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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 558 538 542
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing SCADA 55 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 19
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£550 £513 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +57.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £344 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £455 £356
% change year-on-year
+12.63% +27.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £41.25 £28.75 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -13.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £28.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+43.47% -13.53%

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
17571 16146 17261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.54% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10696 9949 9991
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 731 661 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -36 35 £550 +11.78% 32
London -9 12 £550 +4.76%
South East -8 9 £563 +31.11% 7
South Wales - 5 £450 - 2
Wales - 5 £450 - 3
Cardiff - 5 £450 - 2
West Midlands -14 4 £300 - 2
East of England -25 4 £700 - 4
Berkshire +5 3 £513 -
South West -32 3 - - 9
Reading +11 2 £513 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £375 - 1
North West -7 1 - - 2
Hampshire -12 1 £575 +64.28% 4
Essex - 1 - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Cannock - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 4
Dorset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 20 (24.39%) Information Security
2 19 (23.17%) Manufacturing
3 17 (20.73%) Validation
4 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 15 (18.29%) Windows
6 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
8 12 (14.63%) Risk Management
8 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
9 11 (13.41%) Degree
10 10 (12.20%) Change Management
11 9 (10.98%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (10.98%) C
11 9 (10.98%) SAP
11 9 (10.98%) Network Security
11 9 (10.98%) Cyber Security
12 8 (9.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 8 (9.76%) GAMP
12 8 (9.76%) Firmware
12 8 (9.76%) McAfee
13 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.54%) Firewall
13 7 (8.54%) ERP
13 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
14 6 (7.32%) C++
15 5 (6.10%) SQL
15 5 (6.10%) .NET

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) WinCC
3 1 (1.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.22%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) TrackWise
1 2 (2.44%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Network Security
2 7 (8.54%) Firewall
3 3 (3.66%) WAN
4 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 2 (2.44%) SDH
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.44%) VLAN
4 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) Modbus
5 1 (1.22%) HSRP
5 1 (1.22%) Multicast
5 1 (1.22%) ISDN
5 1 (1.22%) IPv4
5 1 (1.22%) IPv6
5 1 (1.22%) PABX
5 1 (1.22%) MPLS
5 1 (1.22%) OSPF
5 1 (1.22%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (23.17%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Automotive
2 5 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Consultant
2 11 (13.41%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Security Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Security Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Validation Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.66%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.66%) WPF
2 3 (3.66%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.22%) SOAP
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.76%) Firmware
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) E-Learning
4 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.66%) Statistics
5 3 (3.66%) Clustering
6 2 (2.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.22%) CCTV
7 1 (1.22%) LIMS
7 1 (1.22%) GIS
7 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.22%) Informatics
7 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Physics
7 1 (1.22%) CMDB
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
7 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Information Security
2 17 (20.73%) Validation
3 12 (14.63%) Risk Management
4 10 (12.20%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (10.98%) Cyber Security
6 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.54%) ERP
7 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.10%) Information Security Management
8 5 (6.10%) Security Management
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
9 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.88%) Migration
9 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.88%) ISMS
10 3 (3.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C
2 6 (7.32%) C++
3 5 (6.10%) SQL
4 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.66%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) VB
5 2 (2.44%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.22%) Magik
6 1 (1.22%) Ruby
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) CISSP
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) CISM
6 2 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) IIBA
7 1 (1.22%) CBAP
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) GIAC
7 1 (1.22%) CCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CEH
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) HNC
7 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 8 (9.76%) GAMP
2 1 (1.22%) GxP
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) COBIT
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Opsview
2 2 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) SAP
3 8 (9.76%) McAfee
4 5 (6.10%) Siemens
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) ESRI
7 1 (1.22%) Intergraph
7 1 (1.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Siebel
7 1 (1.22%) EMC
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £20 - £22 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
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