Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP over the 6 months to 6 December 2019 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 Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 328 382 382
Rank change year-on-year +54 0 -35
Contract jobs citing GAMP 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.061% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
South East median daily rate £515 £458 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.57% +4.57% -20.45%
10th Percentile £463 £398 £290
90th Percentile £725 £523 £481
England median daily rate £500 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.48% -23.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £43.50

GAMP 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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,575 2,123 2,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.01% 12.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1,234 1,328
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £231 £231
90th Percentile £588 £600 £570
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 67 68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -15.29% +17.89%
10th Percentile £13.73 £11.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.42 £50.23
England median hourly rate £21.42 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.78% +1.23% -11.11%

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in the South East

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GAMP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for GAMP in the South East

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAMP in the South East over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAMP in the South East

GAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAMP in the South East

GAMP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the South East region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
Thames Valley +40 4 £488 -7.14% 4
Berkshire +3 4 £488 -7.14% 4
Surrey +48 3 £700 -
West Sussex +22 1 £625 +60.26%
GAMP
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (50.00%) GDPR
5 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (37.50%) Compliance Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (37.50%) Coaching
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) Documentum
6 2 (25.00%) GxP
6 2 (25.00%) QMS
6 2 (25.00%) Change Control
6 2 (25.00%) Document Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
7 1 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
7 1 (12.50%) PMO
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (12.50%) NIST
7 1 (12.50%) Project Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

GAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Compliance Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) QMS
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) GDPR
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (25.00%) GxP
3 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (12.50%) NIST
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft