The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 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 Dorset - - -
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 £373 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+49.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
IEC 61508
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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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
27 35 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.20% 14.29% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 1
Average daily rate £381 £411 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -21.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.65% +94.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset