The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 3 months to 28 March 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 Clinical Practice (GCP)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 265 270
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5  
Contract jobs citing GCP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.022% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.19% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

GCP 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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 910 1073 1298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.61% 11.57% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 623 656
Median daily rate £425 £386 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% +0.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 38
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.97% -6.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCP in the South East

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Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 9 (100.00%) SAP
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
1 9 (100.00%) GAMP
1 9 (100.00%) GMP
1 9 (100.00%) GxP
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (100.00%) Coaching
2 8 (88.89%) Capita
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation

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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:

General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (88.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 9 (100.00%) Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) IT Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) IT Risk Consultant
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Coaching
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) GAMP
1 9 (100.00%) GMP
1 9 (100.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) SAP
2 8 (88.89%) Capita
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