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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
Rank 586 640 571
Rank change year-on-year +54 -69  
Contract jobs citing GAMP 7 4 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.008% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.067% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 42
Median daily rate £305 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.23% -22.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £425 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £425 £550
% change year-on-year -28.82% -22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 5281 5938 6277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.66% 11.16% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3458 3771 3799
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £585 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 200 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.51% +55.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GAMP in the UK

GAMP
Top 7 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 25 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
England +33 7 £305 -28.23% 1
South East +22 4 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
London - 2 £600 - 1
East of England -1 1 £305 -
Cambridge - 1 £305 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £305 -

GAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (89.29%) GxP
2 22 (78.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (53.57%) SAP
3 15 (53.57%) Validation
4 14 (50.00%) ERP
5 13 (46.43%) GMP
6 11 (39.29%) Coaching
6 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
6 11 (39.29%) GCP
7 9 (32.14%) Information Security
7 9 (32.14%) Capita
8 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 4 (14.29%) SaaS
11 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
11 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (10.71%) DNA
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
11 3 (10.71%) Service Management
11 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
12 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
12 2 (7.14%) QMS
12 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
13 1 (3.57%) Allen-Bradley
13 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
13 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
13 1 (3.57%) Rockwell

GAMP
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
General
1 22 (78.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (39.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Consultant
2 12 (42.86%) Compliance Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) IT Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) IT Risk Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Risk Consultant
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Systems Validation Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Validation Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Validation Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Validation
2 14 (50.00%) ERP
3 11 (39.29%) Coaching
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) DNA
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.14%) QMS
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (89.29%) GxP
2 13 (46.43%) GMP
3 11 (39.29%) GCP
4 5 (17.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) Capita
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Rockwell
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Wonderware
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