The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
190 180 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.10% 6.09% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 93
Average daily rate £388 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +4.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 13
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £21.00 £42.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IEC 61508
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 across the North West region.

IEC 61508 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West