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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 538 538 484
Rank change year-on-year
0 -54
Contract jobs citing SCADA 41 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.052% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £410 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £17.80 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.40 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.76%

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
15473 15376 13456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 30.70% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9538 9406 8067
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 611 745
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +8 37 £403 +19.25% 19
South East -5 18 £600 +106.89% 2
London +9 11 £381 - 9
City of London - 5 £375 - 3
North West -22 4 £60 -82.85% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
West Midlands -5 1 £350 +7.69% 2
Scotland -6 1 £250 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - -
Horley - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - -
Banbury - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.65%) Cyber Security
3 13 (15.29%) SQL
3 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
4 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
4 12 (14.12%) Information Security
4 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.94%) Finance
6 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (9.41%) CISSP
8 8 (9.41%) C
9 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.24%) WinForms
9 7 (8.24%) Change Management
9 7 (8.24%) VCP4
10 6 (7.06%) Marketing
10 6 (7.06%) C#
10 6 (7.06%) VB
10 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.06%) Windows
11 5 (5.88%) Siemens
11 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
12 4 (4.71%) Oracle

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (3.53%) Lync
1 3 (3.53%) WinCC
2 2 (2.35%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.18%) ProjectWise
2 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.53%) SDH
3 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) Multicast
3 2 (2.35%) Modbus
3 2 (2.35%) Profibus
4 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.18%) MPLS
4 1 (1.18%) GSM
4 1 (1.18%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.06%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (17.65%) Consultant
2 14 (16.47%) Security Consultant
3 11 (12.94%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.94%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) SCADA Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Support Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.24%) WinForms
3 3 (3.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) OLE
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.35%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.35%) FMCG
2 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.18%) Open Source
3 1 (1.18%) GIS
3 1 (1.18%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
1 15 (17.65%) Cyber Security
2 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
2 12 (14.12%) Information Security
3 7 (8.24%) Change Management
4 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.71%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.71%) Validation
5 4 (4.71%) Security Architecture
5 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (4.71%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (4.71%) Analytics
6 3 (3.53%) User Stories
6 3 (3.53%) SABSA
6 3 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (3.53%) Test Scripting
6 3 (3.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.53%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) SQL
1 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
2 8 (9.41%) C
3 6 (7.06%) C#
3 6 (7.06%) VB
4 2 (2.35%) C++
4 2 (2.35%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) CISSP
4 7 (8.24%) VCP4
5 4 (4.71%) CISM
6 2 (2.35%) CISMP
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) GAMP
4 1 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) GMP
4 1 (1.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.35%) Nagios
1 2 (2.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Siemens
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco
2 4 (4.71%) ION Trading
3 3 (3.53%) Wonderware
3 3 (3.53%) McAfee
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec
5 1 (1.18%) Allen-Bradley
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