Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 233 200
Rank change year-on-year +37 -33 +1
Contract jobs citing GMP 4 5 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.071% 0.065% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.75% 0.67% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
North West median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -
England median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 532 747 968
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.38% 9.72% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 438 521
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £225 £214 £223
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 48
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £35.75 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.34% +69.67% +27.70%
10th Percentile £8.77 £12.19 £13.85
90th Percentile £40.50 £85.00 £60.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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

GMP
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

GMP
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 23 July 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
Merseyside - 2 - -
Manchester +6 1 £400 -11.11%
Lancashire - 1 - -
GMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 North West region with a requirement for GMP.

1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (50.00%) Acronis
2 2 (50.00%) LIMS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 13485
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Minitab
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 13485
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Acronis
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Minitab
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle