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 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 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 £250 £350 £525
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
IEC 61508
South 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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
33 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.92% 6.54% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 26
Average daily rate £375 £440 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £371 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £495 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.83 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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