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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 585 562 548
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -14
Contract jobs citing SCADA 45 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.081% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 21
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£488 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £745 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £494 £484
% change year-on-year
+31.64% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £41.25 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £41.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +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
19009 18274 17504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.08% 32.32% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11951 10994 10589
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 759 718
Average hourly rate £21.35 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.48 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 41 £550 - 19
West Midlands +16 14 £488 +62.50% 1
London -9 9 £425 -22.90% 4
East of England +11 8 £650 -13.33% 3
South East -20 8 £650 +13.04% 8
Warwickshire +12 7 £488 +30.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £600 -11.11%
Warwick - 6 £488 -
Hertfordshire +11 5 - - 2
Berkshire +1 5 £650 +26.82%
Milton Keynes -6 5 £650 -3.70%
Manchester - 5 - - 2
North West - 5 - - 2
Reading -4 4 £650 +26.82%
Scotland -13 4 £300 -
City of London - 4 £438 - 1
Hampshire +8 3 £650 +13.04% 1
Coventry - 3 £650 -
Cambridge - 3 £650 - 1
Southampton - 3 £650 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £650 - 1
South West -1 2 £375 - 1
Inverness -4 1 - -
Highlands -4 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 £300 -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (31.88%) Manufacturing
2 15 (21.74%) Wonderware
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) C#
4 13 (18.84%) Finance
5 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.49%) .NET
6 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
7 9 (13.04%) ArchestrA
7 9 (13.04%) Allen-Bradley
7 9 (13.04%) CISSP
7 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (11.59%) Windows
9 7 (10.14%) Project Management
9 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
9 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
9 7 (10.14%) Degree
10 6 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (8.70%) QA
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (8.70%) Information Security
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.70%) GMP
10 6 (8.70%) ERP
11 5 (7.25%) GAMP
11 5 (7.25%) Linux
11 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
11 5 (7.25%) Java
11 5 (7.25%) CISM

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (13.04%) ArchestrA
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Wireless
2 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 2 (2.90%) MPLS
3 2 (2.90%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) SDH
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (31.88%) Manufacturing
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.80%) Automotive
5 3 (4.35%) Electronics
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (14.49%) Consultant
2 8 (11.59%) Developer
2 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) SCADA Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
6 3 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.35%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Process Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.35%) SAP PI
3 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.45%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.35%) Social Media
3 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) CESG
5 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.49%) Cyber Security
3 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.14%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (8.70%) ERP
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (8.70%) Information Security
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.80%) SOA
6 4 (5.80%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) Information Security Management
6 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.80%) Security Management
6 4 (5.80%) SIEM
7 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Content Management
7 3 (4.35%) Social Engineering
7 3 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) Java
4 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.80%) C
5 3 (4.35%) VB
5 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
5 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) CISSP
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) CEH
3 5 (7.25%) CISM
4 4 (5.80%) CISA
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCIE
6 2 (2.90%) CCNP
6 2 (2.90%) CCDP
6 2 (2.90%) GIAC
7 1 (1.45%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) PhD
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) GMP
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) GAMP
3 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.35%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Wonderware
2 9 (13.04%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) SAP
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.35%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Pega
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.35%) hybris
4 3 (4.35%) Guidewire
4 3 (4.35%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.35%) FatWire
5 2 (2.90%) BT
5 2 (2.90%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) Siemens
6 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.45%) Sourcefire
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