Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GxP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GxP over the 6 months to 23 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.

GxP
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 354 361
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing GxP 22 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 1.37% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
South East median daily rate £500 £513 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +15.17% -1.11%
10th Percentile £299 £408 £323
90th Percentile £525 £600 £543
England median daily rate £406 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -9.78% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South East median hourly rate £54.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £50.50 - £26.00
90th Percentile £59.90 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00

GxP 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 2210 1976 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.13% 11.85% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1131 1322
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
10th Percentile £234 £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 72 101 112
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.36 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.07% -0.90% +26.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £60.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

GxP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GxP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GxP in the South East

GxP
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 GxP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in the South East

GxP
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 GxP within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley +13 18 £500 +11.11% 1
Berkshire +10 18 £500 +8.11% 1
Surrey -26 3 £218 -60.45%
Middlesex +5 1 £380 -
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GxP 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 GxP.

1 18 (81.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (54.55%) Validation
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) SAP
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
6 7 (31.82%) SAP APO
6 7 (31.82%) SAP MM
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (31.82%) Data Conversion
6 7 (31.82%) Data Extraction
6 7 (31.82%) Data Mapping
6 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
6 7 (31.82%) Analytics
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) Data Structures
7 6 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (27.27%) AS400
7 6 (27.27%) LSMW
7 6 (27.27%) ETL
7 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) PMP

GxP
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 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) SAP APO
1 7 (31.82%) SAP MM
2 5 (22.73%) SAP MDM
3 3 (13.64%) TrackWise
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Manufacturing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (13.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) LSMW
General
1 18 (81.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (22.73%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) LIMS Manager
4 3 (13.64%) LIMS Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Trainer
6 1 (4.55%) Training Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (27.27%) AS400
1 6 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 5 (22.73%) Life Science
3 4 (18.18%) LIMS
4 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) FMCG
5 2 (9.09%) Learning Management System
6 1 (4.55%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Validation
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Analytics
4 7 (31.82%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (31.82%) Data Conversion
4 7 (31.82%) Data Extraction
4 7 (31.82%) Data Mapping
4 7 (31.82%) Data Migration
4 7 (31.82%) Data Modelling
4 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) ETL
5 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
6 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 2 (9.09%) Change Management
8 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
1 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PMI Certification
1 5 (22.73%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (31.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.55%) GAMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (18.18%) LabWare
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) DocuSign
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle