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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 510 529 483
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -46
Contract jobs citing SCADA 42 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.041% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 9
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£425 £338 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £350 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.05%
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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
South East -8 19 £550 +89.65% 2
London +3 12 £381 - 11
North West -18 7 £495 +41.42% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £400 -
West Midlands -9 1 £350 +7.69% 2
East of England - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) Information Security
2 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
2 14 (17.28%) Cyber Security
3 13 (16.05%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
4 10 (12.35%) Risk Management
4 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
4 10 (12.35%) Finance
4 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
4 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (9.88%) CISSP
5 8 (9.88%) C
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.64%) WinForms
7 6 (7.41%) Marketing
7 6 (7.41%) Change Management
7 6 (7.41%) VB
7 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.17%) Windows
8 5 (6.17%) C#
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.17%) Siemens
8 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.17%) VCP4
9 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (3.70%) Lync
1 3 (3.70%) WinCC
2 2 (2.47%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.23%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.23%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.70%) SDH
3 2 (2.47%) Multicast
3 2 (2.47%) Modbus
3 2 (2.47%) Profibus
3 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) GSM
4 1 (1.23%) PSTN
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
1 10 (12.35%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.41%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Consultant
1 15 (18.52%) Security Consultant
2 11 (13.58%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) SCADA Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Security Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.64%) WinForms
3 3 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (2.47%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) E-Learning
3 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.47%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (2.47%) FMCG
3 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) CCTV
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Information Security
1 14 (17.28%) Software Engineering
1 14 (17.28%) Cyber Security
2 10 (12.35%) Risk Management
3 6 (7.41%) Change Management
4 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.94%) Security Architecture
5 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (4.94%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (3.70%) Validation
6 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.70%) ERP
6 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.70%) Analytics
6 3 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
1 13 (16.05%) VB.NET
2 8 (9.88%) C
3 6 (7.41%) VB
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) CISSP
3 5 (6.17%) VCP4
4 4 (4.94%) CISM
5 2 (2.47%) CISMP
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) GAMP
3 1 (1.23%) GMP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Opsview
1 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Siemens
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco
2 4 (4.94%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.70%) Wonderware
3 3 (3.70%) SAP
3 3 (3.70%) McAfee
4 2 (2.47%) Symantec
5 1 (1.23%) Allen-Bradley
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