The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GMP over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 - 430
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GMP 8 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% - 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £415 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -25.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.50

GMP 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 2437 2346 2640
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.74% 10.97% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1725 1671 1914
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £632
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 29
Median hourly rate £41.25 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.30 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £42.70 £104.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GMP in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentford - 1 - -
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for GMP.

1 12 (80.00%) Validation
2 11 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 10 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 8 (53.33%) QMS
5 6 (40.00%) System Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Document Management
5 6 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (40.00%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) GxP
7 4 (26.67%) SAP
8 3 (20.00%) GAMP
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (20.00%) FMCG
9 2 (13.33%) Network Security
9 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (13.33%) SIEM
9 2 (13.33%) VLAN
9 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (13.33%) Information Security
9 2 (13.33%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP

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Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) VLAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) WLAN
General
1 11 (73.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Consultant
2 10 (66.67%) Validation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Validation
2 10 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 8 (53.33%) QMS
4 6 (40.00%) Change Control
4 6 (40.00%) Document Management
4 6 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) System Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) SIEM
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (26.67%) GxP
2 4 (26.67%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) GAMP
4 2 (13.33%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Rockwell
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