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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 547 556 529
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Contract jobs citing SCADA 41 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.053% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 17
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £330 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £494 £484
% change year-on-year
+31.64% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 - £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £41.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
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
17450 16830 16209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.45% 32.89% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11159 10264 10007
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 709 656
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
West Midlands +16 14 £488 +62.50% 1
London -9 9 £425 -22.90% 4
East of England +11 8 £650 -13.33% 3
South East -20 8 £650 +13.04% 8
North West - 5 - - 2
South West -1 2 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (33.90%) Manufacturing
2 15 (25.42%) Wonderware
3 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.25%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) ArchestrA
5 9 (15.25%) Allen-Bradley
6 8 (13.56%) Cyber Security
6 8 (13.56%) CISSP
6 8 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 7 (11.86%) .NET
7 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (10.17%) Degree
8 6 (10.17%) Information Security
8 6 (10.17%) ERP
8 6 (10.17%) GMP
9 5 (8.47%) Windows
9 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) CEH
9 5 (8.47%) QA
10 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
10 4 (6.78%) SIEM
10 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
10 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (15.25%) ArchestrA
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Wireless
2 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) MPLS
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) SDH
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (33.90%) Manufacturing
2 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 8 (13.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.08%) Automotive
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Electronics
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Analyst
1 8 (13.56%) Consultant
2 7 (11.86%) Architect
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) SCADA Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (5.08%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.39%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Validation Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.08%) SAP PI
3 3 (5.08%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.69%) WinForms
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (5.08%) Social Media
3 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.69%) CESG
5 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.56%) Cyber Security
3 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) ERP
4 6 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Information Security
5 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.78%) Information Security Management
6 4 (6.78%) Security Management
6 4 (6.78%) SOA
6 4 (6.78%) SIEM
7 3 (5.08%) Content Management
7 3 (5.08%) Social Engineering
7 3 (5.08%) SDLC
7 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.08%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.03%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) C
4 3 (5.08%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) VB
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) CISSP
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) CEH
4 4 (6.78%) CISA
4 4 (6.78%) CISM
5 2 (3.39%) GIAC
5 2 (3.39%) CCIE
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) CCDP
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) GMP
2 5 (8.47%) QA
3 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.78%) GAMP
4 3 (5.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Wonderware
2 9 (15.25%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
4 3 (5.08%) Adobe
4 3 (5.08%) Pega
4 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.08%) hybris
4 3 (5.08%) Guidewire
4 3 (5.08%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.08%) FatWire
5 2 (3.39%) BT
5 2 (3.39%) Juniper
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.69%) Siemens
6 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
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