The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 3 months to 28 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.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 635 637
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2  
Contract jobs citing GCP 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.076% 0.067% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

GCP 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 5248 5961 6417
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.64% 11.13% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3457 3789 3890
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 £620 £581 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 199 181
Median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.93% +29.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.98 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +31 4 £500 +17.64% 12
London - 2 £500 - 9
South East +12 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
East of England 0 1 - -

GCP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 GCP.

1 14 (66.67%) GxP
1 14 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (61.90%) GMP
3 12 (57.14%) ERP
4 10 (47.62%) GAMP
4 10 (47.62%) SAP
4 10 (47.62%) Coaching
5 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
5 8 (38.10%) Capita
5 8 (38.10%) Information Security
6 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
9 3 (14.29%) Puppet
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) IT Audit
9 3 (14.29%) Ansible
9 3 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (14.29%) GLP
9 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 3 (14.29%) FMCG
10 2 (9.52%) Maven

GCP
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 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Gradle
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Compliance Consultant
1 13 (61.90%) Consultant
2 12 (57.14%) Risk Consultant
3 9 (42.86%) IT Consultant
3 9 (42.86%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) FMCG
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ERP
2 10 (47.62%) Coaching
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
6 2 (9.52%) Microservices
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Effects
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Go
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) VCP5
1 1 (4.76%) VCP6
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) GxP
2 13 (61.90%) GMP
3 10 (47.62%) GAMP
4 3 (14.29%) GLP
4 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Ceph
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) NFS
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Salt
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) SAP
2 8 (38.10%) Capita
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: Yesterday