The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 564 522 539
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +17
Contract jobs citing SCADA 24 34 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.071% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Average daily rate £350 £484 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +68.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £375 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £660 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £477 £269
% change year-on-year
-29.24% +77.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £23.38 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £29.50 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.38 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +14.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14301 12230 14881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.38% 25.59% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8825 7369 8656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 628 770
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCADA within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SCADA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 21 £350 -26.62% 31
West Midlands -17 7 £325 - 2
East Midlands -13 4 - - 5
Leicester -15 4 - -
Leicestershire -17 4 - -
South East -19 4 £475 -0.41% 10
North West -18 3 £313 -
Staffordshire -1 2 £300 - 2
London -34 2 £398 -38.84%
Manchester - 2 £350 -
South Wales - 2 £281 -
Wales - 2 £281 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - - 2
Surrey -11 1 - - 3
Berkshire -13 1 - - 2
Bristol -15 1 - - 6
Buckinghamshire -21 1 - -
Scotland -22 1 - - 2
South West -26 1 - - 8
Warwickshire - 1 £325 -
Warwick - 1 £325 -
Woking - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - - 1
St Neots - - - -
Tring - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
2 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
3 11 (22.45%) .NET
4 10 (20.41%) Siemens
5 9 (18.37%) C#
5 9 (18.37%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) WPF
7 6 (12.24%) QA
7 6 (12.24%) Allen-Bradley
7 6 (12.24%) HNC
7 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (10.20%) OOD
8 5 (10.20%) LAN
8 5 (10.20%) CAD
8 5 (10.20%) AutoCAD
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) SQL
8 5 (10.20%) Windows
8 5 (10.20%) OO
8 5 (10.20%) Wonderware
9 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
9 4 (8.16%) XAML
9 4 (8.16%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
9 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
10 3 (6.12%) SAP
10 3 (6.12%) CSS

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.12%) ArchestrA
2 2 (4.08%) WinCC
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) AutoCAD
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP MII
2 1 (2.04%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) PABX
3 2 (4.08%) Modbus
4 1 (2.04%) Profibus
4 1 (2.04%) SDH
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) VLAN
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.12%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (6.12%) FrontPage
3 2 (4.08%) NWDI
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (24.49%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Electrical Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) PLC Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) SCADA Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 9 (18.37%) XML
3 7 (14.29%) WPF
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) XSLT
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) JSP
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.04%) STL
6 1 (2.04%) JDBC
6 1 (2.04%) OLE DB
6 1 (2.04%) WinForms
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Life Science
2 1 (2.04%) Wiki
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.04%) CCTV
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) Solaris
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.20%) OO
2 5 (10.20%) CAD
2 5 (10.20%) OOD
3 3 (6.12%) Migration
3 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.12%) ERP
3 3 (6.12%) Information Security
3 3 (6.12%) Release Management
3 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.08%) Security Architecture
4 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.08%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.08%) Validation
5 1 (2.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C#
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) XAML
3 4 (8.16%) VB
3 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) VBA
5 2 (4.08%) C
6 1 (2.04%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) Pascal
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) HNC
3 3 (6.12%) PhD
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) CCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CEH
5 1 (2.04%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.04%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.04%) GAMP
3 1 (2.04%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Siemens
2 6 (12.24%) Allen-Bradley
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Wonderware
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Sun
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Huxley Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Waterlooville
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Rate: £25 - £32 per hour
Posted: 28 days ago
East Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £28 - £30 per hour
Posted: 28 days ago