The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank 119 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.23% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.19% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£356 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -
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 Hampshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
137 132 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.74% 7.75% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 63
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.20 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+10.78% -25.43%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Hampshire region.

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

IEC 61508
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 5 (100.00%) JSP
1 5 (100.00%) CAE
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) FMECA
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 5 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Military
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) ARP4761
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) DO-254
3 2 (40.00%) ARP4754
4 1 (20.00%) HP

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CAE
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) FMECA
1 5 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (40.00%) ARP4761
2 2 (40.00%) DO-254
2 2 (40.00%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP