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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
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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
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
IEC 61508
North West

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
85 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.53% 8.01% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 16
Average daily rate £425 £350 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £32.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -51.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%