Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 January 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 213 232
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19 -34
Contract jobs citing GMP 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.098% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.95% 0.97% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 2
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £340 £310 £388
90th Percentile £495 £505 £463
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £11.00 -
England median hourly rate £26.90 £19.00 £30.45
% change year-on-year +41.58% -37.60% -

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 563 619 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.32% 10.06% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 397 625
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £231
90th Percentile £615 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 37
North West median hourly rate £21.68 £25.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.29% -0.48% +43.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.93 £14.60
90th Percentile £64.59 £51.33 £53.08
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.09 £24.23
% change year-on-year -10.77% -4.72% +21.15%

GMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GMP in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GMP in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GMP in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GMP in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GMP in the North West

GMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GMP within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Manchester +18 10 £461 +8.53%
Cheshire -1 1 £350 -17.65% 2
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for GMP.

1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Information Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) CESG
5 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (9.09%) GAMP
6 1 (9.09%) GxP
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Information Management
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture

GMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Information Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Validation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test and Validation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) UML Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Business Process Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Information Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CLAS
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (9.09%) GAMP
1 1 (9.09%) GxP
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 13485
1 1 (9.09%) QA