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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 590 590 529
Rank change year-on-year
0 -61
Contract jobs citing SCADA 30 21 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.038% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.12% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% -24.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £559 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £485
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.02 £40.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -1.40%

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
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +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 31 July 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 31 July 2015.

SCADA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SCADA
Top 26 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 31 July 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 -15 26 £450 +28.47% 9
West Midlands +6 9 £425 +38.21%
Warwickshire +7 6 £488 -
London - 6 £438 - 4
Warwick - 5 £488 -
Scotland -9 4 £300 -28.14%
North West -24 4 - -
East of England - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Manchester - 4 - -
City of London - 3 £450 -
Inverness +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £450 -35.71%
Highlands -1 1 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 £450 -35.71%
South West -10 1 - - 2
South East -11 1 £450 -14.32% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 £250 -
Stirling - 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £300 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
2 16 (21.62%) SQL
3 15 (20.27%) Wonderware
4 14 (18.92%) C#
5 13 (17.57%) .NET
5 13 (17.57%) Finance
6 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.51%) Cyber Security
7 10 (13.51%) Information Security
8 9 (12.16%) CISM
8 9 (12.16%) CISSP
8 9 (12.16%) ArchestrA
8 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
9 8 (10.81%) Allen-Bradley
9 8 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
10 7 (9.46%) GMP
10 7 (9.46%) ERP
10 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (9.46%) QA
11 6 (8.11%) GAMP
11 6 (8.11%) Windows
11 6 (8.11%) Java
11 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
12 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.16%) ArchestrA
2 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.41%) Wireless
3 3 (4.05%) Network Security
3 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.35%) SDH
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) MPLS
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (27.03%) Manufacturing
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.05%) Electronics
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Automotive
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) Consultant
2 9 (12.16%) Developer
2 9 (12.16%) Analyst
3 8 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Architect
4 4 (5.41%) Applications Support
4 4 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) SCADA Engineer
5 3 (4.05%) Security Architect
5 3 (4.05%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.05%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.05%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (4.05%) Security Specialist
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.05%) Tester
5 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.05%) SOAP
3 3 (4.05%) WinForms
4 1 (1.35%) DCOM
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) GIS
3 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.35%) CESG
3 1 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.35%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
2 10 (13.51%) Information Security
2 10 (13.51%) Cyber Security
3 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.46%) ERP
5 7 (9.46%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.76%) Security Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) Project Management
7 4 (5.41%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Information Security Management
7 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.41%) Security Management
7 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.41%) SIEM
7 4 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (4.05%) SABSA
8 3 (4.05%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.41%) C
4 4 (5.41%) VB
5 3 (4.05%) Perl
5 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) VBA
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) CISSP
1 9 (12.16%) CISM
2 5 (6.76%) CEH
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) CISA
4 2 (2.70%) CISMP
4 2 (2.70%) GIAC
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SSCP
5 1 (1.35%) MCSA
5 1 (1.35%) PhD
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) CCDP
5 1 (1.35%) ISSMP
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) GMP
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 6 (8.11%) GAMP
3 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Wonderware
2 8 (10.81%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (5.41%) ION Trading
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) Siemens
6 1 (1.35%) BT
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30 - £38 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago