The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for IEC 61508 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IEC 61508
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 124 116
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing IEC 61508 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.21% 0.045% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.83% 0.44% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £425 -
% change year-on-year -10.58% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -5.55% +16.12%  

IEC 61508 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 218 228 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 11.63% 10.28% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 162 152
Median daily rate £450 £384 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.26% -0.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £26.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -42.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in Hampshire

IEC 61508
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IEC 61508 in Hampshire

IEC 61508
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IEC 61508 in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
1 9 (100.00%) Def Stans
2 5 (55.56%) ARP4761
2 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (55.56%) FMECA
2 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
2 5 (55.56%) DO-254
2 5 (55.56%) ARP4754
2 5 (55.56%) CAE
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 14001
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Military

IEC 61508
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Hazard Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) CAE
2 5 (55.56%) FMECA
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) Def Stans
2 5 (55.56%) ARP4754
2 5 (55.56%) ARP4761
2 5 (55.56%) DO-178B
2 5 (55.56%) DO-254
3 4 (44.44%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP