The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 252 231 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.042% 0.035% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 - -
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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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
846 623 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.80% 7.21% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 293 372
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 27 78
Average hourly rate £17.04 £15.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -20.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £11.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
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England

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) CAE
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Simulink
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) FMECA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) SysML
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) TargetLink
3 1 (25.00%) MathWorks

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (25.00%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAE
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) FMECA
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SysML
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) MathWorks
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