The table below looks at the statistics for Modbus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Modbus over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Modbus
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.64%
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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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
408 460 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.26% 14.84% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 274 148
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £20.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.62% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.30 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Modbus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Modbus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Modbus
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Modbus across the South West region.

Modbus Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Modbus
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Modbus Hourly Rate Trend in the South West