Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 357 377
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 0
Contract jobs citing GAMP 6 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 1.11% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
South East median daily rate £450 £550 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +45.12% -27.81%
10th Percentile £322 £500 £363
90th Percentile £488 £600 £507
England median daily rate £444 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -19.32% +46.67% -19.79%
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 2208 1980 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.12% 11.90% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1312 1134 1332
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
10th Percentile £231 £220 £214
90th Percentile £570 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 103 113
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.19% +26.76%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.63 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £44.75 £60.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Surrey -23 2 £463 -15.91%
West Sussex - 2 £265 -
Berkshire +10 1 £438 -
Thames Valley -6 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
GAMP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GAMP 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 South East region with a requirement for GAMP.

1 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (50.00%) Life Science
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ABAP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ABAP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) BMC