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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 540 530 485
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Contract jobs citing SCADA 39 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 17
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£456 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.35% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -26.31%
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
South East -19 12 £500 +72.41% 2
West Midlands -1 7 £350 +7.69% 2
North West -10 5 £495 +41.42% 1
London +12 3 £450 -14.28% 2
East Midlands +7 2 £400 +9.58% 1
South West - 1 - - 1
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (22.37%) Information Security
2 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) C
5 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
5 11 (14.47%) Cyber Security
6 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.84%) SAP
7 9 (11.84%) .NET
7 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
7 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
8 8 (10.53%) McAfee
9 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
10 6 (7.89%) Change Management
11 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (6.58%) Symantec
11 5 (6.58%) C++
11 5 (6.58%) Windows
11 5 (6.58%) ERP
11 5 (6.58%) E-Learning
11 5 (6.58%) Finance
11 5 (6.58%) Automotive
11 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.26%) Degree
12 4 (5.26%) CISSP
12 4 (5.26%) Siemens

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.95%) Lync
2 1 (1.32%) WinCC
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.32%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) SDH
1 3 (3.95%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) Multicast
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.32%) GSM
3 1 (1.32%) PSTN
3 1 (1.32%) MPLS
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.32%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
2 9 (11.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Automotive
4 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Electronics
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Consultant
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
2 12 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 8 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Developer
4 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.26%) SCADA Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.95%) WinForms
3 2 (2.63%) XML
4 1 (1.32%) OLE
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.58%) E-Learning
2 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.63%) FMCG
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.32%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.32%) LIMS
4 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) Informatics
4 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.32%) Open Source
4 1 (1.32%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Information Security
2 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
2 11 (14.47%) Cyber Security
3 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (7.89%) Change Management
5 5 (6.58%) ERP
5 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.26%) Analytics
7 3 (3.95%) User Stories
7 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
7 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance
7 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.95%) Validation
7 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) C
2 7 (9.21%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.58%) C++
4 4 (5.26%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) Java
6 2 (2.63%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) CISSP
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.32%) CISA
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) Opsview
2 2 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) SAP
3 8 (10.53%) McAfee
4 5 (6.58%) Symantec
5 4 (5.26%) Cisco
5 4 (5.26%) Siemens
6 2 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago