The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 555 539 553
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing SCADA 25 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.089% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 6
Average daily rate £350 £469 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £479 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +36.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +66.66%
SCADA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCADA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in England

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in England

SCADA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCADA across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SCADA Daily Rate Histogram in England

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in England

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East of England +8 9 £308 -33.51%
South East -7 7 £430 -21.81% 1
London -10 3 £633 +46.66% 4
West Midlands -14 3 £300 -14.28% 2
South West +4 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £425 +6.25% 2
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA.

1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 17 (26.98%) TCP/IP
3 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.22%) Modbus
5 13 (20.63%) Wonderware
5 13 (20.63%) SQL
6 12 (19.05%) CCTV
6 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (17.46%) C#
8 10 (15.87%) C++
8 10 (15.87%) SOAP
8 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
8 10 (15.87%) Finance
9 9 (14.29%) Content Management
9 9 (14.29%) CISSP
9 9 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (14.29%) WebSockets
9 9 (14.29%) CentOS
9 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.29%) CppUnit
9 9 (14.29%) Wonderware InTouch
10 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.70%) .NET
10 8 (12.70%) Unix
10 8 (12.70%) Windows
10 8 (12.70%) Doxygen
10 8 (12.70%) Retail
10 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
11 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
11 7 (11.11%) Allen-Bradley

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing SCADA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCADA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) ArchestrA
1 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Documentum
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.59%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Doxygen
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) IaaS
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) TCP/IP
2 14 (22.22%) Modbus
3 5 (7.94%) Profibus
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (3.17%) Firewall
5 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) Extranet
6 1 (1.59%) Intranet
6 1 (1.59%) Network Security
6 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) CppUnit
1 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Designer
7 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.35%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) SCADA Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) SCADA Project Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) SOAP
2 9 (14.29%) WebSockets
3 8 (12.70%) .NET
4 6 (9.52%) WCF
4 6 (9.52%) WinForms
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.94%) Middleware
5 5 (7.94%) WPF
6 4 (6.35%) SAP PI
6 4 (6.35%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) EJB
7 1 (1.59%) POSIX
7 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) CCTV
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Digital Media
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) CentOS
3 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 12 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.29%) Content Management
3 9 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Change Control
5 5 (7.94%) Integration Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.35%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (6.35%) SOA
7 3 (4.76%) Logistics
7 3 (4.76%) Network Design
7 3 (4.76%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Workflow
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
2 11 (17.46%) C#
3 10 (15.87%) C++
4 3 (4.76%) AWK
4 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Ruby
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) CISSP
2 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) SANS
5 3 (4.76%) CISM
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.17%) PMP
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) IISP
7 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Wonderware
2 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.11%) Allen-Bradley
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.94%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) Adobe
6 4 (6.35%) FatWire
6 4 (6.35%) Guidewire
6 4 (6.35%) hybris
6 4 (6.35%) MuleSoft
6 4 (6.35%) Pega
6 4 (6.35%) Rockwell
6 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.59%) BMC
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) Qualys
7 1 (1.59%) Siemens
7 1 (1.59%) VMware