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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 543 517 520
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing SCADA 36 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 17
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£550 £492 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +51.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £326 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £440 £356
% change year-on-year
+16.60% +23.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £28.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -13.53%
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
London +9 12 £550 +4.76% 1
South East -12 9 £563 +31.11% 4
West Midlands -12 4 £300 - 3
South West -22 4 - - 6
East of England -24 4 £700 +115.38% 2
North West -1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 5
SCADA
UK

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) Information Security
3 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.67%) C
4 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (15.00%) Windows
6 8 (13.33%) McAfee
6 8 (13.33%) SAP
7 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (10.00%) C++
8 6 (10.00%) ERP
8 6 (10.00%) Validation
8 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
9 5 (8.33%) Automotive
9 5 (8.33%) Degree
9 5 (8.33%) SQL
9 5 (8.33%) .NET
9 5 (8.33%) Symantec
9 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (8.33%) Siemens
10 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (6.67%) Network Security
10 4 (6.67%) E-Learning
10 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.00%) Workflow
11 3 (5.00%) CISM

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) WinCC
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) TrackWise
1 2 (3.33%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) SAN
2 2 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.67%) VLAN
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) SDH
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) MPLS
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) Modbus
3 1 (1.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.33%) Automotive
3 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.00%) SCADA Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Validation Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) PLC Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Testing Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Management Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.00%) WPF
2 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) E-Learning
3 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
5 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.67%) Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Firmware
5 1 (1.67%) LIMS
5 1 (1.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Information Security
2 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.00%) Validation
3 6 (10.00%) ERP
3 6 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (5.00%) Change Control
4 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (5.00%) Workflow
4 3 (5.00%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.33%) CAPA
5 2 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (3.33%) Finite Element Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Use Case
5 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) C
2 6 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.00%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (3.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.67%) Magik
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) CISSP
4 3 (5.00%) CISM
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.67%) IIBA
6 1 (1.67%) CBAP
6 1 (1.67%) CCSA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CISA
6 1 (1.67%) HNC
6 1 (1.67%) PhD
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.67%) GAMP
1 1 (1.67%) GxP
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Opsview
2 2 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) SAP
2 8 (13.33%) McAfee
3 5 (8.33%) Siemens
3 5 (8.33%) Symantec
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) ESRI
5 1 (1.67%) Intergraph
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.67%) EMC
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Siebel
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago