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 3 months to 29 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.

GxP
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 257 249
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing GxP 7 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.84% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £444 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £400 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £400 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £53.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +381.81%  

GxP 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 919 1070 1277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.68% 11.45% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 619 644
Median daily rate £425 £389 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +1.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 54 36
Median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +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 GxP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GxP 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 GxP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for GxP in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GxP in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GxP 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GxP in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GxP in the South East

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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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +3 3 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 - 2
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (68.18%) GAMP
3 13 (59.09%) SAP
4 12 (54.55%) ERP
5 11 (50.00%) GMP
5 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (40.91%) GCP
6 9 (40.91%) Coaching
7 8 (36.36%) Information Security
7 8 (36.36%) Capita
8 6 (27.27%) Validation
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
10 3 (13.64%) Life Science
10 3 (13.64%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
10 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 3 (13.64%) Service Management
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (13.64%) DNA
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) Degree
11 2 (9.09%) Biotechnology
11 2 (9.09%) QMS
11 2 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
12 1 (4.55%) FMCG
12 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
12 1 (4.55%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Veeva
General
1 18 (81.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Compliance Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) IT Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) IT Risk Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Compliance Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Risk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 2 (9.09%) Biotechnology
4 1 (4.55%) FMCG
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ERP
2 9 (40.91%) Coaching
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (13.64%) DNA
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (9.09%) QMS
8 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) GAMP
2 11 (50.00%) GMP
3 9 (40.91%) GCP
4 3 (13.64%) QA
5 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) SAP
2 8 (36.36%) Capita
3 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Minitab
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