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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 629 633 618
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing SCADA 32 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.053% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Median daily rate £388 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £484 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
18060 18473 17746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.36% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11625 10725
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 727 711
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.02 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 21 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 30 July 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 +20 29 £313 -30.55% 14
London +1 9 £600 +37.14% 4
North West +4 8 £250 - 1
Manchester -7 7 £250 -
Stockport - 4 £250 -
South East +17 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire +6 3 - -
Yorkshire +1 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
East of England +19 2 - - 1
Durham - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Scotland -1 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (19.40%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) GIS
4 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) CISSP
4 8 (11.94%) JUnit
4 8 (11.94%) CSS
4 8 (11.94%) Network Security
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
5 7 (10.45%) Time Management
5 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.45%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) SAP
5 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
5 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (10.45%) Validation
5 7 (10.45%) CISM
5 7 (10.45%) Information Security
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.96%) IaaS
6 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (8.96%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (8.96%) SaaS
6 6 (8.96%) PaaS

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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) JBoss
2 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.49%) WinCC
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Infor M3
1 2 (2.99%) Maximo
1 2 (2.99%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 2 (2.99%) Primavera
1 2 (2.99%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (2.99%) SAP MII
1 2 (2.99%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.49%) RMDS
2 1 (1.49%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) IaaS
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.96%) Office 365
1 6 (8.96%) PaaS
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) Network Security
2 5 (7.46%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) SNMP
4 2 (2.99%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) GIS
2 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.94%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) Maven
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) SonarQube
3 3 (4.48%) NUnit
4 2 (2.99%) LSMW
General
1 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Analyst
1 16 (23.88%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Security Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Author
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Author
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.46%) GWT
3 3 (4.48%) .NET
3 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) Node.js
3 3 (4.48%) REST
3 3 (4.48%) SOAP
3 3 (4.48%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
4 1 (1.49%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.49%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (8.96%) FMCG
2 5 (7.46%) LIMS
3 4 (5.97%) CCTV
4 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
2 7 (10.45%) Information Security
2 7 (10.45%) Time Management
2 7 (10.45%) Validation
2 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
3 6 (8.96%) Data Acquisition
3 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (7.46%) Migration
4 5 (7.46%) MVC
4 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) C#
2 5 (7.46%) C++
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) VB
4 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) AWK
5 2 (2.99%) C
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
5 2 (2.99%) Ruby
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) CISSP
2 7 (10.45%) CISM
3 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.46%) GIAC
5 4 (5.97%) GCIA
5 4 (5.97%) GCIH
5 4 (5.97%) GSEC
5 4 (5.97%) ISSAP
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CEH
7 1 (1.49%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (1.49%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) RMADS
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.99%) Snort
1 2 (2.99%) XenApp
1 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) HP
3 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Siemens
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) ESRI
5 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.99%) Mincom
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Triple Point
5 2 (2.99%) Ventyx
6 1 (1.49%) Allen-Bradley
6 1 (1.49%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Pega
6 1 (1.49%) Rockwell
6 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.49%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) TIBCO