The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GAMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GAMP over the 3 months to 22 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.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 643 598
Rank change year-on-year +36 -45  
Contract jobs citing GAMP 8 2 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.004% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.032% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 28
Median daily rate £433 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

GAMP 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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5445 6174 6534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.62% 11.45% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 3977 4198
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 218 204
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GAMP over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GAMP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +53 8 £433 - 1
South East +21 2 £463 -
Surrey +6 2 £463 -
Midlands - 2 - -
London - 2 £415 -
East of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 £258 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £258 - 1
Watford - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for GAMP.

1 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 9 (60.00%) GxP
3 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) GMP
4 4 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Life Science
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) DNA
5 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 13485
7 1 (6.67%) Rockwell
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit

GAMP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.67%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Compliance Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) IT Risk Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Software Validation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Validation Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Systems Validation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Documentation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (20.00%) DNA
4 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) QMS
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) GxP
2 4 (26.67%) GMP
3 3 (20.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (13.33%) ISO 13485
5 1 (6.67%) GCP
5 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
1 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Rockwell
3 1 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Wonderware
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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