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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 593 599 604
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing SCADA 21 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.091% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 17
Median daily rate £430 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £283 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £430 £469
% change year-on-year
+1.74% -8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +23.07%

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
16124 18312 17926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.30% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10444 11516 11374
Median daily rate £433 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 785 743
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 19 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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 15 £430 +0.05% 7
London +8 4 £423 -1.62% 3
East of England 0 3 - - 1
West Midlands -16 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £288 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £288 -
Cambridge +10 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 - -
South East +9 1 £650 +51.16% 1
Manchester -9 1 £438 +38.33%
North West -10 1 £438 +38.33%
Coventry -10 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £650 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 £288 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Haverhill - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (31.48%) SAP
3 13 (24.07%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) .NET
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 10 (18.52%) Windows
6 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.67%) Siemens
7 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 8 (14.81%) GIS
8 8 (14.81%) Oracle
8 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
9 7 (12.96%) Workflow
9 7 (12.96%) Automotive
9 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (12.96%) ERP
9 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
10 6 (11.11%) Unix
10 6 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (9.26%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (9.26%) Use Case
11 5 (9.26%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (9.26%) RMDS
11 5 (9.26%) SNMP
11 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (9.26%) Sun

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 5 (9.26%) Predix
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.85%) WinCC
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) RMDS
2 4 (7.41%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (7.41%) SAP PM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP CS
3 3 (5.56%) SAP MII
4 2 (3.70%) Infor M3
4 2 (3.70%) Maximo
4 2 (3.70%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 2 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) SNMP
1 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) GIS
4 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) MySQL
6 2 (3.70%) Big Data
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) LSMW
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.96%) Automotive
3 4 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) FX Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Unix Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Unix Support
5 5 (9.26%) Unix Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Support
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 5 (9.26%) Rendezvous
3 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) WinForms
4 2 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.41%) FMCG
3 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.52%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) ERP
3 7 (12.96%) Workflow
4 5 (9.26%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (9.26%) Market Making
4 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
4 5 (9.26%) Use Case
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (7.41%) CRM
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) C#
3 9 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.26%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) VB
6 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CISM
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) HNC
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GAMP
1 1 (1.85%) GMP
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) Wonderware InTouch
2 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) SAP
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.67%) Siemens
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle
5 5 (9.26%) Rockwell
5 5 (9.26%) Sun
5 5 (9.26%) TIBCO
6 4 (7.41%) Currenex
6 4 (7.41%) FXall
6 4 (7.41%) Reuters
6 4 (7.41%) Wonderware
7 3 (5.56%) Allen-Bradley
7 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.70%) ESRI
8 2 (3.70%) Mincom
8 2 (3.70%) Triple Point
8 2 (3.70%) Ventyx
9 1 (1.85%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.85%) VMware
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