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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
UK
Rank 568 607 581
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -26
Contract jobs citing SCADA 33 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 20
Median daily rate £463 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £430 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £350 £460
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50

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
14189 15755 15717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.19% 30.78% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9150 10177 9634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 567 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 2017.

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 19 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +11 26 £463 +32.14% 16
West Midlands +12 9 £363 +36.02% 1
South East +19 8 £500 +28.20%
London +21 5 £375 -29.07% 6
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
Birmingham - 5 £425 - 1
Worthing - 2 £500 -
Surrey +9 1 £400 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 2
South West -2 1 - - 3
North West - 1 - - 2
Warrington - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £410 -
Coventry - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 17 (31.48%) SAP
1 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) .NET
3 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
5 12 (22.22%) Middleware
5 12 (22.22%) ERP
6 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.37%) Workflow
6 11 (20.37%) Automotive
6 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
7 10 (18.52%) Use Case
8 9 (16.67%) Predix
9 8 (14.81%) Migration
10 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
10 6 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
11 5 (9.26%) Analytics
11 5 (9.26%) Wonderware
11 5 (9.26%) CCTV
11 5 (9.26%) Degree
11 5 (9.26%) Oracle
12 4 (7.41%) Python
12 4 (7.41%) VMS
12 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
12 4 (7.41%) Front Office
12 4 (7.41%) Sun

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 9 (16.67%) Predix
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.85%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) TACACS
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.37%) RDBMS
2 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.37%) Automotive
2 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Front Office
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Architect
1 13 (24.07%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Consultant
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.11%) SCADA Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Support
5 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Wonderware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) Middleware
3 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) SAP PI
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (3.70%) REST
5 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) WinForms
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) CCTV
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.56%) Social Media
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) VMS
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (22.22%) ERP
3 11 (20.37%) Workflow
4 10 (18.52%) Use Case
5 8 (14.81%) Migration
6 6 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
7 5 (9.26%) Analytics
8 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) SOA
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) PhD
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISM
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
1 3 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.85%) GAMP
3 1 (1.85%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) SAP
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Wonderware
4 4 (7.41%) ION Trading
4 4 (7.41%) Siemens
4 4 (7.41%) Sun
5 3 (5.56%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.56%) Pega
6 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 2 (3.70%) Mapinfo
6 2 (3.70%) Rockwell
7 1 (1.85%) Allen-Bradley
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
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