The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank - 45 71
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.28% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-7.64% -6.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.43% 9.82% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 40
Average daily rate £388 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £149 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.67% -4.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Modbus across the Bristol region.

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol