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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
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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
114 69 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.20% 11.35% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 41
Average daily rate £388 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £164 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £20.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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