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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing SCADA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
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
803 742 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.42% 23.71% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 450 498
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 54 57
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +109.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Modbus
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware InTouch

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Modbus
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PLC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PLC SCADA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PLC Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Researcher
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Wonderware