4 3 (30.00%) GxP
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) Ansible
4 3 (30.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Salt

GCP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (70.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Gradle
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FMCG
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) IT Audit
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Effects
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VCP5
1 1 (10.00%) VCP6
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GLP
1 3 (30.00%) GMP
1 3 (30.00%) GxP
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Ceph
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Veeam
2 1 (10.00%) VMware