The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+36.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -
IEC 61508
South East

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 West Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
91 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.87% 6.90% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 14
Median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%