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 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 629 602 596
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -6
Contract jobs citing SCADA 35 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.079% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 8
Average daily rate £350 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £440 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.00%

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
18208 17980 17517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.69% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11846 10898 10690
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 704 760
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.96 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £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

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 1 May 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 16 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 35 £350 -6.66% 17
South East -12 13 £338 -36.01% 5
West Midlands -4 9 £273 +21.33%
London -18 9 £425 +13.33% 4
Warwickshire +5 7 £260 -
Warwick +1 6 £260 -
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
City of London +44 3 £525 +40.00% 1
Midlands - 3 £450 -
Hampshire +1 2 £350 -
Middlesex -1 2 - -
Andover - 2 £350 -
Hounslow +1 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) .NET
4 11 (16.67%) Linux
4 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.64%) Windows
6 9 (13.64%) Data Acquisition
7 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.12%) CISSP
7 8 (12.12%) CISM
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
7 8 (12.12%) WCF
7 8 (12.12%) Validation
7 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.61%) Information Security
8 7 (10.61%) Time Management
8 7 (10.61%) Unix
8 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.61%) C++
8 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Wonderware
9 6 (9.09%) WinForms
9 6 (9.09%) Retail
9 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
10 5 (7.58%) TOGAF

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (7.58%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) ArchestrA
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) WinCC
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) IaaS
1 5 (7.58%) PaaS
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Network Security
1 4 (6.06%) Wireless
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) Modbus
4 1 (1.52%) PABX
4 1 (1.52%) Profibus
4 1 (1.52%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) GIS
3 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) JUnit
2 3 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 6 (9.09%) Retail
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Broadcast Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Designer
9 3 (4.55%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
2 8 (12.12%) WCF
3 6 (9.09%) WinForms
4 5 (7.58%) WPF
5 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 3 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (4.55%) REST
5 3 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) CCTV
2 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 9 (13.64%) Data Acquisition
3 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) Validation
4 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (10.61%) Information Security
4 7 (10.61%) Time Management
5 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Change Control
6 5 (7.58%) Content Management
6 5 (7.58%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Logistics
6 5 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.58%) SDLC
6 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) C#
3 7 (10.61%) C++
4 5 (7.58%) AWK
4 5 (7.58%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) VB
5 3 (4.55%) C
5 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.55%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) Ruby
5 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) CISM
2 8 (12.12%) CISSP
3 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) GIAC
4 4 (6.06%) GCIA
4 4 (6.06%) GCIH
4 4 (6.06%) GSEC
4 4 (6.06%) ISSAP
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) CCNP
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CEH
7 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) RMADS
2 2 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.03%) Snort
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (7.58%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Wonderware
3 5 (7.58%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Allen-Bradley
4 4 (6.06%) Rockwell
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Siemens
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