The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.74% 12.28% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Average daily rate £363 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands