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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £356 £357 -
% change year-on-year
-0.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £29.25
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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
54 93 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.39% 9.97% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 19
Average daily rate £381 £340 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.13% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £305 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £544 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.83 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.70% +56.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%