The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank - 110 129
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.095% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.67% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 -
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 298 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.59% 14.18% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 159 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.97 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Modbus
England

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
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

Modbus
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Modbus within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Modbus
England