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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
Rank 576 555 496
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -59
Contract jobs citing SCADA 31 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.051% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £477
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -26.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £470
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -28.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £16.45 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £35.92 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 -30 23 £350 - 26
Cheshire -8 5 £440 - 1
North West -19 5 £440 +60.00% 14
Leicestershire +3 4 £340 -
London -7 4 £375 -5.66% 4
East Midlands -10 4 £340 -
South East -13 4 £150 -68.42% 1
Leicester +5 3 £340 -
City of London - 3 £375 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £225 -33.33%
Wales - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
South Wales - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Royston - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey +5 1 £150 -
Coventry +3 1 £225 -35.71%
Warwickshire 0 1 - -
Warwick -3 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Horley - 1 £150 -
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
Newport - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

SCADA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (25.71%) SQL
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) Cyber Security
3 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
6 10 (14.29%) C#
6 10 (14.29%) Finance
6 10 (14.29%) Wonderware
7 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
7 9 (12.86%) ERP
8 8 (11.43%) CISSP
8 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.43%) WinForms
8 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.00%) Information Security
9 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Windows
10 5 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (7.14%) CISM
10 5 (7.14%) GAMP
10 5 (7.14%) GMP
10 5 (7.14%) VB
10 5 (7.14%) Oracle
10 5 (7.14%) QA
10 5 (7.14%) ArchestrA
11 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework

SCADA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.14%) ArchestrA
2 2 (2.86%) WinCC
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.86%) Modbus
3 2 (2.86%) Profibus
3 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.29%) Finance
3 5 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Electronics
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.43%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Consultant
2 14 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.29%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) SCADA Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.71%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Operations Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) PLC Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) PLC SCADA Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Cyber Security Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Process Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.43%) WinForms
3 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) DCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.86%) FMCG
2 2 (2.86%) E-Learning
2 2 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) GIS
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) CCTV
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Cyber Security
2 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
3 12 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 9 (12.86%) ERP
5 7 (10.00%) Information Security
5 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (5.71%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (4.29%) SABSA
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.86%) Information Assurance
8 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) VB.NET
3 10 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) CISSP
3 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (1.43%) SSCP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSA
6 1 (1.43%) PhD
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CCNA
6 1 (1.43%) ISSMP
6 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.14%) GAMP
2 5 (7.14%) GMP
2 5 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Wonderware
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) ION Trading
4 3 (4.29%) Siemens
4 3 (4.29%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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