The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 138 106 128
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs citing SCADA 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.090% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £484 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +54.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.25 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -2.43%
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
633 420 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.03% 18.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 254 315
Average daily rate £378 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £169 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -58.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SCADA
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
SCADA
England

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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