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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 567 540 490
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -50
Contract jobs citing SCADA 41 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 18
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£450 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.38% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -40.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £28.50

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
16749 16076 14715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.28% 31.11% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10786 9968 8670
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 695 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.51 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 December 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 December 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 -9 40 £456 +25.00% 16
South East -27 11 £500 +72.41% 3
West Midlands -1 7 £350 +7.69% 2
North West -5 5 £495 - 1
London +20 3 £450 -14.28% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £400 +9.58% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £400 -
South West - 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Wareham - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (22.92%) Information Security
2 21 (21.88%) Manufacturing
3 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
4 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 15 (15.63%) Validation
6 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
6 13 (13.54%) Change Management
6 13 (13.54%) Cyber Security
7 12 (12.50%) C
8 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.42%) SAP
8 10 (10.42%) Windows
8 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
9 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (8.33%) .NET
10 8 (8.33%) McAfee
11 7 (7.29%) Firmware
11 7 (7.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 7 (7.29%) GAMP
11 7 (7.29%) Network Security
11 7 (7.29%) Degree
12 6 (6.25%) ERP
12 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
12 6 (6.25%) Finance
13 5 (5.21%) Automotive
13 5 (5.21%) Information Security Management
13 5 (5.21%) Security Management

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) WinCC
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.04%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Network Security
2 5 (5.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.13%) SDH
4 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.08%) Multicast
4 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) GSM
5 1 (1.04%) PSTN
5 1 (1.04%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Finance
4 5 (5.21%) Automotive
4 5 (5.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Consultant
2 14 (14.58%) Security Consultant
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
4 11 (11.46%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 10 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 8 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) Developer
7 6 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Validation Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) SCADA Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.13%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.08%) WinForms
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) OLE
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.13%) Statistics
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.08%) FMCG
5 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.08%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) LIMS
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) Informatics
6 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.04%) Open Source
6 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.04%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Information Security
2 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 15 (15.63%) Validation
4 13 (13.54%) Change Management
4 13 (13.54%) Cyber Security
5 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (6.25%) ERP
8 5 (5.21%) Information Security Management
8 5 (5.21%) Security Management
8 5 (5.21%) Business Continuity
8 5 (5.21%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.21%) ITIL
8 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.17%) Analytics
9 4 (4.17%) ISMS
9 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) C
2 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.21%) C++
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) SQL
4 3 (3.13%) VB
5 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) CISSP
5 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) CEH
6 1 (1.04%) CISA
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (7.29%) GAMP
2 3 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Opsview
2 2 (2.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 10 (10.42%) SAP
2 8 (8.33%) McAfee
3 5 (5.21%) Symantec
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco
4 4 (4.17%) Siemens
5 2 (2.08%) Allen-Bradley
Scotland
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
North Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
North Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago