The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
78 81 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.58% 8.80% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 24
Average daily rate £400 £344 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £426 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.20 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%