The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 161 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SCADA 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £513 £472
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +8.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £41.25 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +43.47%
SCADA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1236 978 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 28.41% 31.53% 28.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 517 415
Average daily rate £400 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.45 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 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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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
Manchester - 5 - - 1
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) GAMP
2 4 (44.44%) GMP
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Wonderware
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
1 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Validation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Data Privacy
4 1 (11.11%) Social Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GAMP
1 4 (44.44%) GMP
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Wonderware