The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 544 576 525
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -51
Contract jobs citing SCADA 50 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 9
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£375 £374 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -25.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £458 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £492
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -28.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.97%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SCADA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCADA
Daily Rate Trend

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

SCADA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCADA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SCADA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCADA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SCADA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCADA
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
England +18 41 £375 +7.14% 29
South East +1 12 £528 +11.05% 2
London +14 11 £381 -4.08% 11
North West -15 7 £440 +40.80% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £668 -
Cheshire - 6 £440 - 1
Milton Keynes 0 5 £668 -
City of London - 5 £375 - 1
Leicestershire +9 4 £340 -
East Midlands +5 4 £340 - 1
Leicester +10 3 £340 -
East of England - 3 £350 - 3
Scotland +6 2 £313 - 2
Surrey +2 2 £150 -
South Wales 0 2 - -
Wales -6 2 - -
West Midlands -17 2 £225 -30.76% 5
Farnborough - 2 - -
North East - 2 £425 -
Hounslow - 2 £425 -
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Royston - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 3
Middlesex +6 1 £405 -14.73%
Aberdeen +3 1 £375 -
Warwickshire 0 1 - - 1
Warwick -1 1 - -
Newport -7 1 - -
Manchester -14 1 - - 2

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (22.09%) .NET
2 18 (20.93%) SQL
3 17 (19.77%) Manufacturing
3 17 (19.77%) Cyber Security
4 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.12%) VB.NET
6 12 (13.95%) Finance
6 12 (13.95%) Risk Management
7 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
8 10 (11.63%) Wonderware
9 9 (10.47%) Information Security
9 9 (10.47%) CISSP
9 9 (10.47%) C#
9 9 (10.47%) ERP
10 8 (9.30%) Windows
10 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.30%) WinForms
10 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
11 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.98%) VB
12 6 (6.98%) Marketing
13 5 (5.81%) ArchestrA
13 5 (5.81%) QA
13 5 (5.81%) Oracle
13 5 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (5.81%) GAMP
13 5 (5.81%) GMP

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (5.81%) ArchestrA
2 3 (3.49%) WinCC
2 3 (3.49%) Lync
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.33%) Modbus
3 2 (2.33%) Profibus
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) GSM
4 1 (1.16%) PSTN
4 1 (1.16%) SDH
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (19.77%) Manufacturing
2 12 (13.95%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.98%) Marketing
5 5 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Consultant
2 15 (17.44%) Security Consultant
3 11 (12.79%) Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) SCADA Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Support Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.49%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) .NET
2 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.30%) WinForms
3 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.49%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.33%) FMCG
2 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.16%) Open Source
3 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.16%) CCTV
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Cyber Security
2 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
3 12 (13.95%) Risk Management
4 9 (10.47%) Information Security
4 9 (10.47%) ERP
5 7 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.65%) Change Management
7 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.65%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (4.65%) Security Architecture
7 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.65%) Analytics
8 3 (3.49%) User Stories
8 3 (3.49%) SABSA
8 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.49%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.49%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) VB.NET
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) C
6 2 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) CISSP
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.81%) CISM
5 2 (2.33%) CISMP
5 2 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) MCSA
6 1 (1.16%) PhD
6 1 (1.16%) SSCP
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.81%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) GAMP
2 5 (5.81%) GMP
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Wonderware
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) ION Trading
3 4 (4.65%) Siemens
3 4 (4.65%) Allen-Bradley
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco
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