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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 257 244
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13  
Contract jobs citing GxP 14 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.45% 1.24% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £330 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -30.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £277 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £360 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £365 £455
% change year-on-year +36.98% -19.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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 965 1052 1103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.44% 11.70% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 613 594
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 52
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +15.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

GxP
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 - 8 £455 -
Berkshire +20 5 £500 +61.94%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £560 - 2
GxP
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (76.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 14 (66.67%) Validation
3 11 (52.38%) Life Science
4 9 (42.86%) QA
5 8 (38.10%) Remedy
5 8 (38.10%) AIX
5 8 (38.10%) IRCA
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) GAMP
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Compliance
8 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) DNA
8 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (14.29%) Service Management
9 2 (9.52%) LIMS
9 2 (9.52%) Legal
9 2 (9.52%) SAP
9 2 (9.52%) ERP
9 2 (9.52%) PMP
9 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 2 (9.52%) GMP
9 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.52%) Degree

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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 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) TrackWise
General
1 16 (76.19%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) IT Security Specialist
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Associate Director
4 1 (4.76%) Compliance Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) LIMS Manager
4 1 (4.76%) LIMS Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) QA Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Life Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Validation
2 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (14.29%) DNA
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) IRCA
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PhD
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) GAMP
3 2 (9.52%) GMP
4 1 (4.76%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Remedy
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.52%) LabWare
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Minitab
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