The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SCADA in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCADA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK
Rank 554 596 571
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs citing SCADA 33 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.068% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 10
Median daily rate £500 £425 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £499 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £388 £495
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -21.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -

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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

SCADA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCADA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 24 £500 +29.03% 11
South East +21 9 £500 +16.27%
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
West Midlands -9 4 £200 -33.33% 4
London +11 3 £560 +5.41% 5
East Midlands +4 3 £288 -32.35% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £288 -
Birmingham - 3 £200 - 1
North West - 2 £438 -
Worthing - 2 £500 -
Surrey +21 1 £400 -
South West +3 1 - -
East of England -3 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £438 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £650 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 £288 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Haverhill - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £410 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCADA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCADA.

1 22 (36.67%) SAP
2 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (26.67%) C#
5 16 (26.67%) .NET
6 13 (21.67%) VB.NET
6 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.00%) Middleware
8 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
8 11 (18.33%) Migration
8 11 (18.33%) Workflow
8 11 (18.33%) Automotive
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (15.00%) ERP
9 9 (15.00%) Use Case
9 9 (15.00%) Predix
10 8 (13.33%) Oracle
10 8 (13.33%) Degree
11 7 (11.67%) Windows
11 7 (11.67%) Siemens
11 7 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
12 6 (10.00%) Analytics
13 5 (8.33%) Wonderware
13 5 (8.33%) CCTV
13 5 (8.33%) SNMP
13 5 (8.33%) Unix
13 5 (8.33%) CRM

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.00%) Predix
2 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) RMDS
2 3 (5.00%) SAP MII
3 2 (3.33%) SAP CS
3 2 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (3.33%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SNMP
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
4 1 (1.67%) TACACS
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
2 11 (18.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.67%) GIS
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) LSMW
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Automotive
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Front Office
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading Support
6 4 (6.67%) FX Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Unix Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Unix Support
6 4 (6.67%) Unix Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) Middleware
3 4 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.67%) Rendezvous
3 4 (6.67%) WCF
4 3 (5.00%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) WinForms
5 2 (3.33%) WPF
6 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.33%) CCTV
3 4 (6.67%) FMCG
4 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.33%) Migration
2 11 (18.33%) Workflow
3 9 (15.00%) ERP
3 9 (15.00%) Use Case
4 6 (10.00%) Analytics
5 5 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (6.67%) Market Making
6 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.00%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (5.00%) Information Security
7 3 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (5.00%) Network Management
7 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) PhD
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
1 3 (5.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.67%) GAMP
2 1 (1.67%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Nagios
1 3 (5.00%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (1.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) SAP
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 7 (11.67%) Siemens
5 5 (8.33%) Wonderware
6 4 (6.67%) Currenex
6 4 (6.67%) FXall
6 4 (6.67%) Reuters
6 4 (6.67%) Rockwell
6 4 (6.67%) Sun
6 4 (6.67%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.00%) Guidewire
7 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
7 3 (5.00%) Pega
8 2 (3.33%) Allen-Bradley
8 2 (3.33%) Cognos
8 2 (3.33%) Mapinfo
8 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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West Midlands
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London
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Staffordshire
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South East London
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