The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank - 130 129
Contract jobs citing SCADA 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.067% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1017 810 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.00% 27.08% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 406 357
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SCADA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Wonderware
2 1 (25.00%) CCTV
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) PABX
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) GAMP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) PABX
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Wonderware