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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Modbus
Rank - - 123
Contract jobs citing Modbus 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £306 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
477 313 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.49% 13.25% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
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 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