Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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.

Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 860 850
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing GAMP 27 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.33% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 20
UK median daily rate £438 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +51.72% +5.00%
10th Percentile £254 £413 £348
90th Percentile £613 £600 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £513 £363
% change year-on-year -28.05% +41.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
UK median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £38.50 - £33.88
90th Percentile £47.62 - £44.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00

GAMP 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13142 11970 13354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7804 8430
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £228
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 421 473
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +16.88%
10th Percentile £11.49 £10.80 £11.54
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

GAMP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GAMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 9 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 6 months to 22 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
England +1 22 £444 -19.32% 1
UK excluding London +22 19 £369 -28.05% 1
London -27 8 £550 +6.02%
South East -7 6 £450 -18.18% 1
Scotland - 5 £388 -
North of England +72 3 £258 -39.41%
North West +13 3 £258 -39.41%
East of England -10 3 £250 -
Midlands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 17 (62.96%) Validation
2 15 (55.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
4 10 (37.04%) GxP
4 10 (37.04%) SCADA
5 9 (33.33%) GMP
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
6 8 (29.63%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 6 (22.22%) Wonderware
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
8 5 (18.52%) ISO 13485
8 5 (18.52%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
9 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
9 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.81%) PMP
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012

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 2 (7.41%) WinCC
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Ethernet
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Manufacturing
2 8 (29.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Validation Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Software Validation Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Operational Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Validation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) SCADA
2 4 (14.81%) Life Science
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
1 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Validation
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 8 (29.63%) Quality Management
4 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
4 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) ABAP
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PMP
3 3 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) HND
5 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 10 (37.04%) GxP
3 9 (33.33%) GMP
4 5 (18.52%) ISO 13485
5 1 (3.70%) GCP
5 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Wonderware
2 3 (11.11%) Tableau
3 2 (7.41%) Allen-Bradley
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Rockwell
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Siemens
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards